Pendle Borough Council

A to Z of services

Licence - hackney carriages (taxis)

Hackney Carriage Rank

Hackney Carriage (Taxi) Licences

Section 38 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 requires that all vehicles acting as hackney carriages be licenced.

All hackney carriages in Pendle are red in colour and have a meter fitted.

Hackney Carriage Drivers' Licences

Under Section 46 of the above Act, a hackney carriage licence is required before any person can drive a hackney carriage (commonly called a taxi).

Online Services:


This service is available Monday to Friday 11.00am to 2.30pm

Contact details

Contact: Taxi Licensing Team

Department: Regeneration Services

Telephone: 01282 661638

Fax: 01282 661071

Engineering and Special Projects, Elliott House, 9 Market Square, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 0LX

Search for other services by keyword

Begin to type the name and select from the appearing choices.

Green Flag Award Liberata Positive About Disabled People Investors In People ERDF Pendle Borough Council