About Us

We are a friendly team of specialised people here to help you get to your destination as smoothly and effectively as possible

500 Cars is a leading provider of Taxi and Private Hire passenger car services across Reading, London and the Home Counties, with over 30 years experience.

500 Cars offers a comprehensive portfolio of Taxi and Private Hire passenger car services on a 24/7 basis, designed to meet the needs of our strong customer base. The diversity and flexibility of the services, together with our customer service means that 500 Cars is the ideal choice for anyone looking for professional passenger car service. We can tailor services to meet any specific requirement.

Our customer base is diverse and includes many media and blue chip companies as well as small and medium sized businesses. It is with this diversity in mind that 500 Cars is continually developing new and enhanced services to meet the varying needs of our existing and potential customers.

With our large fleet, 500 Cars can provide an extensive choice and range of vehicles to suit the needs of customers from saloon cars, to people carriers and top of the range executive cars.

500 Cars is a privately owned company who have operated in the private hire industry for over 35 years and in this time have built a reputation for consistently providing high standards of service and quality. We have recently implemented our environmental policy and programme in place across our business.

Our experience together with passion for excellence, technology and people enables us to deliver an unparalleled level of service to our customers. We have made considerable investments in technology which means we can offer customers the choice of booking OnLine or by phone, send customers SMS text messages advising the arrival of your car and provide detailed reporting.

All of 500 Cars drivers are licensed and vetted by the local authority and are required to undergo a test of their knowledge before being licensed. In addition all drivers are trained in the use of our computer system and customer`s service expectations by our in-house trainers. Our drivers consistently deliver to individuals, groups, companies, and to anyone requiring a reliable service. We can carry up to 8 passengers in comfort and safety

Our drivers have now undergone a security training course in conjunction with

Pro-Drive some of the issues covered,

  • Before the Journey: Checking the Vehicle, Environment and Planning you route
  • Picking up the Customer: Safe driving, Positioning your vehicle 
  • During the Journey: What to watch for, Safe environment, Protecting the Customer, Vehicle
  • Dropping the Customer: Drop off site, Positioning your vehicle, Maintaining Vigilance