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Revised Taxi Charges, East Ayrshire

Notice ID: GRE2412986

Notice effective from
18th May 2022 to 17th June 2022

Notice is hereby given that East Ayrshire Council, being the Licensing Authority in terms of section 17 of the above Act, as amended, have reviewed the scales for fares and other charges in relation to taxis licensed within the Council area, and the undernoted fare structure will become effective throughout all East Ayrshire from 30 May 2022. The following shall be the maximum fares, charged by distance, for the hire of a Taxi:
Fares Charge

Fares by Distance
0 to 1320 Yards £4.00

For each additional 125 yards or part thereof £0.20

Hires between Midnight and 6am Surcharge £2.00

Hires between Midnight on 24 December until 6am on
26 December & Midnight on 31 December until 6am Double Fare
on 2 January
5,6,7 & 8 seater taxis for each passenger In excess of 4 £2.00 Waiting time per 5 minute period £1.95

Taxi called by hirer and not used £4.00

Radio call charge £1.00

Fouling charge £50.00

1. The fare for any distance in excess of 5 miles shall be the subject of special agreement. The taximeter must be operated on all hires within the said 5-mile limit.

2. Where prior to the acceptance of the hire, the hirer requests to hire by time rather than by distance and the driver agrees, such fare may be charged as proposed by the driver and agreed by the hirer at that time.

3. If requested by the hirer, the driver shall assist with the loading and unloading of luggage without any extra charge.

4. Passengers should note that where an operator is registered for VAT purposes, a surcharge, calculated at the rate of Value Added Tax current at the time, may be charged in respect of each hire. The operator must display an appropriate notice to this effect within the vehicle.

East Ayrshire Council
Comhairle Siorrachd Air an Ear
Chief Governance Officer
Licensing Unit,
Council Headquarters
London Road, Kilmarnock KA3 7BU


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East Ayrshire Council

Council Headquarters , London Road , Kilmarnock , KA3 7BU 0845 724 0000


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