The History of the Taxi Cab

Various forms of taxis have been around for many centuries. As far back as the early 17th century there were horse drawn cabs in London and Paris. The first known taxi service was in Paris in 1640 and only a few years later the Hackney Carriage Act was brought in to London to legislate and… Read More »

Stansted Expansion Would Require Whole New Town

Stansted airport, which was recently sold to and taken over by the Manchester Airport Group, after the monopoly commission deemed BAA in breach of competition rules by owning Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports, is one of the London based airports in the running to become SuperHub. Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, has included the… Read More »

When Chelmsford Became the Capital of England

It was 1381 and King Richard II was on the throne. But there was unrest in the country. The plague had wiped out thousands of young men in the 1350’s and left the country short of labour. Those left that were fit to work demanded better conditions and higher wages but the Statute of Labourers… Read More »

The Top 5 Attractions Around Chelmsford

Chelmsford was awarded city status in 2012 and has lots to offer visitors from the Cathedral to formal gardens, majestic old houses and parks to sports centres and zoos. Below are details of just a few of these attractions. Chelmsford Cathedral is a 15th century building close to the centre of the city and surrounded… Read More »

Recommended Places to Eat in Chelmsford

Chelmsford offers loads of excellent and different places to eat. You can choose from typical American fare, Asian food, Bistro’s, French, Italian, Spanish or even Japanese and Thai. And there are of course plenty of good ‘old English pubs, fast food joint and pizza restaurants. There are also a couple of good seafood restaurants such… Read More »

Ryan Air Orders 175 Boeing Airplanes but Slashes Flights

April 2013 Following the recent acquisition of Stansted Airport by Manchester Airport Groups for £1.5 billion, Ryan Air said it planned to reduce the number of flights it operated out of Stansted by 9%. Ryan Air currently accounts for around 70% of all flights to and from Stansted and this cut would mean over 170… Read More »

Stansted Airport To be Sold to Manchester Airport for £1.5 Billion

March 2013 Stansted airport is to be sold by Heathrow Airport Holdings to the company that owns Manchester Airport for 1.5 billion pounds. Heathrow Airport Holdings will continue to own Heathrow airport, Southampton airport and Glasgow and Aberdeen airports but was ordered to sell off Stansted airport by the Competition Commission. Heathrow Airport Holdings is… Read More »

Welcome to Station Cars Chelmsford Taxis

Station Cars – Chelmsford Taxi Service Why book with us?  Low cost fixed fares…   Local, trusted & reliable…   Chelmsford licenced drivers…   Free Meet & Greet… Local & friendly serviceWe are always looking to impress and gain new customers from the areas of Chelmsford, every booking is met with care and understanding. Call… Read More »