Heathrow Authorised Vehicle Area
Dedicated area for drivers of private hire vehicles and licensed taxis
Heathrow opened an Authorised Vehicle Area on a trial basis this year when local residents and businesses expressed their concerns about the number of private hire vehicles waiting in local residential areas.
This is a dedicated area for private hire vehicles and licensed taxis in which to wait for passengers prior to picking up from a short stay car park and meeting at an agreed location within the terminal.
Open seven days a week, facilities include vending machines, hot refreshments, a covered smoking area, toilets and litter bins throughout.
- Hot refreshments
- Vending machines
- Covered smoking area
- Litter bins
Open from 05:00. Last entry 23:45 (daily)
- £1 per hour (first five hours)
- Five hours and above will be charged at the Short Stay Car Park Rates in Terminal 3 [see Short Stay rates]
- No pre-booking is required
- Payment can be made by cash, credit or debit cards
Northern Perimeter Road,
Find it by satnav: Latitude: +51.48018 Longitude: -0.45504