We are city.

We pride ourselves on creating a community-focused culture for our riders, drivers and employees.

Our forward-thinking ethos drives company innovation with our community at the heart of our developments.

We Arte City

Our Vision

Purpose

Travel made simple by providing easy to use, quality and reliable rides

Vision

To become the most driven, trusted and caring ride company in our communities

Customer Pledge

To excell in reliability, honesty, cleanliness, safety, and customer service

Community Matters

We know the importance of giving back to our community

To help make a difference in people's lives. Whether it's helping the homeless, fundraising for local hospices or giving to the less fortunate, our support is available.

2020 sees the launch of our charity incubator which aims to support our chosen charity of the year, both financially and practically. By providing 12 months rent-free office space and dedicated internal resources, we can contribute to the growth and stability of the charities who need it the most.

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Here is a snippet of our story

What started in the 1980’s with 34 cars and a paper booking system, this has now grown into a foundation of our community with 2000 drivers and over 2.4 million riders. People and community are at the heart of City Taxis. Our timeline is an interesting story of partnerships and innovation.

1980

City was established

1988

We partnered with Sheffield City Council to support school runs. In the last 40 years, we have done an estimated 10 million school runs.

1990

We went from a paper based system to a two-way radio and you will all remember the location calling “anybody Wincobank…”

1992

Our partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals began

1996

From the great work we did with STH we were appointed the travel company of choice by Yorkshire Ambulance Service and have completed an estimated 2 million journeys for them.

2003

This was a great year for growth as we merged City Cars, Alpha Taxis and Regency cars to become as we are known today CITY taxis. We now had a fleet of 180 cars and our HQ was on City Road.

2004

Growth continued and we now had a fleet of 250 cars and 25 staff so we had to move to larger premises at 912 City Road

2005

Arnie joined the team as a telephonist. He is now City’s Managing Director.

2014

We are now really moving with technology and we have launched our first booking app. Growth bestows again and we need to move to larger premises so we move HQ to Attercliffe where we currently are today.

2015

We merge with Mercury and our fleet grows to a whopping 1400.

2016

We bought A1 and we have our first office in Barnsley. We bought Club Taxis and we now have an office in Chesterfield

2017

We buy 75 cars and Tower to have our first office in Derby.

2019

We launch our electric vehicle trial, rebrand, and launch City Grab deliver. 2020 is going to be one exciting year.

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What our customers say

Alex Caley

Meadowhall

Meadowhall use City Taxis for reliability, safety and great value.

Dan Bates

CEO of Sheffield Theatres

We are happy to recommend City Taxis to our team, performers and audience members because they provide a friendly and efficient service. Above all they are great people to work with.

Dan Waddington

Head of Advertising UoS

City Taxis provides us with a key partnership for our student welfare. The Safe Taxi Scheme offers our students a safe way to get home, that no other city offers.

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