Taxi information

Hackney carriage (taxi) fares as from 01 April 2013

Tariff One Daytime 7am-11pm Monday to Saturday

  • £3.00 for the first 0.25 mile
  • £1.60 for every mile thereafter (10p for every other 1/16th mile (110 yards)
  • waiting time £15.00 per hour (10p every 24 seconds)

Tariff Two Night time 11pm - 7am (All day Sunday & Bank Holidays)

  • £3.50 for the first 0.25 mile
  • £1.80 for every mile thereafter (10p for every other 1/17th mile (103 1/2 yards)
  • waiting time £20.00 per hour (10p every 18 seconds)

Tariffs Three and Four Christmas and New Year

Double the appropriate tariff from:

  • 6pm, 24 December to 7am 27 December each year, and
  • 6pm, 31 December to 7am 02 January each year

Tariff Five (to be used only when carrying 5 or more passengers in a vehicle licensed to do so

Day and night time including Sundays and Bank Holidays.

  • £4.00 for the first quarter mile
  • £2.40 for every mile thereafter (10p every 1/22 mile (80 yards))
  • waiting time £20.00 per hour (10p every 18 seconds)

Tariff Six Christmas and New Year

Double tariff five from:

  • 6pm, 24 December to 7am 27 December each year, and
  • 6pm, 31 December to 7am 02 January each year

Extras

The following prices apply to extras:

  • Cats and dogs - carried at discretion of the driver 20p
  • Guide dogs - free carriage
  • Fouling charge £50.00

Taxis with wheelchair access

Please click on this link for a list of hackney carriages that currently have access for wheelchairs.