Acklams Coaches Limited is a well established family business operating a variable fleet of vehicles to a high specification, meeting all legal and the expected high standards for our customers. Our drivers are highly trained professionals and the Company strives to provide a first class service in all respects. Acklams Coaches has joined BUSK Benchmark to help promote the safest possible coach travel in the UK and abroad.
Management contact: Alan Acklam
Established since: 1962
Fleet: Fleet of 98 coaches with a seating capacity of between 8 and 87 passenger seats, all fitted with 3 point safety belts.
Drivers: Acklams Coaches employs over 160 full and part time drivers.
Training: Acklam Coaches has their own Training Academy and has attained approval to be a CPC centre. Drivers are trained in CPC modules that include The Professional Bus Driver, Customer Service, Workshop & Drivers' Hours, along with some bespoke courses written for their company. Drivers also receive a yearly Health & Safety refresher training.
Maintenance: In house maintenance carried out and managed by the in-house team of trained mechanics. Vehicles safety inspected every 5 weeks
Members of: BUSK Benchmark, Confederation of Passenger Transport - Coach Marque approved operator.
Profits are re-invested into business to maintain safety standards
Acklams Coaches enjoys a fine reputation for supplying all types of and sizes of quality vehicles for all occasions. The Company currently undertakes work from all organisations including government, schools and colleges, local business, pensioner groups, professional sports teams, cruise tranfers and many more.
Our aim is to provide a competitive quote but still keep our high levels of service we are known for. If you have any queries regarding coach hire please contact our office on 01482 887666.
Acklams Coaches have live tracking on all their vehicles so the location of any vehicle can be checked at any time.
Acklams Coaches has a 'Drive Green-Drive Safe Policy' and through the live tracking app, they can monitor the driver's driving style and idling score with a view to offer further training as and when required. The overall aim is sustained driver improvement. They also have installed, the low bridge audible warning in their vehicles, in conjunction with Green Road.Benchmark License No: BE0017