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Licence updates

​​​Get the latest updates about licensing, issues affecting the licensing community and other news that could affect your business.

Local updates

  • Mandatory Driver Training: A huge thank you to both the licensed Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Trade for attending the mandatory training seminars held between 3 to 14 April 2014 and for your valuable contributions.
  • Reminder to all licensed Private Hire/Hackney Carriage drivers to bring all relevant supporting documentation with their application forms to avoid unnecessary delays at the Licensing Service Counter.
  • Licensing Act 2003: Reminder to holders of Premises Licences and Secretaries of Club Premises to make provisions with the Licensing Service to pay their obligatory annual licence maintenance fee due on the anniversary date of their licence.
  • Drake Street Traffic Regulation Order: Permanent Prohibition of all Vehicles except buses and Metrolink on Drake Street from the junction of Smith Street to Water Street. This prohibition is applicable at all times.​

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01706 924114

Phone: Monday-Friday 8.45am-4.45pm.

Licensing Unit
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU

Licensing counter at Number One Riverside​

Drop-in sessions: Monday-Thursday 9.30am-11am and 2pm-4pm. Friday 9.30am-11am.

Collection only sessions: Monday-Thursday 11am-12noon and 2pm-4pm. Friday 11am-12noon.