Hackney carriage fares

Hackney Carriage table of fares

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1976) Hackney Carriage table of fares

Cherwell District Council proposes to make the following table of Hackney Carriage Fares applicable to the hire of Hackney Carriages within the Cherwell District Area with effect from 1 September 2022.

Objections should be made in writing by Thursday, 4 August 2022  to:


Tariff Mileage and rate

1/ Day tariff

Between 6am and 10pm
 

If the distance does not exceed one quarter mile (403 metres) for the whole distance; 
or if the distance exceeds one quarter mile (403 metres) for the first quarter mile: £3.00

For each subsequent one thirteenth of a mile (123 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.15

2/ Night tariff

Between 10pm and 6am
 

If the distance does not exceed one quarter mile (403 metres) for the whole distance; 
or if the distance exceeds one quarter mile (403 metres) for the first quarter mile: £3.50

For each subsequent one fourteenth of a mile (114 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.15

3/ Christmas and New Year tariff

Between 9pm on 24 December and 
6am on 27 December

Between 9pm on 31 December and 
6am on 2 January

If the distance does not exceed one quarter mile (403 metres) for the whole distance; 
or if the distance exceeds one quarter mile (403 metres) for the first quarter mile: £4.00

For each subsequent one twelfth of a mile (123 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.25


 

4/ Sunday and Public Bank Holidays

Between 6am and 10pm
 

If the distance does not exceed one quarter mile (403 metres) for the whole distance; 
or if the distance exceeds one quarter mile (403 metres) for the first quarter mile: £3.00

For each subsequent one fifteenth of a mile (107 metres): £0.15

5/ Other charges
 

Waiting time for 20 seconds: £0.10

Soiling charge: £50.00

All journeys in hackney carriages, licensed by Cherwell District Council, from a designated ranks (or flags and hails) will be charged on the meter.

The metered fare represents the maximum chargeable fare.