FAREHAM-BASED coach firm Lucketts Group has been named the best in the country after winning one of the industry’s biggest national awards.
The companywas named Large Coach Operator of the Year at last night’s Route One awards. The win comes at the tail end of one of Lucketts’ most successful years in its 92-year history.
Since November 2017 Lucketts has acquired two nearby coach companies, significantly expanding its fleet of vehicles, staff numbers and reach across the region. It has also picked up a plethora of new contracts and grown its holiday passenger numbers significantly in the process.
Route One Awards judges were impressed with Lucketts’ tale of growth, as well as its commitment to training staff and backing eco-friendly initiatives.
The win at the Route One awards is the latest in a string of accolades for Lucketts The firm walked away from the UK Coach Awards earlier in the year with an impressive four awards – more than any other operator in the country.
Lucketts has a fleet of around 175 vehicles and transports hundreds of thousands of passengers every year.
The company now counts Lucketts Travel (in Fareham), Coliseum Coaches (in Southampton), Worthing Coaches, Solent Coaches (in Ringwood) and Mortons Travel (near Basingstoke) among its brands.
Source : DailyEcho