Licensing

This page provides details of Wrexham County Borough Council Licensing services, which are are part of the Public Protection Department.

The aim of the Licensing service is to improve the standards of public safety in respect of licensed premises, persons and vehicles. This is achieved by the balanced use of enforcement and education in relation to the relevant legislation.

Please also see Licensing frequently asked questions.

We are responsible for licensing the following:

  • Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Vehicles, Drivers & Operators
  • House to House Collections
  • Late Night Refreshment
  • Lotteries and Amusements
 
  • Premises That Sell Alcohol
  • Scrap Metal Dealers
  • Sex establishments
  • Street Collections

Other licences are dealt with by contacting the section or department as shown : -

  • Animal Boarding
    Housing & Public Health - telephone 01978 292040

  • Dangerous Wild Animals
    Housing & Public Health - telephone 01978 292040

  • Dog Breeding
    Housing & Public Health, telephone 01978 292040

  • Door Person Registration
    Security Industry Authority (SIA), telephone 08702 430100

  • Riding Establishments
    Housing & Public Health, telephone 01978 292040

  • Pet shops
    Housing & Public Health, telephone 01978 292040

  • Skips for use on Public Highways
    Highways Maintenance, telephone 01978 296002

  • Tattooists/Ear Piercers/Electrolysis
    Health and Safety, telephone 01978 292040

  • Petroleum
    Trading Standards, telephone 01978 296060

  • Provision of Late Night Refreshment
    The Licensing Department, Tel: 01978 292049


Application for a Personal Licence

This document is available to download in the following formats:

Disclosure of Convictions and Cautions

This document is available to download in the following formats:


Licensing Register

Public Registers and Locations

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Objections to Premises / Club License Applications

Applicants are required to advertise on the premises and in the local press. These adverts explain how to object if anyone wished to do so.

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Complaints

You can complain about a licensed premise by using the Wrexham County Borough Council normal complaints procedure or by contacting:

Housing and Public Protection Department
Ruthin Road
Wrexham
LL13 7TU

Telephone: 01978 315788 or 01978 292049

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Useful Links


For Private Hire and Hackney Licensing issues including vehicle testing (other than enforcement) contact should be made with :

Community Services Depot
Abbey Road South
Wrexham Industrial Estate
Wrexham
LL13 9PW

Telephone: 01978 729600
Fax: 01978 729601
Email: environmental@wrexham.gov.uk


Licensing Contact Information

Telephone: 01978 315788 or 01978 292049

Fax: 01978 315701

Email: public_protection_service@wrexham.gov.uk | Online general enquiry form

Address:
Housing and Public Protection Department
Ruthin Road
Wrexham
LL13 7TU

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