Arriva Bus and Coach has a long heritage in the bus and coach industry, we have built a strong reputation for quality and reliability. We are bus and coach people who understand the needs of operatorsSkip to content
What we do
Arriva Bus and Coach offer an exclusive range of coaches and aftersales services that meet every demand of the modern coach operator.
In proud partnership with Van Hool and Temsa we have an exclusive range of coaches available and will use our extensive experience and knowledge to work with you to identify and build the ideal coach for your fleet.
Specialist Technicians at our Cleckheaton headquarters, Wellingborough site and in the field will also provide your coach with industry-leading maintenance and support. We know your coach is the heart of your business and we want to help you to keep it on the road, running safely and efficiently.
We are industry-leaders and, supported by long-standing partnerships with manufacturers such as DAF, we offer an unrivalled sales and aftercare experience.
- New and Used Approved coach sales
- Rental packages
- Service and repairs
- Parts support
1951 - Stanley Hughes Ltd incorporated
Stanley Hughes & Company Limited was incorporated. The company specialised in the sale, repair and dismantling of commercial vehicles
1980's - DAF Bus
In 1982 the company became a subsidiary of the Paul Sykes Group importing DAF Chassis and body options
As of 1983 the business was granted exclusive rights to import DAF Bus chassis products
In 1988 Stanley Hughes was sold to the motor retailing group T.Cowie Plc
1990's - Arriva Plc
In 1997 the Cowie Group changed its name to Arriva Plc
In 1998 Stanley Hughes Ltd was renamed Arriva Bus and Coach Ltd
2000's - Deutsche Bahn
In 2003 DAF Bus International changed its name to VDL Bus International
In 2010 Arriva Plc was acquired by Deutsche Bahn, one of the world’s leading passenger and logistics service providers
Today - Arriva Bus and Coach Ltd
We specialise in the sale, rental, repair and support of buses and coaches. Partnerships have been built with Van Hool, Temsa and DAF making us one of the UK’s leading coach distributors and engineering experts.
At Arriva Bus and Coach, corporate responsibility is about minimising our impact on the environment, providing safe places to work and travel for our employees and customers, and playing an active role in the communities in which we serve
The safety of our customers and employees is our primary concern
We are working to increase general awareness of the environmental credentials of public transport
We aim to maintain a supportive, respectful working environment in which everyone receives the training and development to enable them to fulfill their true potential
Meet our team. We are a group of experienced and knowledgable individuals from the bus and coach industry and we are here to help you.