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Taxi ranks

The taxi ranks in the Borough are located at:
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Pontypridd Taff Street - outside the Transport for Wales building.
Pontypridd Taff Street - outside Tesco Express and continues outside B&M Bargains in the designated zones.
Porth Station Street
Tonypandy Dunraven Street - opposite Domino's Pizza
Talbot Green Bus station
Aberdare Bus station and Cardiff Street. - Cardiff Street rank operate 7 days a week between the hours of 9pm and 6am

Licensed Hackney Carriage vehicles are the only vehicles that can use a taxi rank. These vehicles have a roof sign and must display a yellow plate on the rear of the vehicle, a smaller internal plate, and oval yellow door stickers on both front doors.

Hackney Carriage drivers must be licensed by the Council and wear an ID badge issued by the Council, which includes his/her photograph.

Taxi Marshals are present outside Tesco Express, Taff Street, Pontypridd on Friday and Saturday's from 10pm onwards.

The following tariffs will apply in licensed Hackney Carriage Vehicles:

However a new tariff will commence 00:01hrs on 31st August 2022 - please see link below - 'New Tariff letter to trade'.


Tariff detailsPrice1-4 passengers5-8 passengers
Tariff 1 £4.00 (1 mile and under) - 10p per 1/18mile Prices apply during hours of 7am - 7pm N/A
Tariff 2 £4.50 (1 mile and under) - 10p per 1/20mile Prices apply during hours of 7pm - 7am N/A
Tariff 3 £4.50 (1 mile and under) - 10p per 1/20mile N/A Prices apply during hours of 7am - 7pm
Tariff 4 £4.90 (1mile and under) - 20p per 1/12mile N/A Prices apply during hours of 7pm - 7am
Private Hire Vehicles cannot apply for hire at taxi ranks or in the street. Journeys must be pre-booked, normally by phone or in person at an office.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Licensing Team

Ty Elai,

Dinas Isaf East


CF39 1NY

Tel: 01443 425001
Fax: 01443 425301