Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have suspended new driver applications and medicals, current licences will be extended by 6 months. 

See further information about changes to services.

Contact information for wheelchair accessible taxis

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010 Bournemouth borough Council produces a list of vehicles licensed as either a hackney carriage or a private hire vehicle wheelchair accessible. The list of Wheelchair Accessible vehicles designated for the purpose of Section 165 of the Act.

The Department for Transport Statutory guidance on Access for Wheelchair users to taxis and private hire vehicles is also provided.

Any driver issued with an exemption will be given a certificate (example below). This MUST be displayed need to be displayed in the vehicle they are driving.