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Wheelchair accessible private hire vehicles

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 18th March 2020.

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How many private hire vehicles (PHVs) currently licensed in London are wheelchair accessible, and what proportion of the fleet do they represent?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Transport for London publishes a list of wheelchair accessible private hire vehicles (PHVs) here: http://content.tfl.gov.uk/designated-vehicles-02.03.2020.pdf

The list (as of 02/03/20) contains 586 wheelchair accessible PHVs, that equates to 0.6 per cent of the overall PHV fleet.

The entire fleet of 18,999 taxis are wheelchair accessible.