Public notice

Public Notice

Fixing of fares for hackney carriages

In accordance with Section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 the Thurrock Council hereby give notice of variation of the maximum fares and charges in respect of Hackney Carriages to come into effect from 26 August 2022.

The revision to the 'table of fares' is as follows:

Distances Tariff 1 for up to 4 persons Tariff 2 for over 4 persons
Rate 1: For all hirings except those occurring on the days and times defined in Rate 2 and 3
For the first 114.95 metres (approximately 125.71 yards) or the first 48 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) £3.20  
For the first 114.95 metres (approximately 125.71 yards) or the first 36 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time)   £4.80
For each additional 159.3 metres (approximately 174.2 yards) or 48 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) or until a distance of 9.65 kilometres (approximately 6 miles) travelled £0.20  
For each additional 170 metres (approximately 185.91 yards) or 36 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) or until a distance of 9.65 kilometres (approximately 6 miles) travelled   £0.30
Then for each additional 178.75 metres (approximately 195.48 yards) or 48 seconds (or a combination of parts such distance or time) £0.30  
Then for each additional 186 metres (approximately 203.41 yards) or 36 seconds (or a combination of parts such distance or time)   £0.40
Rate 2: For all hirings begun between 10pm and 6am Mondays to Saturday inclusive; all day Sunday; all day Bank Holiday (except where Rate 3 applies)
For the first 114.95 metres (approximately 125.71 yards) or the first 36 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) £4.80  
For the first 114.95 metres (approximately 125.71 yards) or the first 24 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time)   £7.20
For each additional 170 metres (approximately 185.91 yards) or 36 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) or until a distance of 9.65 kilometres (approximately 6 miles) travelled £0.30  
For each additional 176.36 metres (approximately 192.87 yards) or 24 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) or until a distance of 9.65 kilometres (approximately 6 miles) travelled   £0.40
Then for each additional 186 metres (approximately 203.41 yards) or 36 seconds (or a combination of parts such distance or time) £0.40  
Then for each additional 193.1 metres (approximately 211.17 yards) or 24 seconds (or a combination of parts such distance or time)   £0.60
Rate 3: For hirings begun between 6pm on 24 December until 6am on 27 December and those begun between 6pm on 31 December and 6am on 2 January
For the first 114.95 metres (approximately 125.71 yards) or the first 24 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) £6.40  
For the first 114.95 metres (approximately 125.71 yards) or the first 18 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time)   £9.60
For each additional 175.85 metres (approximately 192.31 yards) or 24 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) or until a distance of 9.65 kilometres (approximately 6 miles) travelled £0.40  
For each additional 182.5 metres (approximately 199.58 yards) or 18 seconds (or a combination of parts of such distance or time) or until a distance of 9.65 kilometres (approximately 6 miles) travelled   £0.60
Then for each additional 193.1 metres (approximately 211.17 yards) or 24 seconds (or a combination of parts such distance or time) £0.60  
Then for each additional 200.22 metres (approximately 218.96 yards) or 18 seconds (or a combination of parts such distance or time)   £0.80
Extra Charges (applicable to Rates 1,2 and 3)    
For each dog carried (except assistance dogs, for which no charge will be added) £0.50 £0.50
All road toll and congestion charges where applicable    

A copy of this notice will be open to public inspection without payment at the Civic Offices during normal office hours for a period of fourteen days from the date of publication of this notice.

Any person wishing to object to this variation shall by the 25 August 2022 which is fourteen days from the date of publication of this notice, write to the Licensing Manager, Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex RM17 6SL or licensing@thurrock.gov.uk giving in detail the reasons for their objection.

Publication date: 
Thursday 11 August 2022