Proposed variation to the hackney carriage table of fares

Notice is given, in accordance with Section 65 Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, that the Council proposes to vary the Table of Fares for the hire of Hackney Carriages.

Congleton Zone

Current Table of Fares:

Proposed variation of fares
Tariff 1 – Day Rate

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£3.10

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 2 - Night Rate 11:30pm to 7am, All Day Sunday and Public/Bank Holidays, Christmas Eve from 6pm till Midnight, New Year’s Eve from 6pm till Midnight           

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£4.60

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.30

Tariff 3 - Christmas Day from Midnight to 7am on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day from Midnight to 7am on 2 Jan

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£6.20

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.40

Extra charges

Waiting time (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

£0.20

For each person in excess of one

£0.30

Where the vehicle or seating is soiled

£50.00

Proposed Table of Fares:

Proposed Table of Fares:
Tariff 1 – Day Rate

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£3.30

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 2 - Night Rate 10:00pm to 7am, All Day Sunday and Public/Bank Holidays

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£4.90

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.30

Tariff 3 - Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day (from 6pm on the preceding day to 8am on the subsequent day) 

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£6.40

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.40

Extra charges

Waiting time (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

£0.20

For each person in excess of one

£0.30

Where the vehicle or seating is soiled

£50.00

Crewe and Nantwich Zone

Current Table of Fares:

Crewe and Nantwich Zone Current Table of Fares:
Tariff 1 - Day Rate

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 5/10th mile)

£3.20

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 2 - Night Rate 9pm to 7am, All Day Sunday

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 5/10th mile)

£3.40

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 3 - All Bank Holidays (midnight to midnight), Christmas & New Year (from 6pm on 24/12 to 8am on 27/12 and from 6pm on 31/12 to 8am on 02/01)

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 5/10th mile)

£4.90

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.30

Extra charges

Waiting time (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

£0.20

For each person in excess of one

£0.30

Where the vehicle or seating is soiled

£50.00

Proposed Table of Fares:

Proposed Table of Fares:
Tariff 1 - Day Rate

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 5/10th mile)

£3.40

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 2 - Night Rate 10pm to 7am, All Day Sunday and Public/Bank Holidays          

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 5/10th mile)

£3.60

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 3 - Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day (from 6pm on the preceding day to 8am on the subsequent day) 

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 5/10th mile)

£5.10

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.30

Extra charges

Waiting time (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

£0.20

For each person in excess of one

£0.30

Where the vehicle or seating is soiled

£50.00

Macclesfield Zone

Current Table of Fares:

Macclesfield Zone Current Table of Fares:
Tariff 1 - Day Rate

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 8/10th mile)

£3.00

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 2 - Night Rate 11:30pm to 7am, All Day Sunday and Public/Bank Holidays                                                                         

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 8/10th mile)

£4.50

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.30

Tariff 3 – Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Initial or Minimum Fare (first 8/10th mile)

£6.00

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.40

Extra charges

Waiting time(per 30 seconds or part thereof)

£0.20

For each person in excess of one

£0.30

Where the carriage or seating is soiled

£50.00

Proposed Table of Fares:

Proposed Table of Fares
Tariff 1 - Day Rate

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£3.40

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.20

Tariff 2 - Night Rate 10pm to 7am, All Day Sunday and Public/Bank Holidays

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£4.90

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.30

Tariff 3 – Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day (from 6pm on the preceding day to 8am on the subsequent day) 

If the distance does not exceed one mile for the whole distance

£6.40

For each subsequent 1/10th mile or uncompleted part thereof

£0.40

Extra charges

Waiting time(per 30 seconds or part thereof)

£0.20

For each person in excess of one

£0.30

Where the carriage or seating is soiled

£50.00

The Council is responsible for setting the maximum level of fares charged by Taxis. The proposed Table of Fares has been designed to harmonise the fares charged across the Borough of Cheshire East, to simplify the structure and modify the fare payable.

Any objections to this variation should be made in writing to:

Miss Kim Evans
Licensing Team Leader
Cheshire East Council
Municipal Buildings
Crewe
CW1 2BJ

Within 14 days of the date of this Notice. A copy of this Notice will be available for inspection free of charge at Cheshire East Council, Westfields, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ.

If no objections to the variation are received the proposed Table of Fares will automatically and without further notice come into effect on the 15 January 2018.