Guild Member: Skills Coaches
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To hire a coach, visit
our hire page
Skills Coaches is a family business, founded in 1919 by Arthur Skill, grandfather of the current Managing Director,
Nigel Skill and Financial Director, Simon Skill.
The business has grown from the early days of transporting miners to work at the local colliery in an ex War Department
ambulance, to our current fleet of luxury coaches which travel the UK and continent delivering our large range of exciting
As our friendly and knowledgeable Driver Couriers take care of the driving, our passengers can relax and watch the world
go by, knowing that they are in the safe hands of a family company with over 90 years of expertise and experience, dedicated
to caring for all our passengers’ individual needs.
Skills Coaches operate from purpose built offices and workshops situated just 1½ miles from junction 26 of the M1 in Nottingham.
Our central position means all areas of the UK are within easy reach.
Our modern fleet of 16 to 61 seat executive coaches offers full onboard facilities including WC/washroom, hot and cold drinks,
video, air conditioning, reclining seats and seat back tables. Our double decker buses offer 84-102 seats with belts.
Whatever your coaching requirements, we operate a service to suit your needs.
We have a variety of vehicles to suit every kind of job all at very competitive prices. Our drivers are trained to the highest
standard and our staff are always on hand to advise with your planning needs, including advice on destinations, excursions, hotels and
itineraries if required. Call our professional and experienced team on 01159777426, 01159410123 or fax to 01159777439 for a quote or
UK & Continental holidays
From short breaks to longer duration tours you will find whatever you are looking for in our Skills and Coachstyle brochures.
There is no better or friendlier way to see Britain and Europe than on a Skills holiday.
Our experienced Groups department staff are available to tailor-make holidays for groups of 30 or more. With their vast knowledge
they can put together a top quality package to suit any requirements. Our friendly and professional drivers will enhance your
holiday and travel experience. Please call our Groups line on 0115 9777416 for more information and a quotation.
We offer a variety of day trips to theatres, shows and places of interest around the UK.
Our team of fully qualified PCV fitters maintain our own fleet and undertake work for third parties in our purpose built workshops
and state of the art paint shop. Please call directly for more information on 0115 9777423.
We will provide the best service that consistently exceeds customer expectations, fulfill dreams and create lasting memories.
Our staff competence and dedication is supported by ongoing development, generating opportunity and security- thereby we retain
and attract the best, and demonstrate that we are proud of our people.
Innovation and valuing relationships with customers, staff and business partners ensures our vibrant long term success.
Our strategy is effectively led and is followed through by company wide plans and personal actions that demonstrate a passionate
determination to achieve common goals.