Licensing Consultation


Hackney Carriage Taxi Tariff Review 2022

Section 65 Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (“the Act”)

RE: Proposed increase to the Hackney Carriage Fare Tariff (2013)

The Licensing department have received a request to increase parts of the Hackney Carriage fare tariff (2013).

This case will be put before the next available meeting of the Regulatory Services Committee in June 2022 (date to be confirmed), who will determine the proposal as follows:

  • An increase in the daytime rate from £2.80 to £3.00 for the first 1015 metres
  • Maintain the existing 10p rise thereafter but for every additional 90 meters up to 2030 meters (currently is additional 95 metres up to 2155 metres);
  • Maintain the existing 10p rise but for every additional 50 metres (or part thereof) in excess of 2030 (currently 55 metres in excess of 2155 metres);
  • An increase the night time charge  from £3.20 to £3.50 including a change to the night time hours from 23:00hrs to 06:00hrs to 20:00hrs - 6:00hrs

 If you wish to make representations on the above changes I would be grateful if you can provide us with your comments in writing via email to no later than midnight on 27 May 2022.

The above will be considered at the Regulatory Services Committee Meeting on Wednesday 29 June at 6pm. - Regulatory Services Committee - 29 June 2022 (6pm) (

Please click here for the current Hackney Carriage Taxi Tariff.