Hackney Carriage fares

In accordance with section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 we propose to vary the Hackney Carriage tariff fares with effect from 30 September 2019 as follows:

Tariff 1

6am - Midnight

Existing

Up to 4/15 of a mile​​£2.00
​For each subsequent 1/15 mile (or part)   ​10p
​Waiting time per 50 seconds  ​10p

Proposed

​Up to 9/15 of a mile ​£3.00
​For each subsequent 1/15 mile (or part)​10p
​Waiting time per 50 seconds​10p

 

Tariff 2

Midnight - 6am and all times on Bank holidays excluding Christmas and New Year

Existing

​Up to 1/17 of a mile​£2.00
​For each subsequent 1/17 mile (or part)​10p
​Waiting time per 42 seconds​10p

Proposed

​Up to 1/17 of a mile​£2.50
​For each subsequent 1/15 mile (or part)​10p
​Waiting time per 50 seconds​10p

 

Tariff 3

Christmas and New Year special rate between 6pm on Christmas Eve and 6am on 27 December and between 6pm on New Year's Eve and 6am on 2 January.

The period covered by this tariff shall be extended by 24 hours if the last quoted date is itself a Bank holiday.

Existing

​Up to 5/15 of a mile​ £3.00
​For each subsequent 1/15 mile (or part) ​15p
​Waiting time per 50 seconds ​15p

Proposed

​Up to 9/15 of a mile ​£3.20
​For each subsequent 1/15 mile (or part)​15p
​Waiting time per 50 seconds ​15p

 

Any objections to the proposed increase in Hackney Carriage tariff fares may be made in writing to Licensing, Wakefield One, PO Box 700, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2EB or by email to licensingoffice@wakefield.gov.uk no later than 29 August 2019.

A copy of the Notice will be open to inspection at the Council Office; Wakefield One, PO Box 700, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2EB.