A private hire operator is a person making provision in the course of a business for the invitation or acceptance of bookings for private hire vehicles. Private hire operators are based at premises throughout the City and normally accept bookings over the telephone. Cars are dispatched to customers through the use of radios or computerised systems. There are no restrictions on the number of vehicles and drivers that can be operated under a Private Hire Operators Licence.
For more information please contact the Licensing Section.
Newington Road East
Newcastle upon Tyne
Phone 0191 2783864