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HACKNEY CARRIAGE FARES 2020/21

Effective from ? ??? 2020

 

MAXIMUM FARES FOR DISTANCE AND/OR TIME

 

Maximum fares for†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (The appropriate metric†

Distance and Time†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† measurements is shown in each case

 

TARIFF 1

 

For the first 550 metres (601 yards)

Or 2 minute 30 seconds waiting time or part thereof††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £3.00

 

For each additional 125 metres (137 yards)

Or 30 seconds waiting time or part thereof†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £0.20

(on 24 December up to 6.00pm Tariff 1 applies on 31 December up to 6.00pm Tariff 1 applies)

 

TARIFF 2

 

(A) For hirings commenced between midnight and 6.00am and all day Sunday and Bank Holidays 50% above Tariff 1 rate EXCEPT where Tariff 3 applies.† (From 6.00pm to Midnight on 24 December Tariff 2 Applies, from 6.00pm to Midnight on 31 December Tariff 2 applies)

 

For the first 550 metres (601 yards)

Or 2 minute 30 seconds waiting time or part thereof††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £4.50

 

For each additional 125 metres (137 yards)

Or 30 seconds waiting time or part thereof†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £0.30

 

TARIFF 3

 

(B) For hirings commenced between Midnight 24 December and 6.00am on 27 December Tariff 3 Applies and Midnight on 31 December and 6.00am on 2 January 100% above Tariff 1 rate.

 

For the first 550 metres (601 yards)

Or 2 minute 30 seconds waiting time or part thereof††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £6.00

 

For each additional 125 metres (137 yards)

Or 30 seconds waiting time or part thereof†††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £0.40

 

NOTE: only one of the above charges A or B is payable in respect of one hiring.

 

EXTRA CHARGES

 

For vehicles hired for more than two passengers, an extra 10p charge for each additional person, (over two passengers) shall be charged.

 

FARES FOR TIME

 

If a Hackney Carriage is hired by time such fare shall be agreed with the hirer at the commencement of the hiring.

 

TAXIMETER

 

When a Hackney Carriage furnished with a taximeter is hired by distance the proprietor or driver thereof shall not be entitled to demand and take a fare greater than that recorded on the face of the taximeter, save for extra charges authorised by the above mentioned table which it may not be possible to record on the face of the taximeter.

 

CONTAMINATION FEE

 

A fee of £50 will be permitted to be charged in cases of soiling or fouling within a Hackney Carriage, caused by any person or animal.