Designated Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Introduction

From 6 April 2017, drivers of taxis and private hire vehicles designated by the local licensing authority as being wheelchair accessible must comply with the requirements of Section 165 of the Equality Act 2010, unless they have been issued with an exemption certificate, further details are available below.

You can read the statutory guidance on access for wheelchair users to taxis and private hire vehicles on the government website.

If you have any questions or for more information contact customer services.

Approved vehicles

The following vehicles are approved by the council (the Licensing Authority) to be licensed as Hackney Carriage Vehicles:

  • LTI
  • TX1
  • TX2
  • TX4
  • Metro Triple T
  • Mercedes-Benz Vito
  • Peugeot E7 SE and XS short wheelbase models

Vehicles offered for Hackney Carriage are constructed in a way as to allow the carriage of disabled persons and will accommodate as a minimum a disabled person.

Hackney Vehicles can be accessed from the taxi ranks which can be viewed on the city centre map. Private hire companies also operate non designated wheelchair accessible vehicles, please contact a local operator.

Exemptions for taxi drivers

The Equality Act allows for exemptions from the duties on medical grounds or if the driver's physical condition makes it impossible or unreasonably difficult for him or her to comply with these duties.

It is the responsibility of drivers who require an exemption to apply for one by contacting for an application form to be sent to you.

When submitting your completed form, you will be required to provide evidence from your Medical Practitioner supporting your application and substantiating the medical reasons applicable to your request.

Based on the evidence provided we will determine if a you should be exempted from these duties. If approved, we will issue you with an Exemption Certificate, and an Exemption Notice to display prominently in the vehicle.

Your application will be determined by the Licensing Manager, and if successful you will be issued with the relevant Exemption Certificate and the Exemption Notice to display within the vehicle.

You can appeal to the magistrates' court within 28 days if we decide not to issue you with an Exemption Certificate.

List of wheelchair accessible vehicles

List of wheelchair accessible vehicles - 16 December 2021

Proprietor

Make

Model

VRM

Plate number

Mr Janghir Ahmed

LTI

TX4

BN58 BKJ

HCV 2

Mr Rashed Iqbal

LTI

TX4

AE57 CCY

HCV 5

Mr Mushtaq Ahmed

LTI

TX4

BJ60 HBC

HCV 10

Mr Muhammad Farooq

Mercedes

Vito

LC58 ATF

HCV 11

Mr Habib Khan

LTI

TX4

BF61 XZK

HCV 12

Mr Shaukat Ali

LTI

TX2

AE56 LFL

HCV 13

Mr Mohammed Mahroof

LTI

TX4

LK10 LNX

HCV 86

Mr Abdul Ghafoor

Mercedes

Vito

LB59 EGY

HCV 24

Mr Mohammed Tazeem

LTI

TX4

AJ58 OAP

HCV 26

Mr Ghulam Shabir

LTI

TX4

BX58 ZGH

HCV 34

Mr Tanveer Hussain

Mercedes

Vito

LB59 EFZ

HCV 35

Mr Imtiaz Ahmed

LTI

TX4

CH59 SAJ

HCV 47

Mr Saeed Akhtar

LTI

TX4

AF07 FON

HCV 51

Mr Abdul Jabbar

LTI

TX4

BG08 KFW

HCV 54

Mr David Ross

LTI

TX4

AE08 HUP

HCV 57

Mr Tahir Khurshid

Mercedes

Vito

C4 BYA

HCV 70

Mr Tahir Hussain

Mercedes

Vito

LG59 GKN

HCV 73

Mr Tariq Hussain

LTI

TX2

LT06 OCN

HCV 76

Mr Mansha Hussain

LTI

TX2

LM55 BYW

HCV 77

Mr Mohammad Latif

LTI

TX4

AE57 CEY

HCV 80

Mr Amjad Hussain

LTI

TX4

AE57 CEU

HCV 82

Mr Sajid Mahmood

Mercedes

Vito

LC10 ZHB

HCV 83

Mr Sarwar Khan

LTI

TX4

BD09 KKB

HCV 85

Mr Arif Hussain

LTI

TX4

C4 BCO

HCV 87

Mr Muhammad Ilyas

LTI

TX4

LS57 HYP

HCV 91

Mr Khizer Hayat

LTI

TX4

BJ58 PXH

HCV 95

Mr Ismat Raja

LTI

TX4

AE09 FFN

HCV 202

Mr Sakhawat Ali

LTI

TX4

BF09 TYP

HCV 142

Mr Mohammad Taj

LTI

TX4

BG08 KHR

HCV 147

Mr Zoheb Javeed

LTI

TX4 Bronze

C6 BYA

HCV 110

Mr Sajjad Hussain

Mercedes

Vito

LD59 HNR

HCV 71

Mr Mohammad Aslam

LTI

TX4 Bronze

BG08 KHY

HCV 144

Mr Mohammed Rafiq

Mercedes

Vito

LD09 BKE

HCV 170

Mr Naseem Akhtar

LTI

TX4

BF09 TXM

HCV 161

Mr Shakeel Ahmed

LTI

TX2

LT06 VMX

HCV 149

Mr Hafiz Amjad Hussain

LTI

TX4 Bronze

AE09 FFY

HCV 203

Mr Amjid Hussain

Mercedes

Vito

LD60 ZWL

HCV 58

Mr Gulnawaz Khan

LTI

TX4

AE57 CDF

HCV 112

Mr Muhammad Naeem

LTI

TX2

BX06 EPE

HCV 117

Mr Allah Ditta

LTI

TX4

AE07 FZT

HCV 124

Mr Kamlesh Sisodia

LTI

TX4

BF09 TWZ

HCV 135

Mr Nadeem Akhtar

LTI

TX4

AE57 CDY

HCV139

Mr Javeed Rafiq

LTI

TX4

AE57 CDZ

HCV 151

Mr Mohammed Tariq

LTI

TX4

AJ58 OAY

HCV 156

Mr Sher Alam

LTI

TX4

AJ58 OBU

HCV 162

Mr Mohammad Nadeem

LTI

TX4

AJ58 OBL

HCV169

Mr Nadeem Hussain

LTI

TX4

LS57 URJ

HCV 171

Mr Mohammed Faisal

LTI

TX2

LR56 KOA

HCV 199

Mr Bouchaib Dinari

LTI

TX4

AE56 LFP

HCV 204

Mr Shabir Hussain Rashid

LTI

TX4

LS56 MXW

HCV 207

Mr Mohammed Qadir

LTI

TX4

MK61 LHO

HCV 31

Mr Mohammad Tayyub

Peugeot

E7

SF61 EPV

HCV 208

Mr Shabbir Khan

LTI

TX4

MT61 JYY

HCV 18

Mr Fiaz Ahmed

Peugeot

E7

SF62 AWM

HCV 84

Mr Naheed Akhtar

Peugeot

E7

SJ62 EOZ

HCV 16

Mr Artique Younus

LTI

TX4

MF12 FWK

HCV 37

Mr Tariq Mahboob

Peugeot

E7

T8 RKX

HCV 205

Mr Omar Taj-Eddine

Peugeot

E7

TD10 MAR

HCV 8

Mr Abdelilah Saoud

LTI

TX4

LO13 POV

HCV 6

Mr Mohammed Saeed

Peugeot

E7

M25 AED

HCV14

Mr Amjad Kaleem Lodhi

LTI

TX4

LN63 ZPR

HCV 23

Mr Mohammed Azeem

Mercedes

Vito

SJ13 DYV

HCV 27

Mr Malik Abid Hussain

Mercedes

Vito

SD63 VWA

HCV 21

Mr Abdul Hameed

LTI

TX4

LP16 XLF

HCV 164

Mr Mohammed Ayoub

LTI

TX4

KE14 RZF

HCV 7

Mr Mohammed Ayeaz

LTI

tx4

LL14 EXR

HCV 28

Mr Nadeem Hussain

Peugeot

E7

SF14 EXZ

HCV 30

Mr Wajid Ali

LTI

TX4

LL64 WFJ

HCV 25

Mr Ishfaq Ahmad

LTI

TX4

LM65 LGL

HCV 20

Mr Rehmat Khan

LTI

TX4

LT65 FXK

HCV 1

Mr Mohammed Iqbal

LTI

TX4

KC15 APV

HCV 50

Mr Basharat Ali

Peugeot

E7

SF15 FNN

HCV 209

Mr Abdul Razaq

LTI

TX4

LO65 MFJ

HCV 101

Mr Khalid Mahmood

Peugeot

E7

SF15 HWP

HCV 3

Mr Tahir Ali

LTI

Vista Comfort

KE18 FXT

HCV 140

Mr Aftab Ahmad

LTI

TX4

LR65 EAO

HCV103

Mr Khalid Mahmood

Peugeot

E7 SE Auto

SF16 EOT

HCV 107

Mr Muhammad Shafique

Peugeot

E7

SJ65 FCW

HCV 63

Mr Amran Masood

Peugeot

E7

SF16 FZC

HCV 106

Mr Abdelhak Daif

Peugeot

E7

SF65 DYV

HCV 113

Mr Josefj Joshua King

LEVC

TX Vista

LL68 HXX

HCV 120

Mr Khalid Mahmood

Peugeot

E7

J11 NUG

HCV 123

Mr Abid Hussain

Mercedes

Vito

LK16 VWM

HCV 126

Mr Salim Chebira

Peugeot

E7

SF65 FPG

HCV 127

Mr Habib Ur-Rehman Hussain

Peugeot

E7

SF16 FNM

HCV128

Mr Imtiaz Ahmad

Mercedes

Vito

LK16 VWR

HCV 206

Mr Mohammed Hafeez

LTI

TX4

LS16 RKV

HCV 104

Mr Mohammed Shabir

LTI

TX4

LR16 VNL

HCV 109

Mr Shafiq Ahmed

LTI

TX4

SS11 AFS

HCV 114

Mr Gulraiz Ahmed

Mercedes

Vito

LK16 VJP

HCV 134

Mr Amjad Mahmood

Mercedes

Vito

SH19 KHH

HCV 9

Mr Tariq Mahmood

Mercedes

Vito

TM14 MOD

HCV 15

Mr Rashid Mohammed

LTI

TX Vista

RA55 HJA

HCV 29

Mr Faisal Rehman

Peugeot

E7

SU13 HXN

HCV 136

Mr Munawar Shah

Mercedes

Vito

LP17 VDT

HCV 44

Mr Tahir Chaudhary

LTI

TX Vista

JC11 DRY

HCV 141

Mr Said Mountazih

Mercedes

Vito

SA10 FLY

HCV 143

Mr Majid Malik

Mercedes

Vito

LN19 UEV

HCV 146

Mr Shahid Malik

LTI

TX Vista Comfort

BU69 WUM

HCV 100

Mr Parveiz Akhtar

LTI

TX Vista

LO69 AAY

HCV 93

Mr Zulfiqar Ali

Mercedes

Vito 114

M7 CAB

HCV 137

Mr Habib-Ur Rehman

LTI

TX Vista

LH18 AOU

HCV 94

Mr Dawoud Haselpoor

Mercedes

M8

SF17 FMC

HCV 40

Mr Zaheer Rafiq

Mercedes

Vito

SF69 XCX

HCV 66

Mr Muhammad Ishfaq

Mercedes

Vito

SF69 XDA

HCV 133

Mr Arshad Mahmood

LEVC

TX Comfort Plus

SN69 WKD

HCV 41

Mr Qasir Javaid

Mercedes

Vito

OA51 RJA

HCV42

Mr Rana Shahid Ahmed Khan

Mercedes

Vito

FG18 UZT

HCV 99

Mr Mohmood Khan

LTI

TX Vista

M44 OOF

HCV45

Mr Khalid Yaqub

Mercedes

Vito

SF69 WSK

HCV 130

Mr Sajid Hussain

Mercedes

Vito

WU19 CZA

HCV 200

Mr Azhar Mahmood

Mercedes

Vito

TAZ 252

HCV 132