Rear loading wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAV) for use as Hackney Carriages within the Vale Royal Hackney Carriage zone consultation

​This consultation is now closed.

The Council has received a request to consider licensing rear loading wheelchair accessible vehicles as Hackney Carriages. Hackney Carriages are available for immediate hire from a rank or by hailing them in the street. Wheelchair using passengers would still be loaded and carried while remaining in their wheelchairs but would be loaded into the rear of the vehicle from the road.

Taking part in the consultation

Please read the consultation document before filling out the online survey.

The outcome of the consultation exercise will be reviewed by the Licensing Committee on the 20 March 2018. The results of this public meeting will be published shortly after the meeting.

Please note

We welcome views from all sections of the community and would encourage everyone to take part in this consultation. Please note that the Council has a responsibility to make sure that its services are available to all, regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief or gender identity. Comments that are offensive to particular groups or considered inappropriate under the Equality Act 2010 will not be considered or published as part of this consultation.

 

 

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