Research

Newcastle Disability Forum seeks to encourage and participate in research which aims to address the inequalities faced by disabled people in their day to day lives.

Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Hire

Below is a list in alphabetical order of some taxi firms which operate wheelchair accessible vehicles in the North Tyneside and Newcastle upon Tyne area, with the area in which they are based in brackets.  Additions to this list can be made by contacting the NDF office.

It is highly recommended that users give notice when requesting a wheelchair accessible vehicle, as some taxi firms have limited availability of such vehicles.

  • Access Cars/East Coast Taxis (Whitley Bay) 0191 290 1000
  • Blueline Taxis (various areas) 0191 262 6666
  • Budget Taxis (various areas) 0191 298 5050
  • Central Taxis (North Shields) 0191 258 1000
  • East Coast Taxis (Whitley Bay) 0191 253 3777
  • Five Star Taxis (various areas) 0191 222 0555
  • Noda Taxis (Newcastle upon Tyne) 0191 222 1888