Lakeside TAXIS the founding company of the Lakeside TRAVEL SERVICES group, started as Lakeside Private Hire in the Lake District in 2012. The company quickly included Lakeside Taxis when the owners Nigel and Leigh Brett purchased the oldest taxi company in the area Windermere Taxis. With valuable knowledge and experience gained from developing and operating successful Taxi, Private Hire and Patient Transport Services in Yorkshire and with the assistance of dedicated colleagues, the Company expanded into Kendal and South Lakes in 2013.

With booking offices in both Kendal and Windermere and a growing fleet of company owned vehicles and employed drivers the business gained a high reputation by offering a high-quality service at fixed non-metered fares at a cost-effective price unmatched by any of its competitors. 

Combined with the adoption of high tech operating and booking systems from Computerised, Mobile App and Online to Pay Pal, Debit and Credit card contact payments in cab, the Company expanded and was selected by Cumbria County Council Social Services to transport Children with special needs to and from schools in the South Lakes area.

By 2018 the Company had become the largest Taxi and Private Hire Company in the Lake District carrying more than 25,000 passengers per month. Due to demand a larger range of road travel services were introduced from Private Tours, Executive Hire, Airport Services and Private (Group) Hire.

2018 sees the launch of Lakeside TRAVEL SERVICES with the purchase of The Lakeland Chauffeurs business and the expansion of each department with new resources, staff and marketing. With a commitment to residential, business and tourism customers as well as employees and the local community, the family owned business is set to expand even further and develop into one of the leading road travel service company’s in the North of England. 

The Booking Offices for Lakeside Travel Services (Tours/Executive Hire/Lakeland Chauffeurs/Private (Group) Hire) are open between 08.30-17.30pm Monday to Friday

Bookings for Lakeside TAXIS and Lakeside AIRPORT SERVICES can be made via the Booking Offices 7days a week open between 06:00am and 02:00 am the following day, or 24/7 via our website or by downloading our

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