Taxis lining the Promenade

There are two types of vehicle that can be licensed to carry fare paying passengers:

1.  Hackney carriage vehicles

  • can be flagged down by passengers and can use designated taxi ranks
  • the maximum fare is set by the council

2.  Private hire vehicles

  • must be booked in advance of the journey
  • the council has no control of the fare
  • work for a private hire operator