Increase in taxi fares
The proposed new fares are set out
Notice of intention to increase taxi (Hackney Carriage) fares for distance - June 2023
In accordance with section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, Elmbridge Borough Council intends to increase the maximum fares for time and distance and additional costs that may be charged in connection with the hire of taxis (Hackney Carriages).
The proposed new fare table is set out below along with additional charges:
A. For each additional passenger in excess of one: £0.40
B. Booking Charge: £0.60
C. Waiting for each period of 2 minutes or part thereof : £1.00
D. For each animal not in a container (excluding Guide dogs) : £0.60
E. Soiling charge (where carriage is unfit for immediate, subsequent hire) : £100.00
The carriage of guide dogs is compulsory and free of charge
Payment by credit/debit card is free of charge.
Mileage rates may be charged from point of pick up only.
Fare tariff only applies to journeys which begin and end in Elmbridge. Other journeys to be negotiated separately, but the meter must be operated throughout the journey.
Any person wishing to object to the above fees may do so in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Licensing Team, Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, KT10 9SD
Any objections must be received by midnight on 09 June 2023