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The Coach with a Smile




Our executive coach features a motorised acces s ramp providing full wheelchair acc ess

Specialising in Quality Coach hire and executive Minibus hire located in Barrow-in-Furness, the coastal gateway to the Lakes

Welcome to Clarkson Coachways A Quarter Century of Excellence Since our first coach rolled out of the garage in 1987 every customer matters to Clarkson Coachways. Nothing is too much trouble and our team are always here to cater for a wide range of clients – whether loyal regulars or new customers. As members of the Freight Transport Association we are proud to offer a service that conveys the professionalism and dedication you would expect from a family run business with over 25 years experience in the coach travel industry.

Satisfied Clients Over the decades we have forged close links to all our clients, offering an unrivalled, professional and tailor-made service. Our corporate clients include: Tronic, GAC shipping, BAE systems, CGP, James Fisher... the list goes on. We also do work for several charity organisations in the area.

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Our Fleet Our comprehensive fleet of modern vehicles are all available for private hire to anywhere in the UK and include: • 12 seat mini-coaches • 24 & 35 seat coaches • 53 seat coaches including one specially adapted with a chairlift. Also available is our 78 seater Double Decker open-top bus for special occasions from weddings to a trip to the races.

Our Drivers Our friendly, professional drivers have extensive local knowledge of the North West of England and are always pleased to help you make the most of your tour, visit or outing by passing on their comprehensive knowledge of attractions and places of interest, ensuring an enjoyable experience. All of our drivers: • Complete a regular driver training and assessment programme for their CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) • Are CRB cleared • Wear a Company uniform, making them readily recognisable • Have their licences regularly checked with the DVLA at Swansea

Vehicle Maintenance The reliability and safety of our coaches is of paramount importance to us. All statutory monthly inspections are carried out independently by Furness Car & Commercials of Askam at their well-equipped workshop facilities. We are also members of the renowned Freight Transport Association.

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Coach Hire Last year we invested heavily updating our fleet & we now proudly offer you our finest quality coaches with incomparable service! We offer a great range of private hire coaches for exciting day trips for those who want to get out and about and every day regular hire for schools, community and sporting events. Our company is proud to be investing in travelling excellence for you.

In 2012 we invested in a new executive coach fitted with a motorised access ramp providing full wheelchair access and giving a welcome alternative to the entrance steps which could make coach travel for the infirm or disabled a challenging experience.


Our executive co ach featuring a mo torised access ramp pro viding full access for in firm or disabled passen gers

Tel: 01229 828022 • Freephone: 0800 801939

If you are looking to hire a coach for Business, Tours, Educational Trips, Airport Transfers, Sightseeing Holidays, Weddings and Sports Events, Clarkson Coachways welcomes enquiries from both private and corporate clients including schools and colleges.

The School Run Over the years we have developed a good working relationship with educational establishments in the area. We do school educational outings, field trips & swimming pool visits from local schools and colleges every day. Our contracts also include Cumbria County Council for transporting pupils with special needs from home to school. Sporting Events We transport various local sports teams to their away venues up and down the country. Clubs such as Ulverston rugby, Holker Old Boys, Roose Pioneers, Hindpool Tigers, Furness Golf Club, Barrow Cricket Club & the Local American Football team. We also do trips to the races or any other sporting event you’d like to visit.

Special Occasions Why not hire our open top double decker bus for a fun day out, transportation to weddings, proms or corporate events, parties, or even a day at Cartmel Races!

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The Fleet Our coaches include the following features: • 3-Point Lap Diagonal Tested Seat Belts • Fire Extinguishers • First Aid Kits • Air Conditioning • Effect Curtains • Reading Lights • Blown Air Through Racks. Our qualified, reliable and courteous drivers will help you make the most of your tour, visit or outing. 53 seater coaches (inc motorised access ramp) Designed and built for comfort and are ideal for longer distance coach travel or to offer a medium sized party plenty of space and legroom for transportation for weddings or corporate occasions at an affordable price. 35 seater coaches Offering greater flexibility to meet your transport needs. Perfect for events and functions offering outstanding safety & comfort 24 and 16 seater Mini Coaches Whether you are transporting your corporate visitors, stag or hen party guests, wedding guests or simply travelling to and from an airport. Our mini coaches operate a high quality minibus service and can cater for all your needs. Double Decker Bus Our open top double decker bus is available to hire for a fun day out, special occasion or corporate event.

Tel: 01229 828022 • Freephone: 0800 801939

More Information For more information about any of our services or to hire our coaches for your event, school run, nursing home or outing please contact us today for an instant quote

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Full & Part Time ful ly qualified Drivers & passeng er Escorts. Must have knowled ge of local area an d be CRB checked. Fill out ou r online form at: www.clarksoncoac tment

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Clarkson Coachways  

Clarkson Coachways are celebrating a quarter century of coach hire in the Furness area. This brochure outlines all the services they provide...