Dawsongroup: Engaged with the industry

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Paul Sainthouse working as a conductor at Imberbus 2018. SARAH DAY

Paul Sainthouse has led Dawsongroup bus and coach for almost a quarter of a century. He speaks to James Day about the division’s success and how the company strives to be more than just a supplier to coach and bus operators

Dawsongroup’s bus and coach division has grown into a very successful business over the last two-and-a-half decades. With around 2,000 vehicles on its books, it is responsible for a significant slice of the coach and bus fleet operating on UK roads today.

Paul Sainthouse first joined the business as a management trainee in 1987, having previously been involved in various local transport businesses. He has managed the bus and coach division of Dawsongroup for the bulk of its existence, and his enthusiasm for the industry is well-known. His office makes no secret of this fact, with model buses and a Routemaster front grille decorating the room. […]

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