"Mini Cab and Taxi Drivers" Barking Town Warnings Or Dangers Tip by MikeStarr5

Barking Town Warnings and Dangers: 2 reviews and 1 photos

If you want a mini cab to take you to see "Barking Mill", "The Lighted Lady of Barking", "The Catch", "The Secret Garden", "Holding Pattern" or indeed ANY of the places mentioned in my Barking Town tips, please do not expect the driver to know where they are.

Often these drivers are not originally from Barking and some of them may not have lived here very long. It has to be said also that the average person in Barking Town does not seem that interested in our heritage or the various tourist sights. They blindly walk right by something every single day without even once stopping to find out what it is called or why it is there.

It is sad but true !

So print out my tips, AND the pictures - Show them to the driver and he will probably then be able to take you wherever it is pretty quickly - Barking Town is not a huge place.

I would recommend that you use the Black London Taxis on the taxi rank near the station, rather than call a mini cab.

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  • Updated Nov 14, 2007
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