Classic, Contemporary & Vintage Taxi
and Routemaster Bus Hire
0207 736 9958
WEDDINGS AND CIVIL CEREMONIES
Wedding Taxis and Buses of
Distinctive British Charm
Synonymous with our great Capital city; an iconic London wedding taxi provides
a truly head turning mode of transportation for your very special day!
With a stunning range of classic, contemporary and vintage vehicles; 'City of London Black Taxis' are proud to offer a courteous and professional wedding taxi service to compliment your very own personality and style.
In addition to ceremony and reception transportation, we are also pleased to provide late evening taxi transfer to honeymoon bridal suites if required.
Preferential rates gladly offered for the reservation of secondary vehicles such
as Bridesmaid carriages and special 'iconic duo' rates for wedding taxi and
Routemaster bus confirmations.
We gladly offer preferential rates on all mid week reservations
Monday - Thursday inclusive.
Proudly providing bridal service for some of London's most prestigious
ceremony and reception venues such as:
Order of The British Empire Chapel, St Paul's Cathedral
St Bartholomew The Great, West Smithfield
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple,
City of London
St Clement Danes, Strand
The Lanesborough Hotel, Knightsbridge
The Sloane Club, Chelsea
Kenwood House, Hampstead
The Lansdowne Club, Mayfair
Many of the above and similar such venues may require specific parking permits and arrangements for vehicular access to the grounds and direct vicinity.
We will gladly advise during the reservation process of specific permits obtainable for your chosen venue in order to ensure that the bridal party receive the very
best collection and transfer service.
Your dedicated driver will either be an exclusive member
of the London Vintage Taxi Association or a fully licensed London taxi driver.
Many drivers are indeed both!
Our driving team are therefore highly knowledgeable, professional and fully insured.
Always accordingly dressed in 'collar and tie' attire; you can be assured of the highest standard of service with a friendly demeanor on your very special day!
All costs as illustrated are based on initial collection and transfer to all venues in the Greater London region (within the M25 area).
We are delighted however to cover a majority of Southern England and with pleasure will gladly
quote accordingly for alternative locations.
Please note however; that in this case travelling costs from our SW6 base will be applicable and costs outside of the M25 London area will reflect a minimum charge based on a 3 hour time frame.
All costs as shown are fully inclusive of hire of your chosen carriage, dedicated driver service,
all decorative aspects and champagne service for 2 hour hire or over.
YOUR CHOICE OF CARRIAGE
Classic and Traditional -
The ICONIC BLACK FAIRWAY
£245.00 - 1 hour service
£275.00 - 2 hour service
£295.00 - 3 hour service
Costs reflective of all venues within the Greater London region (M25 area)
Preferential rates for mid week reservations Mon-Thurs & all secondary carriages
Quotes for other U.K locations gladly quoted as per your bespoke requirements
The ultimate London transportation gem and a true City wedding favourite -
the classic and eternally gracious traditional black Fairway.
Spacious comfort and affordable City style chic, the Fairway provides an exceptional and iconic wedding transportation experience.
Comfortably seating up to five bridal party members at any time; the Fairway offers ample leg
(and dress!) room with luggage facilities for wedding night/honeymoon baggage if required.
We are pleased to offer unlimited time frames and flexible hire rates accordingly
to suit your particular Wedding Day itinerary.
Our full bridal package offers a dedicated commitment to your own particular style and wedding theme.
With pleasure we will tailor our decorative aspects to compliment your own personal colour scheme or individual requirements.
Notably Black - Nuptial White!
The WEDDING WHITE CLASSIC FAIRWAY
£295.00 - 2 hour service
£325.00 - 3 hour service
Minimum 2 hour service with quoted rates based on all transfers within the Greater London region (M25 area) only.
Upholding our wonderful British tradition of a fabulous white wedding -
a distinctively 'dark' icon transforms to bridal white!
Our impeccable wedding white Fairway offers an outstanding
alternative to the renowned black classic cab.
Stylish bridal elegance with a touch of London style!
Authentic 1960's classic London taxi.
Gleeming white bodywork - embellished with glistening chrome.
Restored dove and charcoal grey interior.
Suitably spacious for bridal gowns and bouquets.
Comfortably accommodating up to 5 bridal party members
As per our vintage carriages, this is an exceptional bridal taxi of unique character to the fleet.
Undertaking bespoke and purely individual bridal itineraries on any given day - early booking is highly recommended in order to avoid disappoint with regards to availability
(particulary during high demand spring and summer month Saturdays).
Contemporary and Stylish
MODERN TX TAXIS -
Traditional Black, Platinum Silver & Ivory White
1 hour service black & silver TX models
1 hour service bridal white TX models
2 hour service all colours
3 hour service all colours
Modern and sleek TX4 models, may also provide a contemporary theme
for stylish wedding transfer.
Either as the main bridal taxi or as part of the Wedding
party fleet; our dedicated drivers will ensure you and
your loved ones arrive on time in comfort and style.
Available in iconic black, platinum silver or
wedding white to best reflect your bridal theme.
Our shimmering wedding white TX models offer the perfect contemporary
carriage for the modern city bride.
As our company ethos is promotion of
"traditional iconic London" - our core fleet taxi
carriages are therefore black in colour.
As our white taxis are fewer in number but
increasingly popular; we would propose that
enquiries are received as far in advance as
possible in order to avoid disappointment.
Wedding hire rates for traditional black or
platinum silver TX models from just £155.00
and £175.00 for our white taxi models.
All contemporary TX models as the Fairways;
seat five passengers with comfort and ease.
Vintage Flair and Iconic Elegance
Stunning Vintage Taxis from
the 1930's - 1960's
Quintessential, city style charm; our vintage carriages provide the timeless elegance of
a great British bygone era.
All vintage vehicles are costed on a minimum time frame of 2 hours.
Shorter itineraries are warmly welcomed;
however due to essential maintenance ensuring that
our vintage taxi carriages are consistently immaculate;
the minimum rate will be applicable.
1948 AUSTIN FX3
Based on a standard 2 hour inclusive service within the Greater London Region
Our immaculate 1948 Austin FX3, provides the ultimate in gorgeous vintage glamour.
With sumptuous ivory upholstered interior and
gleaming ebony bodywork; the Austin FX3 provides
the height of sophistication for the discerning bride.
Comfortably accommodating four members of your wedding party or
five in the case of young flower girls
or page boys; our Austin FX3 offers a truly stunning
and elegant wedding arrival never to be forgotten.
Complete with traditional bridal ribbon, interior floral arrangements and celebratory champagne service; this is an exceptionally popular bridal taxi and therefore early booking is highly advisable.
Based on a standard 2 hour service; our inclusive rate for this
stunning carriage is £365.00
We will gladly confirm a longer time frame on request;
but also as a firm favourite for period film and
television hire; please contact us with details
of your personal requirements.
1959 and 1966 Mk7 BEARDMORES
Based on a standard 2 hour inclusive service within the
Greater London Region
The 'perfect charismatic partner' for our Austin FX3; introducing the fabulous
1959 Mk7 ebony Beardmore and superb burgundy over black 1966 model.
Following in the manufacturing footsteps of the FX3,
the Mk7 Beadmore became the licensed London
taxi carriage of the late 1950's.
Similar in stylish charm to that of it's predecessor; our fabulous Beardmores are available for bridal hire at the
rate of £395.00 for a minimum time frame of 2 hours.
Luxuriously upholstered in rich chocolate leather with headlining in original vintage ivory cream.
Ample passenger facilities for up to four adults;
the elegant, black Beardmore is an archetypal
example of London classic 50's style.
Boasting original pre war 'flag' meter, fully functional 'For Hire' sign and fitted with as manufactured Metropolitan Police plates on the exterior rear and interior.
Impeccably presented throughout this is a bridal carriage epitomising
vintage style and grace.
Adding a sleek twist of colour to polished black; our exceptionally chic, burgundy over black Beardmore is a symbolic gem of the swinging 60's era!
Lovingly restored over a three year period with luxurious leather seating and deep crimson interior; the 4 door, 1966 Beardmore guarantees true 'head turning' bridal arrival.
Our prospective bridal couples are most welcome to view any of our vintage carriages prior to reservation as photographs alone do not provide the justice that these beautiful bridal carriages truly deserve.
Please contact us with your preferential viewing locations and we will gladly arrange accordingly.
1934 AUSTIN 6 LOW LOADER CONVERTIBLES
Based on a standard 2 hour inclusive service within the Greater London Region
An exemplary model of pure nostalgic charm and class; introducing the fabulous 1934 Austin '6' Low Loader convertible.
Exceptionally distinctive; our rich maroon Austin 6 is the only known model of the early thirties known to exist.
An alluring 'show stopper' and exclusive
bridal carriage of utterly unique finesse.
The epitome of vehicular elegance from the
'English City Society' of 1930's London.
Impeccably maintained; our 1934 Austins are offered in unique warm, wine maroon or stunning sapphire blue to compliment your personal wedding colour scheme.
Whilst recent years recognise 'the black cab' as the great traditional London taxi; prior to the 1940's, licensed London taxi cabs could be found in a variety of shades.
Fleets would therefore have their own colour theme -
a vast majority of which were deep sapphire blue!
Traditional bridal ribbons and creative front florals
provide additional elegant bridal touches to these outstanding carriages of such high character.
Very comfortably seating four adult passengers at ease.
With the facility of providing a convertible open top for sunnier days or closed transfer for less fortunate wet weather; you can be guaranteed of charming transportation and service with a smile!
Based on a minimum of a 2 hour time frame
either Austin is proudly offered at the
inclusive rate of £495.00
ROUTEMASTER DOUBLE DECKER BUSES
69 Passenger Capacity
(64 persons seated - 5 persons standing)
Based on a standard flat rate service
within the Greater London Region
Penned by recent Groom and Owner/Editor of the fabulous
must view Grooms Website "Staggered"
A true legend of the London streets and the perfect transportation solution to ensure your wedding congregation arrive as a collective party from ceremony to reception.
Immaculately presented both inside and out and
completely free of any advertising, signage or livery.
An exceptionally convenient transportation option for
your wedding guests; our Routemaster Double Deckers
are at your service from £595.00
We fully recognise that this rate may be slightly less favourable than alternative operators, but our rate as
quoted is reflective of a 'stand alone' personal service
of which you are 100% guaranteed.
This essentially means that your Routemaster will be reserved for your individual service only and will not therefore be rushing off to a further reservation later the same day.
May we strongly advise that for your own peace of mind this factor is kindly taken into consideration when choosing your bridal Routemaster bus provider.
With the provision of our fully qualified driver and guest host; your congregation can arrive at your reception venue as a collective party, in comfort and true London City fashion!
On board champagne toasts are warmly welcomed and exceptionally popular! We do however kindly request that all beverages are consumed from either plastic flutes or 'mini' bottles only for on board safety aspects accordingly.
Sparkling Wine and Champage Packages
Should you require assistance in acquiring high quality
'fizz' for your celebratory transfers; it will be our pleasure
to source for you from our excellent supplier.
We are pleased to offer a wide range of sparkling wine or Champagne according to your own personal taste and preferred budget.
Our collective beverage package includes the supply of your chosen beverages, champagne flutes, direct delivery to your Routemaster Bus and V.A.T on all supplies. Please note that for safety aspects high quality plastic champagne flutes are provided in our package.
In order to assure an immaculate condition of seating and upholstery, the consumption of on board food is regretfully not allowed.
Inclusive decorative aspects such as traditional bridal ribbon, large grill bow or flowers and 'Wedding Special' front and rear blinds offer additional touches to make your wedding party transportation a memorable experience.
For a nominal fee; with pleasure we can also arrange personalised name or message blinds and souvenir bus tickets - a fabulous momento of your special day!
Our service covers the entire Greater London area
(all regions with the M25) on which quoted costs are based.
We of course understand that your wedding
day is as individual as you are and welcome
enquiries for alternative itineraries which will
be quoted accordingly.
For all wedding and civil ceremony services;
it would be a pleasure to discuss your specific
and individual requirements.
In the first instance; please contact Helen Ward or Johanna McVeigh who will be delighted to discuss your personal itinerary and bridal transfer.
An initial 20% deposit guarantees any reservation and we are happy to accept a range of payment options including all major credit or debit cards.
Please note that all carriages are only held on a
provisional basis until firm receipt of deposit payment.
All carriages, particularly the vintage models which are individually unique to the fleet,
are reserved on a 'first come first served' basis.
Every bridal taxi carriage and bus will exclusively serve only one bridal engagement per day.
In order to guarantee your preferred taxi carriage we would be grateful if you could kindly please
bear this factor in mind!
Please contact us by telephone or email
Full terms and conditions of hire can be viewed on our 'Terms and Conditions' page of this website.