Taxi rank

Find information about taxi rank restrictions and what you can do if you get a penalty charge notice when parking in a taxi rank.

The taxi rank area in East Street

What taxi ranks are for

A taxi rank is where licensed hackney carriages park while waiting for their next fare.

Get taxi rank locations in Brighton & Hove,

no stopping except taxis sign

Can I park in a taxi rank?

Only licensed hackney carriages that are waiting for their next fare can park in a taxi rank. They cannot stay in a taxi rank for any other reason.

Why do we have taxi ranks?

Taxi ranks give drivers a place to park easily and centrally while waiting for a fare. Taxi ranks are usually situated where there is likely to be a need for a taxi throughout Brighton & Hove.

How do I know what the restrictions are?

The sign on the street will tell you this. If no times are shown the bay operates at all times, 24 hours a day and every day.

I have received a penalty charge notice when parking in a taxi rank, what do I do?

We are now issuing Regulation 10 penalty charge notices. This means that if you are seen by a CCTV operator or a Civil Enforcement Officer to be parked in a taxi rank we can issue a notice by post. This will be sent to the registered keeper of the vehicle.

You should decide whether to: