Taxi fares and tariffs

The following are the current hackney carriage fares, approved by Wigan Council, with effect from 2 March 2022.

Current Taxi Fares - Effective from 2 March 2022
Tariff One. Hiring begun from 7am to 10:59pm
For the first 176 yards (approx. 160 meters): £2.00p
For each subsequent 176 yards (approx. 160 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.20p
Waiting Time: For each period of 29 seconds or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Tariff Two. Hiring begun from 11.00 pm to 6:59 am or begun on any Bank Holiday other than those in tariff three
For the first 140.5 yards (approx. 128 meters): £2.50p
For each subsequent 140.5 yards (approx. 128 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.20p
Waiting Time: For each period of 23 seconds or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Tariff Three. Hiring begun after 6:00 pm on 24th December & before 6:59 am on 27th December & hiring made after 6:00 pm on 31st December & before 6:59 am on 2nd January
For the first 88 yards (approx. 80 meters): £4.00p
For each subsequent 88 yards (approx. 80 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.20p
Waiting Time: For each period of 14 seconds or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Extra Charges
(a) Where five or more persons hire a vehicle licensed to carry that number of passengers, there may be charged for each passenger over four, the sum of: £1.50p
(c) A charge of £30.00 may be made for the soiling of the vehicle by travel sickness brought on by alcohol or drugs or for the soiling of the vehicle by animals carried in it.  
No other charges may be made.  

Complaints

Any complaints in relation to a hackney carriage vehicle or driver should be made together with the licence number of the vehicle and / or driver to the Licensing Section Licensing enquiry or complaint – Wigan Council.

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