Taxi and Private Hire Licences

Licences and Street Trading

Winchester City Council is responsible for the licensing and regulation of Hackney Carriages (taxis) and Private Hire Vehicles within the Council's district.

Please click on the links below for further information on each licence.

Consultation on the Statement of Licensing Policy

Winchester City Council are currently reviewing the Statement of Licensing Policy with respect to Hackney and Private Hire Vehicles, Drivers and Private Hire Operators which is currently in consultation. If you have any comments to make regarding the changes, please provide them in writing to or in writing to Licensing, Winchester City Council, City Offices, Colebrook Street, Winchester SO23 9LJ, no later than 2 March 2017.