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Largest taxi company in the Fylde

Longest established company in the country

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Full training and license application support

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Start your Whiteside Taxi Blackpool career today…

We are now recruiting smartly presented and self motivated men and women to join our busy fleet in the Fylde. Positions are available for drivers who currently hold a Fylde Borough Taxi or Private Hire badge. If you don’t currently have a ‘Taxi’ badge we can provide you with a starter pack with all the information needed. Simply come into our office or call us on 01253 978 386 and we will send you a pack.

New drivers

When you first get your Taxi badge we advise that you start driving one of our company owned vehicles. This will allow you to get a feel for the job, learn the areas and understand the way in which the Taxi business works. You’ll need to be over 25 and hold a valid UK driving license for 2 years, have a basic knowledge of Lytham St. Annes and Blackpool’s main roads and a willingness to provide great service – the rest, we can teach you!

We currently have vacancies for full time (5 shifts per week) – days or nights.

Owner drivers

If you are keen to increase your earnings then you shouldn’t think twice about switching to Whiteside Taxis. You could be set up and earning more on our fleet within hours!

Call us now 01253 978386 and ask to talk to Daniel, Stuart or Malcolm to start earning a good income with the most largest and most established taxi company in the area.

Your own business

Whether you start driving for the company, or join from another company, Whiteside Taxis is the right place to develop and grow your own business. With thousands of bookings taken every day you can earn more with us.

Get started today!

Make that change now; make a difference that benefits you! Call Daniel, Stuart or Malcolm now on 01253  978 386 or email

Driver Packs

These packs contain all necessary documents along with a comprehensive list of all questions and answers.

Get your pack by calling in to our office at The Station Yard, St. Andrews Road North, St. Annes, FY8 2JE (next to the train station).

Become a Taxi Driver

You will need a Private Hire or Hackney License issued by Fylde Borough Council to drive on our fleet. We have put together this page to help you get started as we appreciate the process can be daunting to some. Remember, a job with Whiteside Taxis is guaranteed after the process.

Fylde Council Process

Taxi and Private Hire licences are only issued by the Council after the driver has been checked to ensure that he or she:

  • Has a valid driving licence
  • Is a fit and proper person
  • Understands the relevant law

All licensed drivers must wear an identification badge, which includes a photograph of the bearer.

To follow up on an existing enquiry you MUST contact Fylde Borough Council. We can not follow up enquiries on your behalf.

We can not advise on what effect if any previous convictions may have on your application, you should speak with Fylde Borough Council about this.

Contact Fylde Borough Council

By Post

Licensing Team                 By Phone: 01253 658658
Fylde Council                     By Fax: 01253 713113
St Annes Town Hall          By E-mail:
Lytham St Annes

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Customer booking app

Financial support to become owner driver

In-car card machine

Business development reviews
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