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PROPOSED INCREASE IN LICENSED HACKNEY CARRIAGE FARES

Notice ID: MF0528340

Notice effective from
22nd November 2019 to 22nd December 2019

BLACKBURN with DARWEN BOROUGH COUNCIL
PROPOSED INCREASE IN LICENSED HACKNEY CARRIAGE FARES
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council being the authority for Hackney Carriage, in accordance with Section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, HEREBY GIVE NOTICE of the proposed increase to licensed Hackney Carriage fares. The proposed fares are displayed on the Council's website

www.blackbum.gov.uk


Any person may give notice in writing of an objection to the proposed increase, with reasons for the objection, within 14 days from the date of publication of the newspaper in which this notice appears. Such notice of objection should be sent to Donna Riding, Principal Licensing Officer, Environment and Operations, White Dove Offices, Davyfield Road Depot Davyheld Road Blackburn BB1 2LX or by email:

donna.riding@blackburn.gov.uk



PROPOSED BLACKBURN WITH DARWEN BOROUGH COUNCIL LICENSED HACKNEY CARRIAGE FARES
For Hiring between 6.00 am and 6.00 pm Monday to Saturday (excluding Bank Holidays):
If the distance does not exceed 672 metres (735 yards) for the whole thereof
£2.50
If the distance exceeds 672 metres (735 yards) for the first 672 metres
£2.50
For each subsequent 68.5 metres (75 yards) or lesser portion thereof
lOp
For Hiring between 6.00 pm and 6.00 am Monday to Saturday, All day Sundays, and Bank Holidays:
If the distance does not exceed 634 metres (693 yards) for the whole thereof
£2.50
If the distance exceeds 634 metres (693 yards) for the first 634 metres
£2.50
For each subsequent 68.5 metres (75 yards) or lesser portion thereof
lOp
Waiting period for each period of 45 seconds or uncompleted part thereof
lOp
Additional charges:
a) Articles of luggage conveyed outside the passenger compartment of the Hackney Carriage
Free
b) For the first person in excess of one conveyed
Free
For each subsequent person conveyed
Free
Wheelchairs for disabled persons
Free
Assistance dogs
Free
Pets, dogs and cats
50p
Valet fee if vehicle fouled
£20
For Hiring between 6.00 pm 24th December and 6.00 am
27th December and between 6.00 pm 31st December and 6.00 am
2nd January
If the distance does not exceed 603 metres (660 yards) for the whole thereof
£3.75
If the distance exceed 603 metres (660 yards) for the first 731 metres
£3.75
For each subsequent 185 metres (203 yards) or lesser portion thereof
15p
Journey over 6 miles from point of pickup - Tariff Two
NO OTHER CHARGES MAY BE MADE
Distance -The above fares apply throughout the whole of the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council UP-FRONT PAYMENTS - Drivers may ask you to pay an estimated fare/ deposit up-front. If you do not agree you may be refused travel COMPLAINTS - In case of complaint, please contact the Public Protection Service, Licensing, Town Hall Blackburn, BB17DY (Telephone: 01254 267666) giving the number of the Hackney Carriage Licence and full details.

Attachments

MF0528340.pdf Download

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

King William Street , Town Hall , Blackburn , Lancashire , BB1 7DY

http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/ 01254 585 585

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