We at Civilised are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation…


During the current COVID-19 Pandemic, Civilised is committed to its staff and a policy of sustainability.
We have a full range of vehicles on the button ready to go. We have an established network of agency staff ready to go.
We care dearly about our community and are ready to help in anyway that we can. 

What can you expect from us? 

Delivery Handover & visits to Civilised premises.

  • You can expect a contact-less process employing social distancing guidance issued by the government and health authorities
  • Our premises are routinely cleaned using anti-viral product multiple times daily concentrating on hard surfaces in common areas / door handles etc.
  • Our vehicles receive the same anti-viral treatment before & after every hire
  • Please inform us if you wish to use our services and suspect you are contaminated or self-isolating, we will monitor our own staff and act within issued guidelines.

You can also expect a human and reasoned response to this Crisis from us, please let us know how & if we can help.

OPENING HOURS: 07:00 – 19:00 Weekdays. 09:00 – 12:00 Saturday. Sunday Closed



Welcome to Civilised Car Hire London

You have landed on our Website for The Civilised Car Company, well found. You are most welcome and we hope you find what you are looking for and beyond.

What can you expect? Great vehicles and committed professional assistance of course but most of all we know you want a hassle free, quick and reliable transparent service leaving you free to get on with your day.

Established on 1st April 1997 by the same team as today and with a combined staffing experience of over 100 years, our customers have come to trust and depend on our services.

We purchase our diverse new fleet with care and careful consideration. Concentrating on reliable and high specification vehicles, our experienced, diligent staff team operate our varied fleet to suit your needs as best we can. At Civilised, we have supplied car hire services long enough to know not to promise the earth but are confident we can deliver what you want and on budget.

With a keen eye on the market, we aim to stay competitive through all-4-seasons with a consistent pricing policy and plenty of special offers to suit any pocket.

From first contact, care will be taken to ensure clarity of the rental agreement, it’s pricing & charges and deliverance of a smooth process with no surprises or hint of a sting in the tail. Car hire is often a process that can be negative, complicated and confusing, not here.

Please give us a try, we welcome your feedback and invite you to read our reviews, whether on this website or elsewhere.

“Civilised Car Hire: Big Enough to Handle it – Small Enough to Care”



Our Services

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Additional Services

  • Driver Services

    Our Driver Services are renowned within our industry. Our large network of drivers understand that a driver isn’t just a driver. Whether driving for production services, delivering and collecting, or suited and booted for chauffeured services, our well-trained, knowledgeable drivers will adapt to their environment quickly. Also, when you really need them, we’re able to get drivers across London, the UK and Europe quickly - with as least disruption to your day as possible.
  • Take me home

    On a night out? Don’t risk driving home after drinking. You can book a driver from us to drive your car home from your event. The driver will be fully insured and drive your car right home. The cost of this service is invaluable considered against the cost of loosing your driving license for Drink Driving…
  • Private Car Collection Services

    We have over 30 + years of buying and selling specialist vehicles. In fact, combined, we have over 110 years in the motor trade industry. We are able to manage every aspect from inspection for purchase to regular maintence and everything in-between, for your next specialist vehicle purchase. We manage a number of private car collections and are always open, honest and professional with your most prized possessions.
  • Action Vehicles

    Looking for an Action Vehicle for your shoot? Our extensive network of reliable specialist vehicle suppliers and owners will surprise you with the ability to fulfill your vision. Don’t see the vehicle you want advertised? If your budget allows, we’ll find pretty much anything you need. We’re also able to supply stunt and camera vehicle drivers if needed.
  • VIP Services

    At Civilised, discretion is just the way we do things. We’ve been driving and providing vehicle services to Celebrities, Decision Makers, Royalty, VIP’s and High Net Worth Individuals for over 2 decades. Whether just a discreet transfer, vehicle and driver for a day or full vehicle services for a tour, we are the only number you need in the logistics industry.
  • Long Term Car / Van Hire

    At Civilised, we lease to order. So instead of off-the-shelf-cars, you can have the car you want - spec’d how you want. Whether fleet or director vehicles for business or personal vehicles, our leasing services are certainly worth a look.
  • Wedding Car Hire

    Your wedding should be the perfect day. Why not speak to us about our Wedding Vehicle services? From beautiful wedding cars for the Bride & Groom to luxury minibus’s for the guests, we’ve got the logistics of your wedding covered to ensure the vehicle part of the day is everything you want it to be. We’ve even got a Routemaster bus or two!
  • Secure Car Storage

    We can offer the finest standards in UK car storage for anything from a modern saloon to a historic classic car in our high security, discreet indoor car storage garages based in South East and South West London just minutes away from Central London. With 24/7 personalised access and full delivery, collection and maintence services available, whether for a day, a week or a year, we’re the number choice in vehicle storage and rolling services.
  • Close Protection Officers

    Our network of close protection officers can offer services as short-term stand in’s or as directed for long term contracts. With or without vehicles, our network of Close Protection Officers are certain to keep you or your event safe.
  • PCO Vehicles

    We can supply premium PCO vehicles with PCO Insurance for either short or long term hires.