Dews Coaches joins the Guild of British Coach Operators

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The Guild of British Coach Operators has announced that Dews Coaches of Somersham has been accepted into membership.

Guild Chairman Nigel Skill commented: “We are delighted to welcome another successful and respected operator into the Guild, lifting our membership to 26 companies.

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Guild Chairman Nigel Skill presents Nick Tetley, Dews’ General Manager, with their membership certificate

“We look forward to them participating fully in the Guild’s activities as we continue to share best practice and showcase excellence in coach travel.”

Simon Dew, Managing Director, said: “Dews Coaches are delighted to become new members of The Guild and look forward to working together with other members for the good of the Industry.

“Headed by our General Manager Nick Tetley, we hope to bring our usual style, composure and finesse to the organisation and for it to become a key element within our business progress.

“Dews Coaches and The Guild share many of the same core values therefore will complement each other in many ways whilst sharing best practice.

“May I take this opportunity to thank those who have welcomed us thus far and those who have helped in a positive manner throughout the process.”

Now in its 35th year, the Guild promotes and markets the services of its members, all of whom commit to meeting the highest quality standards, assured by regular independent audits.  Prospective members have to achieve a 100% pass before being accepted into the Guild. The Guild is also registered as a Driver CPC training centre, giving members access to a suite of courses specifically designed for the coach industry.

Dews Coaches was established in 1953 by the company’s founder, Ron W. Dew. He built the business up through hard work and dedicated service to his customers and was responsible for instilling a simple philosophy that has remained at the heart of the company: ‘Let’s do it well.’

Based at Somersham in Cambridgeshire, Dews operates a mix of tour and private hire coaches, local bus services and education contracts.

 

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