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The company was founded by Thomas Whiteside in 1880 and is the oldest taxi company in England. The story goes that he won a horseís harness in a raffle. He then borrowed a horse and cart from his uncle and started a haulage business and as the saying goes, the rest is history....


Whiteside Taxis have a reputation for providing clean, quality motor vehicles with a courteous and reliable service for all customers at an affordable price.

Our friendly staff are waiting to take your enquiry or booking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Our new purpose built offices are situated in the heart of St. Annes. Recently we incorporated a new state of the art computer and satellite navigation system. We believe this ensures optimum reliability and punctuality.

Our philosophy is to provide not only a dependable service with smart, clean cars but to offer a competitive price.
Thatís why we now charge the lowest fares in the Fylde.

Thomas Whiteside 1861-1908
Thomas Whiteside 1861-1908