West Berkshire Council

Start date: 2018-04-13
End date: 2018-05-10
Results: 2018-08-10

Proposed Changes to Fees for the Licensing of Hackney Carriages and Private Hire Vehicles and Operators 2018

Have your say

We propose the following changes to the fees for the licensing of hackney carriages and private hire vehicles and operators:

Licence typesCurrentProposed
Hackney Carriage£157£161
Private Hire Vehicle£148£152
Private Hire Vehicle (with dispensation)n/a£207


Private Hire Operator LicenceCurrent five year licenceProposed five year licence
1 to 4 vehicles£528£545
5 to 9 vehicles£846£870
9 plus vehicles£1,317£1,356


Any comments on the proposed fees should be submitted in writing to the Licensing Team by midnight on 10 May 2018.

(Please note: only written responses will be accepted. Comments submitted by phone, Twitter and Facebook will not be considered as a valid response.)

If no objections are received, or are subsequently withdrawn, the revised fees will come into operation for any licences commencing from 11 May 2018.

NB: A hard copy of this notice is available to view at our Market Street Offices for the duration of this consultation.  Please ask at reception during normal office hours.

What you told us

We received four objections to the proposal.

What we did

A report was submitted to the Licensing Committee on 25 June 2018 and it was decided that the fees should be increased as from 26 June 2018.

Who To Contact

Contact details for West Berkshire's Licensing team

01635 519184