10 May '13, 11am

An interesting historical look at the iconic London Black Taxi.

An interesting historical look at the iconic London Black Taxi.

About Us :: History and values :: History of the London Taxi History of the London Taxi A brief history of the London taxi The first ‘taxi’ appeared on the streets of London in the form of a horse drawn coach in the 17th Century. They were coined ‘Hackney Carriages’, derived from the French term hacquenée meaning ‘ambling nag’. Three centuries later and the custom continues, making the licensed taxi trade the oldest regulated public transport system in the world. In 1625 there were as few as 20 taxis available for hire, operating out of inn yards. In 1636, the owner of four hackney coaches brought them into the Strand outside the Maypole Inn, and the first taxi rank had appeared. He established a tariff for various parts of London, and his drivers wore a uniform, so they would be easily recognisable. When drivers began using lighter cabriolets, two-wheeled vehicles from Fr...

Full article: http://www.radiotaxis.co.uk/History-of-the-London-Taxi

Tweets

Happy Friday! We hope you have some great plans...

radiotaxis.co.uk 10 May '13, 8am

Book a taxi now 020 7272 0272 @radiotaxis_boss on twitter 09:54 :: Friday, 10 May 2013 Contact us Radio Taxis Group Limite...

Love London: the top 10 luxury hotels in London

Love London: the top 10 luxury hotels in London

aluxurytravelblog.com 10 May '13, 10am

London is home to a wealth of stunning architecture, regal palaces, world-class museums and some of the best shops in the ...

Taxi drivers’ fury as New Street Station rank has space for only 11 cabs » National Taxi Association

Taxi drivers’ fury as New Street Station rank h...

They have spent £600 million on this station, but I doubt £10 has been spent thinking about where the taxis are going to g...

Out and about in #London tonight and in need of...

radiotaxis.co.uk 10 May '13, 5pm

Price quotes are accurate at time of booking. Any deviations to the original booking such as waiting time, additional stop...

All taxis will be able to pick up fares from September » National Taxi Association

All taxis will be able to pick up fares from Se...

Whoever drafted the rather simply titled “Taxis Act (Northern Ireland) 2008” doesn’t appear to have had much experience wi...

Limited stock of low mileage, '12 plate ex-demo Toyota Avensis available now from just £11,995 OTR! Click for info -

Limited stock of low mileage, '12 plate ex-demo...

cabdirect.com 10 May '13, 8am

For information on vehicles just arrived or due in shortly FREEPHONE 0800 916 3021 or click here . We stock everything fro...

Top tips to help you enjoy a luxury night out a...

aluxurytravelblog.com 10 May '13, 7pm

Top tips to help you enjoy a luxury night out at the theatre in London By Simon Harding on Jan 31, 2013 in Accommodation ,...

.@GabrieleAnde Looking to Step Up Her Game in D...

flotrack.org 09 May '13, 11pm

MILER ANDERSON LOOKING TO STEP UP HER GAME IN DOHA By Joe Battaglia (c) 2013 Race Results Weekly , all rights reserved. Us...

From The Sunshine State To London Fog, aimClear To Speak At Interactivity Digital & #SMX London: Over the last...

From The Sunshine State To London Fog, aimClear...

aimclearblog.com 10 May '13, 9pm

Over the last four months, the aimClear team has been on a whirlwind world tour, speaking at destinations near and far (Is...

Fare grounds for the Knowledge of London

cabbieblog.com 14 May '13, 2pm

Mirroring many traditional skills the cab trade is facing fierce competition, just as steel making and motor car manufactu...

Minicab driver in court after ‘refusing’ to tak...

Professional chorister Andrea Hope missed her train after her minicab vanished from outside her Kings Heath home. Shazad H...

Beautiful advertising on a Taxi! If you wish to...

easycabs.com 11 May '13, 4am

In-car Advertising On an average, a radio taxi commuter spends around 46 minutes in the cab. To optimize the time spent in...

4G Liveried taxis with narrowcast branding have arrived! Click here for more #Taxiadvertising #DOOH #Cabwifi

4G Liveried taxis with narrowcast branding have...

taxiadvertising.com 09 May '13, 8am

CabWi-Fi is the first fully compliant high speed 4G Wi-Fi service designed specifically for licensed taxis. What is CabWi-...

A luxury London picnic

A luxury London picnic

aluxurytravelblog.com 07 May '13, 4pm

There’s nothing like a picnic, and there’s nothing like a sumptuous afternoon tea, so My London Planner have combined thes...

London Zoo seeks female mate for near-extinct fish

London Zoo seeks female mate for near-extinct fish

straitstimes.com 10 May '13, 11am

LONDON (AP) - The London Zoo is urgently seeking a female mate for the last-known males of a critically endangered fish sp...