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Epsom Coaches are based in Epsom, Surrey, from where they provide bus services in south London and Surrey on behalf of Transport for London and Surrey County Council.
The coach charter division provides a range of passenger transport solutions for the educational, individual and corporate sectors, with regular contracted services using a range of specialised vehicles for clients including National Express, The Royal Marsden Hospital, Kellog, Brown and Root amongst an impressive client portfolio. The companies holiday programme offer high quality coach holidays, throughout the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, also holidays by air. A unique “home to holiday” service provides a bespoke door to door service for clients from across the region.
Operating from state of the art premises, just 15 miles from London and housing their 120 strong fleet, there are complete support facilities, provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With over 330 staff, the company place great emphasis on old fashioned courtesy and a high standard from its team of Managers, Supervisors, Controllers, Engineers and Drivers. The company are recognised as one of the best employers in the industry, placing great store in working with its staff and training for a better future, thereby ensuring superior service for over 10 million people who travel on the company’s fleet each year.
A modern fleet with an average age of 3 years, provides fully accessible travel for bus passengers and the very best luxury travel on coaches provided by the finest European manufacturers, built to a unique specification for Epsom Coaches. The fleets environmental credentials are equally impressive, complying with Euro 4 and 5 standards and able to operate in low emission zones. That environmental care extends to the company’s operating centre, with eco-friendly facilities, minimising energy use.
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RATP Dev UK Northern Regional Director
Managing Director Epsom Coaches
Steve was appointed Managing Director of Epsom Coaches in 2012 when the Company was acquired by RATP Dev UK and shortly after he became a Director of RATP Dev UK with responsibility for development in the north of the UK and UK Board responsibility for Selwyn’s Travel.
Steve has worked in the passenger transport industry for over 30 years and has held prominent roles within the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), the industry’s trade association, including two terms as CPT President.
Steve has led Epsom Coaches to become one of the leading operators of its kind in Europe, winning many awards along the way.
Steve is also active in the general business community, chairing several prominent committees and was instrumental in setting up the business forum in Epsom & Ewell. He is also chairman of the Trustees of a local youth centre he takes a keen interest in youth development and education business partnership.