Building Bournemouth

News stories are free to read. Click here for full access to all the features, articles and archive from only £2.99.
Two of the workshop bays at Southcote Road are equipped with hydraulic ram lifts. ANDY IZATT

Go South Coast opened a new custom-made depot in Bournemouth last November. Managing Director, Andrew Wickham talks to Andy Izatt about why the investment was so important in what is an ever more challenging market

Go-Ahead Group Chief Executive Officer, David Brown and Leader of BCP Council, Cllr Vikki Slade joined Go South Coast Managing Director, Andrew Wickham last November for the official opening of a new depot at the Central Business Park, Southcote Road, Bournemouth. A site that had previously been home to coach operator Excelsior for many years, the new custom-made facility includes a workshop, staff facilities and offices representing a total investment of £2.5m.

Are you enjoying this feature? Why not subscribe to continue reading?

Subscribe for 4 issues/weeks from only £2.99
Or login if you are already a subscriber

By subscribing you will benefit from:

  • Operator & Supplier Profiles
  • Face-to-Face Interviews
  • Latest News
  • Test Drives and Reviews
  • Legal Updates
  • Route Focus
  • Industry Insider Opinions
  • Passenger Perspective
  • Vehicle Launches
  • and much more!