Stars of Corby

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Lawson’s of Corby has grown into a substantial business with around 30 vehicles in little over a decade. Will and Jane Lawson talk to Andy Izatt about how they have focused on school transport provision with a fleet that offers a full range of seating capacities

Lawson’s of Corby is one of those school transport providers that quietly goes about what it does and attracts little attention in the process. Yet this is a family firm that’s run with both determination and passion. Managing Director Will Lawson draws on more than three decades of industry experience, and if he has a regret it’s that he didn’t start his own business earlier.

LDV Convoys played an important part in the early development of the company. LAWSONS

“I came from Cottingham near Corby and started off working for my father, Eric in his little pet and garden store in the old village of Corby,” recalled Will. “Jane and I were married in 1985 and that’s when I took my PSV test privately with J. C. Coates in Leicester in a crash gearbox Leyland PD3. My grandpa, Ronald Tyler had driven for Cory’s Coaches of Market Harborough and I’d always wanted to learn how to drive buses and coaches. […]

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