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Wheels Private Hire


Here you will find everything you need to know about Wheels Private Hire, along with news, competitions and much more!

So take a look around, check out our competitive prices, look at the new services we provide, meet our team or book a taxi!

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Wheels are committed to providing a reliable & cost effective service for all our customers. All our vehicles are fitted with meters. If you cannot see your fare on the meter DO NOT PAY.* Waiting time is charged at 20p per minute, waiting time is not shown on the meters, your driver will calculate any waiting time at the end of the journey and add this to the meter price.
*any set fares that are arranged prior to your journey will not be shown on the meter.

Some of our fares for Airports, Days Out, Towns & Cities are detailed below.

Airports - These fares are set from within our boundary, if you would like a quote from elsewhere please contact us.

Leeds & Bradford £22.00 (inc £2.00 entrance fee payable at the Airport)
Robin Hood £45.00
Manchester £60.00
East Midlands £80.00
Teeside (Durham) £85.00
Liverpool £90.00
Newcastle £100.00
Birmingham £110.00
Luton £180.00
Stanstead £190.00
Heathrow £200.00
Gatwick £210.00

Days Out - These fares are calculated from Leeds City Centre, if you would like a quote from elsewhere please contact us.

Pontefract Racecourse £22.00
Wetherby Racecourse £25.00
York Racecourse £30.00
Doncaster Racecourse £40.00
Meadowhall £40.00
Lightwater Valley £50.00
Trafford Centre £55.00
Flamingo Land £70.00
Primrose Valley £90.00
Chester Zoo £110.00
Alton Towers £110.00

Towns & Cities - These fares are calculated from Leeds City Centre to the Centre of the destination, if you would like a more detailed quote please contact us.

Dewsbury £15.00
Bradford £16.00
Wakefield £20.00
Pontefract £22.00
Harrogate £25.00
Ilkley  £25.00
Barnsley £35.00
Ripon  £50.00
Manchester £50.00
Scarborough £75.00
Hull  £75.00
Middlesbrough £80.00
Bridlington £85.00
Filey  £85.00
Liverpool £90.00
Blackpool £95.00
Newcastle £100.00
London  £200.00
Edinburgh £220.00
Glasgow  £220.00

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We are available 24/7 all year round for:
Airport Runs
School Runs
Day trips/Days out
Corporate customers
Courier services
Nights out
Coastal trips
Special occasions
Transport to & from work and much more......Call us now!

Over the years we have moved forward with the most up to date technologies available. These improvements are all for the benefit of our customers. Because of the technology developments we make we are able to offer customers:
App Booking
The new way of booking taxis via your Iphone or android phone! Extremely quick and easy way of booking taxis, download our free app now! See the homepage for the scan code.  
Textback & Text Booking
Two minutes before your taxi arrives you will receive a text message letting you know your taxi will be with you shortly, it will also tell you the colour and model of the vehicle so you know what you are looking for. This service is available when ordering a taxi from a mobile. With this textback service you can also text your bookings to us. This is quick & easy to use you simply text in house number SPACE postcode, or text in the building name for example if you’re at Asda just text ASDA. The system will text you back and confirm the correct address text back yes to this message and you will receive a reply telling you your taxi is booked.
With our new textback service we can offer businesses advertising space. Get your message to a massive customer base without the hassle. You have full control of the content; choose where your advert goes out, when it goes out and how much you want to spend! Use text messaging as a powerful marketing tool! Call now for more information....
Ringback Service
Two minutes before your taxi arrives you will receive a missed call letting you know your taxi will be with you shortly. This service is available when ordering a taxi from a landline or a mobile.
E-Booking Service
Book your taxi via the internet, follow the book now tab on the homepage for easy to use booking page and your booking will be accepted automatically.
IVR Automated Booking Service
IVR allows you to order a taxi by the press of a button, you can bypass the operators making the ordering process quicker. At the moment this is only available when calling from a landline.
Luxury Vehicle Hire
We are now able to offer customers a variety of beautiful luxury vehicles, ideal for that special occasion or a bit of VIP treatment. Terms & Conditions apply please call for more info.

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Fleet & Drivers

Fleet & Drivers

We have a fleet of 300 vehicles with60% to 80% ofdrivers working at any time. Included in our fleet are;
Wheelchair Carrying Vehicles
6-8 Seater Buses

All our drivers are trained professionals; they all have or are currently undertaking NVQ Level 2 in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving and BTEC in Road Passenger Transport. As part of the licensing process by Leeds City Council all drivers have to undertake a CRB check that has tobe approved before any driver is issued a Private Hire License Badge.Every driver working at Wheels has a Private Hire License Badgebefore we employ them.

All drivers are required as part of their employment to wear the Wheels uniform which consists of either a Navy Blue T-Shirt, Light Blue Shirt or a Navy Blue Coat with the Wheels Logo.

If you would like to join Wheels as a driver please contact us... We also have cars available to rent!
If you have never been a private hire driver before and would like more information on how you could be become one follow the link belowand contact us when you are in the process of getting your license

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We are pleased to announce the arrival of our much anticipated website! Check back here for up to date news, offers & more!

Amazing innovation in taxi booking! Book taxis from your Iphone or android phone! Quick & easy to use! Download your free Wheels App now from the scan code on the homepage.

Call us now for more information, terms and conditions apply

We will only be adding just £1 to fares over the Christmas period this year. Get yourself around safely this Christmas... We are taking bookings... Call now! 

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Could your business benefit from opening an account with Wheels?

Over the last 25 years, Wheels have catered for many different businesses from large organisations such as Leeds City Council, NHS and William Hill and smaller organisations like community groups and small charity’s.

Our accounts team has worked in the Private Hire sector for many years; they have a broad knowledge and understanding of the business and understand many of the different requirements of different businesses transport needs. The accounts staff are friendly helpful and approachable and are excellent at providing solutions that could help businesses with their transport requirements.

Accounts with Wheels are free and easy to set up; you will receive fully itemised invoices as often as necessary for you. You would have access to tailor made services, fixed prices, a credit facility, trained drivers and priority.

Wheels are registered with Data Protection and any confidential information is treated as such.

Below are some testimonials from some of our customers, if you are interested in opening an account or require further information please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

’William Hill have used Wheels for the past 5 years as the sole provider of taxis to transport staff who work unsocial hours. We average about 1200 taxis each month. We also have fixed rates to Leeds & Bradford and Manchester Airports. We receive a very good service and have a good working relationship with their staff’ - Jean Dawdry - William Hill

’Cabfind are very happy with the service and relationship we have with Wheels Private Hire. As Supplier Relations Officer for Cabfind I have not encountered any complaints about the service Wheels have provided for our client passengers or operationally. I believe they are professional and well run supplier and I would recommend their service.’ - Peter Benson, Supplier Relations Officer - Cabfind Ltd

’I think Wheels are very efficient, helpful and the staff are pleasant to work with. The drivers are very good and professional.’ - Fiona Christie - Leeds East Academy

’We at East End Park WMC have used Wheels for over 15 years to take our staff home on a night. The service is quick and reliable and with the ringback service our staff can stay in the safety of the club until their taxi arrives and now with taxi recognition they know exactly which car is theirs. The safety of our staff is paramount and this is assured with Wheels and this is the reason why we have been with them for so long. I would recommend Wheels to any club or pub that use taxis to take their staff home’ - Robert Foote, Secretary - East End Park Working Mens Club

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Wheels are proud that each member of our team from the top Directors to the Garage Staff are all instilled with the same helpful, friendly, approachable and reliable attributes.

Wheels owes a lot of its success to the team behind it, we believe that our casual yet conscientious approach to our business relationships reflects on our company and that is why we are such a well known, liked and respected business locally.

It is because of its hard working team that Wheels had the honor of receiving the ’Leeds City Council Partner of the Year Award’, this alone shows the dedication our team puts in. To receive such a prestigious award when no other private hire firm ever has is something we are more than proud of. 

The 3 directors Shaun, Steve & Dave work hard every day and are as driven as ever to be the best. This shows in there constant commitment to moving forward with technology in the taxi business.

Shaun, Steve & Dave are helped along by their committed & reliable management team - Imran, Chloe & Mary and Accounts Department - Faye, Bernie & Joanne.

Whilst Imran takes care of managing all our drivers and the Garage staff, Chloe & Mary look after our dedicated and helpful operating team. Chloe also plays a big role in the Accounts Department along with Faye, Bernie & Joanne; they take pride in looking after all Wheels customers and the relationships they have built with them.

We have a large team of operators & massive fleet of drivers, who control & personally service our biggest customer base. They are efficient, honest and will do their best to help all customers who call.


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If you would like to become a driver at Wheels please contact Imran Hussain - Fleet Manager

There are currently no vacancies for operating or office staffs but please check back soon.

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Contact Us

Wheels Private Hire Ltd
The Cricket Ground
Pontefract Lane

Tel: 0113 249 99 99
Fax: 0113 235 95 95


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About Us

About Us

Wheels is a long established company with over 25 years experience in the Private Hire Sector. Over the years we have matured into one of the largest companies in Leeds.

Wheels is based in Cross Green just on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre, our services are available both locally and across the country and we cater for the needs of both commercial and private customers.

We pride ourselves on supplying a safe, caring, courteous, comfortable, affordable, prompt and reliable service to all our customers who are the most important part of our business.

In early September 2011 Wheels were nominated for “PARTNER OF THE YEAR 2011” in the Leeds City Council awards for excellence. Wheels won the award and were presented with it by the Lord Mayor of Leeds on 27th September 2011.

We have a fleet of 300 vehicles with 60% to 80% of them working at any time. Included in our fleet are saloon cars, estate cars, wheelchair accessible/carrying vehicles and 6-8 seater minibuses. As our drivers are the first point of contact with our customers a good impression must be given by them. Consequently all our drivers are trained professionals they all have or are currently undertaking NVQ Level 2 in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving and BTEC in Road Passenger Transport. All drivers are required as part of their employment to wear the Wheels uniform and identification badges. All drivers are CRB checked by Leeds Licensing Authorities before they are given a Private Hire badge.
Our helpful operating staff are trained in house with the day to day workings of a Private Hire booking office, some of our operating staff have NVQ in customer services & road passenger transport operations.

Our administration staff have worked in the Private Hire Sector for many years, they have a broad knowledge and understanding of the business and many of the businesses who work with us.

Wheels has its own Garage on site which operates a weekly check system on all our vehicles.

Why Choose Wheels?
• Excellent customer service
• Experienced/trained staff taking bookings
• Experienced & dedicated accounts team
• Experienced/trained drivers
• CRB checked drivers
• Constant investment in latest technologies
• GPS navigated/tracked vehicles
• 24 hour service 7 days a week
• Leeds City Council approved

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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

- Online bookings are for cash paying customers only. Account customers can contact the Accounts department to arrange a personal online booking service.
- If you would like to arrange a specific vehicle such as a 6-8 seater or a wheelchair carrying vehicle. Please do not book online. Contact the office to arrange your booking.
- We will be unable to accept your booking if a full and proper address is not given or if a contact number is not provided.
- All bookings with Wheels Private Hire Ltd MUST be pre-booked using one of the methods described on our website.
- Any journeys booked to go to the Airport, Train Station, Bus/Coach Station must be due for pickup at least 1 hour in advance of your departure.
- These terms & conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

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