About Simply Driven Exective Cars

Nothing means more to us than making sure your journey starts and ends in luxury. A family run Derby business, we set up Simply Driven in 2018 to offer first-class executive travel which delivers an exceptional level of service at a competitive price.

We base our services on four basic principles:
Simplicity – Reliability – Discretion – Privacy
When applied, this makes our business model simple, hence,

Whether for business or pleasure our aim is to make sure every journey is as comfortable and stress free as possible.

Safe, advanced, police certified drivers

Both former police officers we have a combined 55 years of specialist driving experience and are both Police trained Advanced Drivers, meaning you will always be in safe hands and can guarantee your safety and confidentiality is our priority at all times.

Immaculate vehicles and professional drivers

The immaculate fleet of luxury vehicles is matched by our professional and courteous manner. We will always be dressed in corporate business attire and use the latest technology as well as our years of driving experience to plan and research each route making sure we always arrive on time.

All of our vehicles come with complimentary Wi-Fi, bottled mineral water and, if requested, daily newspapers. We offer a total door to door service. It is our aim to make your journey as relaxing and stress-free as possible. For us it is always more than just a job, so if you need to collect supplies, help with loading your luggage or even just local knowledge we are more than happy to help in any way we can.

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Focus on the little touches

The little things count and we want to make sure every journey is special. It is why we are malways thinking of new ways to add that extra bit of luxury including our portable office facility for corporate clients and the bespoke video montage service bringing your special photo moments direct to the in-car TVs.

It is one of the many reasons we have such loyal customers who come back time and time again.

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24 hours a day, seven days a week

We operate a 24 hour a day, seven days a week pre-booked service across the UK for every occasion.

So, whether you are looking for wedding car hire, corporate travel, airport transfers, or even a personal chauffer we are here to help.

Specialist female driver

As a female driver, Joanne is one of a minority of lady chauffeurs across the country and is able to offer a women only service if required.

If you would like to find out more or are looking for information about how we can help on your next journey please contact us here so we can talk through your requirements.

Mark and Joanne – Simply Driven

A driver vs a chauffeur

Whilst it might seem like a chauffeur is just the same as a taxi driver, the two are completely different. Whilst both will collect and take you to the destination you require, the service you receive will be completely different.

Understanding about the difference between chauffeur drivers and taxi drivers, will help you to make a more informed decision about the type of service you want to choose.

Here we go through a number of the main things that that both services provide and how they differ from each other.

Different level of service

Taxi drivers are there to get the job done, their job exists to get you from A to B and back again if necessary. A driver will arrive when they are required to and will take you in a vehicle that is most likely their own. Whereas a chauffeur driver is more than just a person behind the wheel, s/he’s a professional who’ll ensure you arrive on time and in a vehicle that represents you.

When you choose a professional chauffeur, he will assist with luggage to & from the building for you. They’ll also provide a friendly and professional meet and greet service, that’s tailored around the chauffeur service you require. Our  chauffeurs will be able to provide you with advice about the best things to see and do in the city you’re travelling in.


Most taxi drivers will undergo initial training, and this is designed to ensure they are competent at driving and can provide a basic level of service to their customers. Once they have their driver license, they are free to provide taxi services as they see fit.

Chauffeurs undergo extensive training before they even go out on the road. Most chauffeurs will undergo extensive training that focuses on providing a high level of service as well as professional and safe driving, all of our chauffeur drivers undergo thorough training to ensure they provide a high level of customer service to our clients.

Pride in their work

A taxi driver is there to do a job and once they’ve completed that job they’ll move onto the next one. The thing about taxi drivers is they are likely to be motivated by money and they’ll take any type of job and move on to the next one as quickly as they can.

When you choose a chauffeur service, you’ll receive the level of service that you pay for. Chauffeurs take pride in their work and the jobs he or she undertakes. Our chauffeurs are all smartly dressed. Taking pride in their work they’ll ensure that the highest level of service is provided to ensure your expectations are not only met but exceeded.

Choice of vehicles

When you order a taxi you’re not going to know what vehicle is going to turn up. Imagine going to a professional business meeting and turning up in a 16 seater minibus. Will the vehicle you receive as part of a taxi service, really represent you and the requirements you need it for?

Our clients are able to choose from a range of executive and luxury vehicles when they choose us for our chauffeur services. All of our vehicles are modern and cleaned thoroughly before use to ensure our clients receive a high standard of vehicle. Whether you’re on a business trip or you need vehicles for your wedding day, we have a great selection of vehicles to choose from.

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Mark has over 25 years police driving experience behind him he is a great advocate for the professional excellence in our team here at Simply Driven….


I have used Mark and Jo personally and I would recommend them. Mark has provided a superb service, consistently delivered over the past three years and cannot be faulted.


I used Simply Driven for two airport runs. Mark was prompt and the car was immaculate. I would use again without hesitation, highly recommended


We used Simply Driven this evening – Great service, timely, efficient and luxury. Thanks Simply Driven will be recommending you to others.


Excellent prompt service, gorgeous car and lovely to be looked after so well, having the doors opened for us. Have already booked again and would highly recommend.


As a frequent user of business travel services, the service provided by Simply Driven is outstanding and far above that previously experienced.

Unprecedented level of service provided for our company and employees, Simply Driven were selected as sole provider for all of our transportation needs for a large corporate meeting which was held recently in the Midlands.

Their services included complete co-ordination of the delegates from multiple airports throughout the UK, monitoring flight status, flawless communication with each traveller and chauffering them in safe executive luxury vehicles, to the Meeting Venue in Derby.

Each of the delegates provided positive feedback including “very polite”, “great communication”, “extremely courteous”, “I felt very safe”, “nothing was too much trouble”

Throughout the week they also provided executive coach and car transfers for all of our international delegates, always prompt and consistently catering for the needs of the individuals, including the coordination of personal trips.

I would without hesitation recommend the service of Simply Driven for both Corporate and Personal executive transfer services.


A wonderful service from Mark for a trip to Birmingham arena. An immaculate car (and driver!), flexible to our requirements and lovely to have a chauffeur to take us home. Highly recommended and will definitely be using the services of Simply Driven again.


Mark and Jo are first class people and professionals.


Highly recommend Simply Driven for excellent, professional service. Mark drove five of us from Derbyshire to a restaurant in Birmingham for my Dad’s 70th and the service was faultless from start to finish. Easy to book, punctual, straightforward arrangements and immaculate, comfortable journey. Would definitely use again.


Mark and his team did a great job handling all the transportation needs for a week long corporate event of ours in the Derby area. Very professional and timely for each pick up and drop off. All good things to say!


5* Service – Upon relocating to the area, my husband and I use Simply Driven on a regular basis. Mark and his network provide exceptional customer service and always provide a friendly and safe environment. Highly recommend this 5* service.


Fantastic service from Simply Driven this evening, so much easier knowing we were being collected from a concert in Birmingham. Finished our evening off perfectly 😀 we will definitely be using them again and would highly recommend them for a comfortable, stress free journey 👍


Excellent, professional and prompt service. Would highly recommend. Will definitely be using Simply Driven again.


Thank you for picking my family and I up for the recent Birmingham airport trips. We were very impressed with the professional service provided and your courteous and friendly manner. So lovely to see a friendly face after a long, tedious flight. We  will definitely be using your services again in the future.


Excellent, reliable  and friendly service professionally delivered. We have no hesitation in recommending Simply Driven to everyone.


Great service – would highly recommend whether for business or pleasure – courteous, reliable and professional.