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 Become A Member
We represent our members in key, national and local issues, such as PSVAR, 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.
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.
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….
Over the weekend of 24 and 25 February 2024, a crane operation will be taking place on Buckingham Palace Road southbound between Eccleston and Elizabeth Bridge. Access to VC S Arrivals Terminal Remains as normal via Eccleston Place Access to the VC S Departures Terminal Remains as normal via Semley Place. Coaches with layovers in … Continue reading “Victoria Coach Station 24 and 25 February 2024”
To allow scaffolding to be erected around 200 Buckingham Palace Road building lane restrictions will be in place at the coach entrance to the Departures Terminal on Semley Place. These restrictions will be in place 08:00 Monday to 19:00 Friday each week but will not apply at weekends or over Easter (19:00 Wednesday to 08:00 … Continue reading “Victoria Coach Station Lane Restrictions: February to April 2024”
Pall Mall East and Trafalgar Square westside will be closed from 17 February to 13 April 2024 for gas main works. During this time tour buses will need to divert via Cockspur Street and serve bus stop B as an alternative to tour stop Z.
Contractors FM Conway on behalf of TFL we’ll be carrying out a program of pedestrian crossing and footway resurfacing works around the area of Hyde Park Corner and Park Lane and Grosvenor Place These works will be carried out in three phrases which will include lane restrictions. Phase 1: 21 February 2024 – 31 March … Continue reading “Area of Hyde Park Corner : February to May 2024”
To accommodate roadworks on the full length of Park Lane northbound there will be overnight (22:00 to 05:00) lane and stop closures as follows between Monday 19 and Thursday 22 February 2024: Night of Monday 19 February 2024 Bus Lane closed from Hyde Park Corner to Stanhope Gate One coach bay closed (north of stop … Continue reading “Park Lane: Monday 19 – Thursday 22 February 2024”