Redwing Coaches

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Redwing Coaches
Redwing coach 232 (BJ59 OHX), 1 September 2010.jpg
Mercedes-Benz Tourismo in September 2010
Parent Paul Hockley
Nigel Taylor
Founded 1987
Headquarters Herne Hill
Service type Coach operator
Fleet 58 (November 2015)
Website www.redwing-coaches.co.uk

Redwing Coaches[1] is a coach tour operator in London and Kent.

History

Redwing Coaches was founded in 1987 by Paul Campana. Initially based in Coldharbour Lane, in 2000 it relocated to Herne Hill. In July 2006, the business was sold to Addison Lee.[2][3][4]

In April 2013, the business was purchased by Paul Hockley and Nigel Taylor in a management buyout. In June 2015, the Reliance Travel of Gravesend business was purchased.[4][5][6]

Services

Redwing operates a commuter service from Gravesend to Central London.[7] It operates day trips out of London under contract to Evan Evans Tours.[4]

Fleet

As at November 2015 the fleet comprised 55 coaches.[8]

References

  1. ^ Companies House extract company no 2170011 Pullmanor Limited
  2. ^ Addison Lee acquires Redwing Fleet News 24 July 2006
  3. ^ Addison Lee acquires Redwing Coaches Acquisitions Monthly October 2006
  4. ^ a b c Redwing Coaches Bus & Coach Buyer 17 August 2015
  5. ^ Redwing purchases Reliance[permanent dead link] RouteOne 3 June 2015
  6. ^ Redwing North Kent is born Bus & Coach Buyer 4 June 2015
  7. ^ Gravesend to London Commuter Service Redwing Coaches
  8. ^ Redwing Coaches buys 10 Euro 6 Tourismos RouteOne 25 November 2015

External links

  • Media related to Redwing Coaches at Wikimedia Commons
  • Showbus gallery
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