News updates of changes within the taxi/private hire trade. This page will include press releases and details of consultations, rank closures and details of meetings as required.
Due to the Beverley Food Festival taking place on Sunday 1 October 2017 the Saturday Market, Old Waste and Sow Hill area will be closed on both Saturday 30 September 2017 and Sunday 1 October 2017 for general admission.
Taxis will be allowed to rank in Saturday Market through Sow Hill between 18:00 on Saturday 30 September and 04:00 on Sunday 1 October under the control of Beverley Town Council Marshall's. Between these times taxis are permitted to queue in the centre of the market place (on the area that was previously the taxi rank) whilst waiting to enter the existing rank spaces. On this date please start ranking from the corner of Old Waste back to end of the existing rank outside. To avoid any confusion or issues, please use this area to queue only and not for the purposes of picking up passengers.
The market place will be closed to all vehicles from 04:00 on Sunday 1 October.
Outside of these times a temporary taxi rank is been provided on Sow Hill Road, there will be a provision for 6 to 8 cars at one time.
Due to the Beverley Town Council Christmas Extravaganza taking place on Thursday 23 November 2017 the Saturday Market and Old Waste will be closed between 15:00 and 21:00.
A temporary taxi rank is being provided on Sow Hill Road, there will be provision for 6 to 8 cars at one time.
Anyone who has any concerns about unlicensed taxis should email the council’s licensing team at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a licensed private hire operator or a hackney carriage proprietor then why not apply to be eligible to tender for passenger services contracts on behalf of ERYC. Please see the below leaflet for further information on how to register:
Applying to be registered for contracts leaflet (pdf 113kb, opens in new window)