A Collection of historical videos and photographs about taxis in York, mainly Ace Taxis.
Ace Taxis company video and song 1992 written and recorded by David Bennett and Digby. "I'm so happy at Ace".
Ace Tango's (driver 67) song in 1993.
Royal Ascot in York 2005 Part 1. (Part 2 & 3 on youtube).
The council gave every firm a wheelie bin with a letter painted on it.
These were placed on the grass in front of knavesmire Crescent.
It resulted in just a free for all - pick up anyone!
Surge pricing was in operation - see fare chart below.
Royal Ascot at York 2005 increased fare chart.
Some drivers worked 18 hours a day without a break and took over £600 a day.
"My World Is Gone" -
With the lovely Anne Harris