Taxi information

Hackney carriage (taxi) fares as from 1 April 2019

Tariff One Daytime 7am-11pm Monday to Saturday

  • £3.00 for the first 1/5 mile
  • £1.70 for every mile thereafter 
  • Waiting time £15.00 per hour (10p every 24 seconds)

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

  • £3.60 for the first 0.25 mile
  • £2 for every mile thereafter 
  • Waiting time £20.00 per hour (10p every 18 seconds)

Tariffs Three, Four and Six - 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.

  • £4.50 for the first quarter mile
  • £2.55 for every mile thereafter
  • Waiting time £20.00 per hour (10p every 18 seconds)

Extras

The following prices apply to extras:

  • Cats and dogs - carried at discretion of the driver £1
  • 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.