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Please remember this is only a guide, it does not cover every eventuality. You are the professional you must also use your knowledge, judgement and common sense. Make sure you know the restrictions, the rules, make sure you read the road signs.  

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About the Association

Become a Member

The UKCOA is the only trade association run by coach operators for coach operators.

Joining the UKCOA is easy. Membership rates range between £200 and £525 per year depending on the number of vehicles you operate and you will have access to the latest news and updates affecting your company, joining like minded members of the coach industry who want to provide the best possible service for their customers. For further information click here Join Us.

What We Do

We represent our members in key, national and local issues, such as PSVR, vehicle technology, setting down and picking up facilities and coach parking, driving standards and employment.

We promote the coach industry and it’s importance to stakeholders with an interest in transport matters generally, including local and national government.

Member Benefits

The UKCOA website has a members only section with access to compliance updates and crisis control.

With regular meetings and workshops, members newsletters, and the chance to meet those who are responsible for decision making in our industry, the UKCOA is the association to join if you want your voices as a UK coach operator to be heard.

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Disabled Peoples Right to use Coach Services.

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) an extremely important and influential government advisory body has finally written a piece on the accessibility of coach services. Whilst acknowledging the limitations to access unique to coaches as a result in the main of the width and height of the front entrance steps DPTAC encourage, operators the Department of Transport and manufacturers to come together to find a solution to this in the short to medium term. Read more here….

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Abingdon Street SW1- Road Closure – 6 -12 May 2022

Between 6 and 12 May Abingdon Street will be closed between Parliament Square and Great Peter Street to facilitate the building and removal of hostile vehicle mitigation infrastructure for the State Opening of Parliament. 17:45 Friday 6 May until 07:00 Thursday 9 May

Victoria Coach Station – 10 May 2022

The VCS arrivals terminal will be closed from 05:00 until 15:00 on Tuesday 10 May 2022 to allow maintenance works to take place. During these times arriving coaches should use the departures terminal and alight passengers at Gate 0 or as instructed by TfL staff.  

Charing Cross Road – Road Closure – 3 -9 May 2022

Volkers working on behalf of LB Camden will be carrying out resurfacing works on Charing Cross Road. As part of the traffic management, Charing Cross Road will be closed to all traffic between Old Compton Street and Tottenham Court Road. 08:00 Tuesday 3 May until 17:00 Monday 9 May

Gloucester Place – Lane Suspension – 3 -6 May 2022

UK Power Networks will be undertaking Electrical Connection works on Gloucester Place at the junction with George Street. These works require lane suspensions at this junction with all movements maintained under 4-way 5-phase temporary traffic signals. Bus stop K, served by some coach and tour bus services, will also be closed during the works. These … Continue reading “Gloucester Place – Lane Suspension – 3 -6 May 2022”

Knightsbridge – Lane Restriction – 3 -13 May 2022

There will be a lane restriction on Knightsbridge eastbound ( Knightsbridge Barracks) whilst roadworks are carried out. 08:00 Tuesday 3 May until 18:00 Friday 13 May

UK Coach Rally 2022

The UKCOA and some of its members were at the UK Coach Rally on 9 and 10 April. Peter Bradley was a judge – judging on appearance, accessibility and comfort.     List of Winners – UKCOA Members Coach Driver of the Year: Russell Cooper, Coopers Tours Directors Challenge: Tom James, York Pullman Top coach aged five … Continue reading “UK Coach Rally 2022”

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