The Motor Hackney Carriages (Londonderry) Bye-Laws (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2018

Consultation opened on 12 June 2018. Closing date 05 July 2018.


The Department for Infrastructure proposes to make an Order entitled The Motor Hackney Carriages (Londonderry) Bye-Laws (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2018.


Consultation description

The Order prescribes locations which may be used as a stand for taxis in Londonderry, the maximum number of taxis which may use those stands and the hours they are available for use as shown below.

Location Position of Stand Maximum number of Taxis Hours available for use
Market Street South-east side – from a point 6 metres south-west of its junction with Newmarket Street for a distance of 37 metres in a south-westerly direction. 7 At any time
Police Court Street North side – from a point 6 metres west of its junction with Queen’s Quay for a distance of 34 metres in a westerly direction. 6 At any time
Strand Road West side – from a point 15.5 metres south of its junction with Sackville Street for a distance of 42 metres in a southerly direction. 8 10.00 p.m. to 7.00 a.m. all days
Waterloo Place West side – from a point 37 metres north of its junction with William Street for a distance of 16 metres in a northerly direction. 3 At any time

The Order also revokes and re-enacts existing Taxi stands in Lower Clarendon Street and Market Street and removes taxi stands in Bishop Street and Rossville Street which no longer exist.

Inspecting the proposals

Full details are contained in the draft Order which, together with a map showing the roads involved, may be inspected free of charge during office hours within the period below at the Department’s address as follows:

DfI Roads Western Division
Traffic Management
1 Crescent Road
BT47 2NQ

Making an objection

Any person may, before 5 July 2018, object or make other representations to the proposal by writing to the Department at the address above or by emailing stating the grounds for objection.

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