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Take ME Group add 1AB to the Fleet

Take ME Group add 1AB to the Fleet

Ambitious taxi operator Take Me has added another company to its growing portfolio, with the addition of 1AB in Durham in July 2022.

Take Me, based in Leicestershire, the UK's fastest growing private hire and technology group, have just acquired the 1AB Taxi firm based in Durham, which started in 1984 in Darlington with the motto “Anywhere in the town centre from A-B for £1… hence the brand name 1AB”

1AB describe themselves in todays market

“As we have grown, we have embraced current technology, from state-of-the-art dispatch systems, taxi butlers and in car card payments. Making it faster and more convenient for our valued customers to use our service. With our ever-expanding company we are now in County Durham, Newton Aycliffe and the surrounding areas. Times change, but one thing that has not is our commitment to putting your journey first. We pride ourselves at our reliability, competitive rates, and excellent customer services.”

David Hunter, Take Me's Ceo, said

“We are delighted to announce that 1AB TAXIS LIMITED based on Darlington has joined us. Their 170 fleet will enhance our operations in the Yorkshire area. The management team at Darlington are excited to be part of a larger network with all the benefits this will bring. 1AB will sit along our other recent acquisitions in Yorkshire including Star Cars in Catterick, Station Taxis in Malton, Pickering Taxis and Hello Coopers in Bedale.”

David Hunter CEO of Take Me also said

“Chris from 1AB approached me last December, looking at how we could bring benefit to the company, after months of discussion and negotiations, we are delighted to announce this acquisition “

Chris from 1AB said of Take Me Group

“We are excited about being part of the Take Me Group and look forward to the upcoming journey together, for us the security and strength this partnership brings, helps our family run business of 39 years grow stronger and faster post-Covid and secures the future of our excellent call centre and office team and of all our partner drivers.”

Take me continue to expand, and with a further 5 more companies joining the group before the end of the summer. Take Me will start to rebrand its companies later this year, as it becomes a mobility as a service provider, which manages its own fleets.


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