For the best part of a year now RMT along with other Taxi trade representatives have been in dialogue with City of London Corporation regarding the exclusion of Taxis from Bank Junction. As has been well reported City of London made assurances that should there be any major road closures in the vicinity of Bank […]
TAVISTOCK PLACE PUBLIC INQUIRY – OBSERVATIONS The Tavistock/Torrington Place Public Inquiry is now over and we await the judgement. In the meantime RMT would like to set out some observations and reasons for our objections and highlight the evidence we collected, which were presented to the Inquiry by Ranks and Highways officer Ray Alleeson. […]
On Tuesday 31st October RMT reps attended the Tavistock/Torrington public inquiry in support of Ranks & Highways officer Ray Alleeson who was giving evidence on behalf of RMT as an objector to the scheme. Below Ray gives his summary of the evidence presented to the inquiry. RMT TAVISTOCK PLACE OBJECTIONS AT PUBLIC INQUIRY There […]
On Monday 15th May 2017 I attended a meeting with the City of London (COL) and representatives from the UCG, LCDC, LTDA and Unite. The meeting was a follow up to Aprils meeting so that an update could be given. As most will know the trial will commence on Monday 22nd May 2017. We were […]
The Rmt London Taxi Driver’ Branch last week along with all other trade orgs. submitted a response to TPH Suburban consultation.Below is the official document submitted by the branch. Please click on document to enlarge.
The ranks and highways team engaged with the BT Police at Victoria on Tuesday, regarding a solution to the problem of night time ranking facilities. We spoke to a sergeant who was adamant it was not BTP officers taking numbers of drivers using the terminus place rank when the station is officially closed between 01:30 […]
RMT London taxi branch committee rep Mike Sarwood has secured in principle and subject to agreement, a new taxi rank with 6 spaces outside Twickenham station. 2 taxi rank spaces will be provided at the rugby stadium Teddington station will receive 4 taxi rank spaces Overall, up to 25 new taxi rank spaces have been […]
A meeting was held on Friday 20/04/2012 between RMT representatives and Redbridge Highways Manager, Mike Woodward and Parking Enforcement Manager, Michael Jackson. RMT representatives Alan King and Stephen Barker went to Redbridge Council to discuss ways of improving existing taxi ranks and creating new ranks within the borough. It was agreed in principle that the […]