Not all coach operators are the same. Woods Coaches is a reliable operator with an exemplary safety record. We ensure that vehicle maintenance, driver standards and operational checks are second to none. We appreciate that BUSK Benchmark has the same values, which is why membership to the organisation is important to us
Management contact Bill Tanser
Established since 1950
Fleet Fleet of 12 coaches, seating capacity from 16 to 53.
Drivers Woods Coaches employ 18 full and 2 part time drivers.
Training Drivers trained in on-going CPC modules to include Safe & Economical Driving, Customer Care, Health & Safety, Emergency Evacuation.
Maintenance In house maintenance carried out in purpose built workshop facilities carried out by highly qualified mechanics and managed by Engineering Director Ian Trigg. Vehicles safety inspected every 4 weeks.
Members of BUSK Benchmark, Confederation of Passenger Transport, The Guild of British Coach Operators, CTC.
Profits are re-invested into business to maintain safety standards.
Most of the drivers at Woods Coaches have been with us for many years. Our highly qualified, professional drivers wear smart uniforms and helpful at all times. Woods Coaches understands the importance of using only the best drivers and in addition to them holding a professional license we train each in Customer Care, Defensive Driving and training for the Institute of Advanced Motorists. All our drivers are provided with mobile telephones so they can keep in contact with our office at all times.
Woods Coaches operate a fleet of Irizar and Mercedes built coaches, all are Premir Executive and are less than five years old with majority no older than one year.
Our office staff are friendly and always happy to help new and old customers alike. They have a wealth of experience to ensure you book the kind of tour or day trip that is right for you. We ask all our customers to provide feedback to us to maintain our high standards. For more information please contact our friendly team who are waiting for your call.
Woods Coaches has won several awards within it's industry. They include:
- Nationwide Coach Operator of the Year 2015, UK Corporate Excellence Awards 2015
- UK Coach Awards - Winner 2012 for Top Small Fleet Operator
- Group Leisure Awards - Winner 2012 for Best Coach or Tour Operator, UK Tours
- UK Coach Awards - Winner 2010 for Coach Travel Programme
- Route One - Winner 2007 for Coach Manager of the Year
- Coach Tourism Awards - Winner 2007 for Day Excursion Programme of the Year
- Route One - winner 2005 for Coach Operator of the Year 11-30 vehicles.
Expiry Date: 28 February 2018