Taxi fare tariff

The driver must, unless he has a reasonable excuse, accept any hiring within the Borough of Spelthorne. This fare card must be displayed inside the taxi and must be visible to the passengers at all times. The fare for such journeys, whether or not the journey is one which the driver is obliged by law to undertake, is as follows:

TARIFF 1 For a hiring daily between 6am and 10pm

First mile or part thereof.


Each subsequent 176 yards or part thereof or 40 seconds waiting time.




TARIFF 2 Extra charges

For a hiring between 11pm and 6am and Public Holidays (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).

First mile of part thereof£5.40
Each subsequent 176 yards of part thereof or 40 seconds waiting time£0.30
TARIFF 3 For a hiring Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Years Day. 
First mile or part thereof£7.20
Each subsequent 176 yards or part thereof or 40 seconds waiting time£0.40
A - Additional charges: 
For each article of luggage conveyed outside the passenger compartment.£0.20
B - For each person in excess of two.£0.20
C - For each animal, excluding registered assistance dogs.£0.20
D - A soiling charge, if soiled by the action of a passenger, to cover the loss of income due to the vehicle being cleaned£50.00


If the journey takes the cab outside the borough of Spelthorne, the driver must still charge in accordance with the above scales unless he has agreed otherwise with the hirer BEFORE THE JOURNEY HAS STARTED.

ANY COMMENTS OR CONCERNS should be reported immediately to the Taxi Licensing Officer with the number of the cab or the number of the driver's badge. Complaints can also be notified by telephone from Monday to Thursday, 8.45am to 5.30pm and Friday 8.45am to 5pm.