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Licensing

Wheelchair accessible taxis and private hire vehicles

Find details of wheelchair accessible taxis and private hire vehicles in East Renfrewshire.

Licensed wheelchair accessible vehicles

  

 

Licence type

Vehicle make & model

Colour

Passenger capacity

Wheelchair capacity

Booking contact

PHC/002

Ford - Freedom

Black

4

N/K

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

PHC/009

Volkswagon Caddy

Blue

6

4+1

Compass (Barrhead) 01418808800

PHC/051

Citroen Berlingo

Silver

4

1+1

Gallagher Car Services 07342241929

PHC/052

Peugeot Partner

Grey

4

1+1

Independent 01414047494

PHC/081

Citroen Berlingo

Blue

4

1+1

Gallagher Car Services 07342241929

PHC/139

Volkswagon Caddy

Silver

4

N/K

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

PHC/278

Citroen Berlingo

Grey

4

1+1

UBER

PHC/290

Volkswagon Caddy

Blue

6

4+1

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

PHC/309

Peugeot Expert Tepee

Blue

6

2+1

Not Known

PHC/391

Vauxhall Vivaro

White

8

6+1

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

PHC/439

Renault Trafic

Silver

8

N/K

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

PHC/440

Peugeot Partner Tepee

Bronze

4

1+1

Compass (Barrhead) 01418808800

PHC/449

Peugeot Horizon

Blue

4

2+1

Compass (Barrhead) 01418808800

PHC/458

Vauxhall Vivaro

Red

8

6+1

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

PHC/461

Ford Tourneo

Silver

8

N/K

Compass (Barrhead) 01418808800

PHC/483

Peugeot Partner

Grey

4

2+1

Hampden Cars 01414291122

PHC/523

Vauxhall Vivaro

Silver

8

6+1

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

PHC/525

Peugeot Independence

Silver

5

N/K

East Ren Taxis 01416488787

PHC/547

 

Grey

4

1+1

 

TL/006

Peugeot Horizon

Grey

4

1+1

Eastwood Mearns 01416387041

TL/021

Peugeot Premier

Silver

4

2+1

 

TL/044

Vauxhall Vivaro

Silver

8

6+1

Independent 07708299399

TL/061

Volkswagon Caravelle

Beige

6

5+1

Clarkston Taxis 01416444999

 

 

 

 

 

 

The service drivers must provide

All vehicles and their drivers are licensed by the council. The drivers who hold these licenses need to provide the following services:

  • Transport the passenger while in their wheelchair.
  • Not to make any additional charges as a result.
  • Carry the wheelchair into the vehicle if the passenger chooses not to sit on the seat instead of the wheelchair.
  • Take reasonable steps to make sure the passenger travels in safety and comfort.
  • Give the passenger any help with mobility if needed.

Help with mobility

This includes:

  • Help to get in and out of the vehicle. Or help to get in and out of the vehicle while in the wheelchair.
  • Load and unload the wheelchair if the passenger doesn't want to stay in the wheelchair.
  • Load the passenger's luggage.

Drivers do not need to transport more than one wheelchair at a time. Drivers also have the right to refuse to transport a passenger under normal rules. For example, a passenger behaving in an unacceptable way.

Contact us

Please let us know if you have any problems hiring these vehicles. Please also tell us if a driver doesn't provide the service described above.

Email

celicensing@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Call

0141 577 3005


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