Cabfind.com opens new head office in Birkenhead investment Back

Cabfind.com opens new head office in Birkenhead investment Cabfind.com, the UK’s leading transport-on-demand technology provider for business, invited the Mayor of Wirral, Cllr Pat Hackett and Mayoress Mrs Elaine Hackett along to officially open its new headquarters in Wirral.

Cabfind.com, invited dignitaries and business leaders along to celebrate the opening, one of the largest office deals in Birkenhead in the last two years and the result of a six-figure investment by the business and a Business Growth Grant from Wirral Council.
 
Mayor of Wirral, Cllr Hackett performed the official ribbon cutting ceremony and congratulated Cabfind.com on their success, joined by Chris Jordan, managing director of Cabfind.com and Nigel Stevens, CEO of Transdev PLC. Guests were then treated to delicious canapés and refreshments in the luxurious purpose built marquee.

Speaking at the event, Mayor of Wirral, Cllr Pat Hackett, said: “This is a major office development right at the heart of Birkenhead, and I am delighted that the council was able to play a role in supporting the expansion of Cabfind.com. The council has committed to creating and safeguarding 5,000 jobs in Wirral by 2020, and targeted backing for businesses that want to develop their operations, enables the kind of sustainable growth we are keen to encourage.”

Cabfind.com provides the private hire and ground transportation needs of organisations across the UK through their innovative online booking and billing platform, with unrivalled access to a virtual fleet of 160,000 vehicles, through their UK wide network of 2,300 taxi suppliers.

The new modern offices are positioned along the Wirral Waters development with excellent links to both Mersey tunnels, train stations and the Wirral ferry terminal. The new 10689sq ft building spans two floors with private 32-space car park.

Managing director of Cabfind.com, Chris Jordan, said: “Cabfind.com is extremely honoured to welcome the Mayor of Wirral, Cllr Hackett along to officially open our new location. We are also thankful for the tremendous support given by Wirral Council; the financial investment provided will go a long way in ensuring we can continue to help shape Wirral as a leading business destination.

“The new headquarters marks a tremendous period of growth for Cabfind.com, we are committed to investing in and developing the business in Wirral, we are hoping to create 20 new jobs over the coming business year.”

In February 2015, Cabfind.com was acquired by one of the world's leading transport companies, Transdev PLC. Investment by the parent company has enabled Cabfind.com to increase the supplier network of its unrivalled fleet of private hire vehicles across the UK, in turn providing more journeys for its increasing portfolio of corporate clients including major rail networks, retailers, travel management companies and local councils.

Speaking at the event, CEO of Transdev PLC, Nigel Stevens, said: “We appreciate the investment from Wirral Council and recognise the support offered to Transdev PLC.  Our positive relationship provides a platform for Cabfind.com to continue to drive growth and create more jobs in Wirral.”

Cabfind.com provides the private hire and ground transportation needs of organisations across the UK through their innovative online booking and billing platform, with unrivalled access to a virtual fleet of 160,000 vehicles, through their UK wide network of 2,300 taxi suppliers.

Cabfind.com has enjoyed a year of notable success since its acquisition including a win this February at the 2016 UK Rail Industry Awards. Crowned Subcontractor of the Year, Cabfind.com were the only transport-on-demand company to be shortlisted in the awards that recognise innovation and excellence demonstrated within the rail industry.