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National Express Purchases Largest Coach Operator on the South Coast

National Express Purchases Largest Coach Operator on the South Coast

The National Express Group has completed the purchase of Fareham-based LuckettsGroup. As well as operating scheduled services on behalf of National Express the family-owned business provides private hire, chartered holiday and day trip services to tens of thousands of...

Gosport coach driver in the running for national award

Gosport coach driver in the running for national award

A Gosport coach tour driver is in the running to be named one of the best in the country at the British Coach Tourism Awards 2020. Andy Hinks, from Fareham-based Lucketts Travel, beat stiff competition to be shortlisted as a finalist in the Coach Tour Driver of the...

Lucketts Travel welcomes young coach enthusiast

Lucketts Travel welcomes young coach enthusiast

Coach firm, Lucketts Travel, invited a very special guest to their Fareham depot – a young coach enthusiast who was celebrating his 11th birthday. Raphael Smith and his mum Charlotte took a day trip to Lucketts Travel where they had a tour of the yard and climbed...

Support for HMS Sultan and pride in the poppy

Support for HMS Sultan and pride in the poppy

Lucketts Travel has shown its support for the UK armed forces by helping military volunteers on their journey to and from London Poppy Day. The crew from HMS Sultan, the on-shore base of the Royal Navy in Gosport, travelled to London to take part in The Royal British...

Coliseum Coaches celebrates 70 years in business

Coliseum Coaches celebrates 70 years in business

King George VI was on the throne, George Orwell’s 1984 had just been published and, in Hampshire, a company called Coliseum Coaches came to life. Now, 70 years later, the firm is celebrating its birthday and marking the milestone with a celebration at its office in...

Top industry honour for Lucketts chairman

Top industry honour for Lucketts chairman

A Hampshire business leader has been presented with one of the coach industry’s highest awards. David Luckett MBE, chairman of Lucketts Travel, was handed the Special Award at last week’s routeone Awards. The routeone Awards are the most sought-after accolades for the...

Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award

Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award

Lucketts Group has become one of only a handful of coach firms in the country to be awarded a special government award for its commitment to supporting ex-Armed Forces personnel and reservists…

Touching moments for veterans thanks to Lucketts

Touching moments for veterans thanks to Lucketts

Coach firm Lucketts Travel helped WWII veterans make an emotional journey to France last month as part of the D Day 75 commemorations. June marked the 75th anniversary of D Day, one of the most remarkable Allied wartime operations. With Lucketts being a strong...

Coach firm helps D-Day display go airborne

Coach firm helps D-Day display go airborne

Visitors to D-Day 75 at Daedalus (June 8 and 9) will be able to see a breath-taking air display from military helicopters, thanks to support from Lucketts Travel. The coach firm, based just down the road in Fareham, has sponsored the Gazelle Squadron display as part...

Coach driver’s comedy announcements

Coach driver’s comedy announcements

A Fareham coach driver is fast becoming an online sensation after videos of him giving comedy announcements on board have proved a hit with passengers. Steve Small works for Lucketts Travel and regularly drives services that the company runs on behalf of National...

Emma’s on the road to Spain

Emma’s on the road to Spain

Promising local aquathlete Emma Mack is one step closer to competing in the World Championships thanks to support from Lucketts Travel. The coach firm has donated £600 to help the 15-year-old go the World Championships in Spain next month (May). The money will help...

Lucketts Travel named as a Route One nominee

Lucketts Travel named as a Route One nominee

Lucketts Travel has the opportunity to defend its reigning title of Large Coach Operator of the Year, after being nominated for the routeone Awards again in 2019. Last year the coach firm picked up the award, beating off stiff competition from other large coach...

National Express Purchases Largest Coach Operator on the South Coast

National Express Purchases Largest Coach Operator on the South Coast

The National Express Group has completed the purchase of Fareham-based LuckettsGroup. As well as operating scheduled services on behalf of National Express the family-owned business provides private hire, chartered holiday and day trip services to tens of thousands of...

Gosport coach driver in the running for national award

Gosport coach driver in the running for national award

A Gosport coach tour driver is in the running to be named one of the best in the country at the British Coach Tourism Awards 2020. Andy Hinks, from Fareham-based Lucketts Travel, beat stiff competition to be shortlisted as a finalist in the Coach Tour Driver of the...

Lucketts Travel welcomes young coach enthusiast

Lucketts Travel welcomes young coach enthusiast

Coach firm, Lucketts Travel, invited a very special guest to their Fareham depot – a young coach enthusiast who was celebrating his 11th birthday. Raphael Smith and his mum Charlotte took a day trip to Lucketts Travel where they had a tour of the yard and climbed...

Support for HMS Sultan and pride in the poppy

Support for HMS Sultan and pride in the poppy

Lucketts Travel has shown its support for the UK armed forces by helping military volunteers on their journey to and from London Poppy Day. The crew from HMS Sultan, the on-shore base of the Royal Navy in Gosport, travelled to London to take part in The Royal British...

Coliseum Coaches celebrates 70 years in business

Coliseum Coaches celebrates 70 years in business

King George VI was on the throne, George Orwell’s 1984 had just been published and, in Hampshire, a company called Coliseum Coaches came to life. Now, 70 years later, the firm is celebrating its birthday and marking the milestone with a celebration at its office in...

Top industry honour for Lucketts chairman

Top industry honour for Lucketts chairman

A Hampshire business leader has been presented with one of the coach industry’s highest awards. David Luckett MBE, chairman of Lucketts Travel, was handed the Special Award at last week’s routeone Awards. The routeone Awards are the most sought-after accolades for the...

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