The Council is currently consulting on the review of the Licensing Policy under the Licensing Act 2003 and Statement of Principles under the Gambling Act 2005. Please see relevant links below.

At the City Council we are responsible for issuing licences for Hackney Carriages, Private Hire Vehicles, Premises Licences (for the sale of alcohol, regulated entertainment and late night refreshment), Personal Licences (all under the Licensing Act 2003) as well as for Street and House to House collections.


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