Tag Archives: Derbyshire

Minibus Options builds the UK’s largest wheelchair-accessible minibus

Minibus Options

Derbyshire-based Minibus Options has completed the UK’s largest wheelchair-accessible minibus conversion – building an M2 category minibus offering the capacity to accommodate up to seven wheelchair passengers. The conversion has been made possible thanks to the IVECO Daily – the largest panel van on the UK market – which is now offered with a 4,100mm wheelbase plus an extra-long rear ... Read More »

Derbyshire County Council cut spending by £450,000 by ‘orange peeling’ vehicle fleet

Derbyshire County Council

Local authorities including Derbyshire County Council fleets are being urged to search for savings to protect frontline services from cuts. The call comes after one local authority reduced spending by more than £450,000 by ending its policy of painting vehicles orange. Derbyshire County Council operates nearly 500 vehicles, of which 440 of them are painted orange, ranging from vans to minibuses ... Read More »

Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport – Case Study

Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport

Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport is among many CTs in the UK which are diversifying their service to ensure they prosper and continue to benefit rural communities. Established in 1989 with just one minibus, Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport has grown steadily over the years until, today, it has 14 vehicles at its depot in Great Longstone, on the outskirts of Bakewell. ... Read More »

CT4TC – Case Study


Derbyshire-based CT4TC is devising innovative services to keep its growing fleet busy with essential services. The amalgam of Amber Valley Community Transport and Chesterfield & District Community Transport, CT4TC – or Community Transport for Town and Country – is a £1.5million turnover social enterprise with enormous reach in the Derbyshire area. It employs over 100 staff and runs 43 vehicles ... Read More »