Addison Lee buys up London black taxi rival producing city’s biggest taxi agency


HE CITY’s favorite car retain the services of group Addison Lee has obtained black taxi operator ComCab developing the capital’s most significant taxi company with far more than 7000 motor vehicles.

The acquisition for an undisclosed sum from Singapore-mentioned ComfortDelGro Corporation will see Addison Lee increase ComCab’s 2,500 autos to its existing fleet.

There are all around 13,000 black cabs in London in total.

Its CEO Liam Griffin mentioned: “I am certain there will be a several elevated eyebrows provided that Addison Lee and black taxis had been once observed as competition.

“However, the field we work in has adjusted and this alliance brings together the two most expert providers in our sectors who share the same concentrate on quality of company.

“We’ve generally held the black taxi as our benchmark, and it is now a privilege to be in a position to get the job done with them.”

Griffin sees a major raise in demand for “safe, quality” transport among the corporates and consumers as London emerges from the pandemic.

He stated: “The London black taxi is legendary and well known as the ideal taxi provider any where in the earth. This consolidates our posture as the industry.”

Addison Lee is the sector leader in London’s high quality non-public hire, supplying autos to 80% of FTSE 100 companies.