A little about us

The Keen Group provides a professional, licensed, hassle-free minicab & courier service utilising a state-of-the-art booking & despatch system.

The Keen Group Office Sign - About Us

There’s something about our reputation for reliability that separates us from the competition. That’s why over 500 drivers have joined The Keen Group and our customers recommend us time and time again.

We offer three methods of booking and three methods of payment, so getting a vehicle is simple. What’s more  our offices are open 24/7, so you can contact us anytime.

Our story…

2003 - Formation

Five Wandsworth-based private hire companies, ABC Cars (est. 1986), The Keen Group (est. 1988), KB Cars (est. 1978) and Town & Country Cars (est. 1990) join forces to operate under the banner of The Keen Group

2004 - iSO accreditation

The company achieves quality management and safety systems recognition through a UKAS qualified body, a standard it has maintained to this day

2005 - Full data despatch & vehicle tracking

State of the art Cordic computer system installed, bringing digital booking and despatch to the company

2006 - Stepping into Streatham

Already the largest minicab company in Battersea, Clapham and Wandsworth, the addition of Cosy Cars and Elite Cars gives the company a significant foothold in Streatham

2006 - Into 'The Blue'

Bermondsey-based Blue Anchor Cars acquired

2007 - Dulwich & Crystal Palace follow

Dulwich Cars join the TKG fold along with Eagle Cars in Crystal Palace

2009 - Community transport

The acquisition of Blue Cars in Bermondsey brings with it the opportunity to offer a Special Needs Transport Service. Today we are proud to provide over 100 wheelchair accessible vehicles to local authorities in London

2012 - In-house garage facility

To service the burgeoning fleet, the company opens a vehicle maintenance workshop in south-east London

2013 - Brockley bound

Speedicars in Brockley becomes the tenth member of the group

2013 - Industry recognition

The Keen Group is the proud recipient of a QSi accolade at the annual Professional Driver Magazine awards

2014 - Best new fleet

Industry aggregator, Kabbee, presents The Keen Group with the Best New Fleet Award

2017 - Forming working partnerships

Utilising software developed by Cordic, The Keen Group forms a Job Sharing partnership with a host of other private hire companies. Currently, 70 businesses operate in the soft-merge group, with a combined fleet of over 5,000 vehicles

2020 - MultiFleet

The next logical step in the evolution of the business has seen the company take steps to integrate its fleet and support team with other like-minded companies. By utilising resources the benefit to passengers and drivers alike are numerous, as well as the positive impact on the environment in the reduction of vehicles 'running empty'. RoadRunners of Croydon, Greyhound Cars of Streatham, Carlton Cars of Welling & The Keen Group form the initial founding members of the group.

SW15 - based Roehampton Cars becomes the eleventh member of The Keen Group family

Having reaped the benefits of working with The MultiFleet, RoadRunners formally merged with The Keen Group.

Established in Sydenham since 1991, the fleet of London Cars is merged with The Keen Group, enabling greater synergy between The Keen Group's south-west and south-east London services.

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Our customers trust us to get them to their destination with the minimum of fuss…

Driver was very helpful and polite when he picked me up from the airport
Michael Summerfield
Needed a car in an emergency. Friendly company, clean car, highly recommended. Will definitely use again
Matthew Brooks
Helpful and efficient driver. I will use your services again when I come back to London
Brian Hugget
Thank you so much for your delay call and ETA. Most minicab companies don't do that
Petula McLaren
Fabulous driver. Really impressed with his handling of goods
Stephen Ingle / Mailboxes etc
Thank-you for always being so efficient
Toni Meredith

Give us a try…

App bookings

Always on the go? Get a car wherever you are and whenever you want. iOS and Android

Web bookings

Hassle-free online booking facility. Just select your payment method and follow the prompts. Simple!

Phone bookings

Our friendly team of call centre operators are on-hand 24/7 to take your booking over the telephone.

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App for iOS

Compatible with all iOS devices, our mobile App is ideal for booking a car while you are out and about

App for Android

Available on Google Play. Sign up and then you're free to book a car whenever you want, wherever you are.

Hassle-free travel

Whether you’re getting ready for a night out or making an important business journey, contact us via phone, App (iOS or Android) or web and we’ll get you there.

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