Amendment to Hackney Carriage Fares in the Borough of Woking
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 - Section 65
Woking Borough Council is responsible for setting the maximum level of fares charged by hackney carriages in Woking. The fare calculator approved by The Executive in October 2022 resulting in a new table of fares as set out below has been produced and approved by the Licensing Authority for publication.
A copy of this notice and the proposed table of fares will be available for inspection without payment from the 1 December 2022, at the address shown below between 9am and 4.30pm on Monday to Friday.
Any objections to this variation of the table of fares should be made in writing to the undersigned no later than 5pm on 14 December 2022. Where no objections are received or have been received but withdrawn, the proposed tariff shall take effect 15 December 2022.
If objections are received and not withdrawn the Portfolio Holder for Taxi and Private Hire shall consider the objections and approve the table of fares with or without modification to come into force on 12 January 2023.
Woking Borough Council Hackney Carriage Fare Chart effective 15 December 2022
Fare for distance and time
All distance and time charges include uncompleted parts thereof.
|Tariff 1: Day-time rates (except where rates 2 or 3 apply)||Tariff 2: Night and holiday rate||Tariff 3: Double time day-time rate||Extra charges|
|Rates for the first mile: £5.72 (Monday to Saturday) and £6.62 (Sunday)||Rate for the first mile: £7.93||Rate for the first mile: £11.44|
|Rate for each mile thereafter: £2.82||Rate for each mile thereafter: £4.23||Rate for each mile thereafter: £5.64|
|Hirings between: 7am and 11pm||Hirings between 11pm and 7am and national public holidays (except where double rate day rate applies)||Hirings between: (1) 11pm on Christmas Eve and 5pm on 27 December; and (2) 11pm on 31 December and 7am on 1 January|
|£3.10 (Monday to Saturday; £4 (Sunday); maximum charge up to 125 yards or 22 seconds||£4 (Monday to Saturday); maximum charge up to 125 yards or 22 seconds||For each passenger in excess of one: 50p|
|20p; for each additional 125 yards or 22 yards||30p; for each additional 125 yards or 22 seconds||Soling the carriage leaving it unfit for immediate subsequent hiring: £100|
- All luggage carried inside or outside the passenger compartment is free of charge.
- Any assistance dog carried is free of charge.
If the journey takes the taxi outside the Woking Borough area, the driver MUST still charge in accordance with the above scale unless he/she has agreed otherwise with the hirer before the journey has started. These are the maximum fares chargeable.
Any complaints about a taxi or driver should be directed to: Licensing Team, Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, GU21 6YL. Alternatively, phone: 01483 755 855, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting, if possible, the taxi plate number and/or the driver's badge number.
Officer: Matthew Cobb, Senior Licensing Officer, Licensing Team, Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, GU21 6YL. Email: email@example.com
Date: 1 December 2022