Williams Coaches accepted into Guild of British Coach Operators

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John and Rose Williams receive their membership certificate and audit certificate of excellence from Guild Chairman Andrew Richmond

Brecon-based family-run operator becomes the guild’s 24th member

The Guild of British Coach Operators has announced that Williams Coaches of Brecon has been accepted into its membership.

Guild Chairman, Andrew Richmond, said: “We are delighted to welcome another successful and respected operator into the Guild, lifting our membership to 24 companies, with two more soon to be announced.

“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.”

Rose Williams, Director of Williams Coaches, said: “Throughout the history of the company, Williams Coaches has always been committed to achieving the highest standards within the industry and we are delighted that our commitment has been recognised through the Guild’s exacting audit. We are proud to be associated with the best coach operators in the UK and are very much looking forward to making a positive contribution to the invaluable activities of the guild.”

Williams’ membership certificate was presented at the conclusion of a recent seminar on the impact of the new GDPR (Global Data Protection Regulation), where guild members came together to hear an expert briefing on the far-reaching change to data protection rules, helping members to develop and share best practice.

Now in its 33rd year, the Guild of British Coach Operators 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.

Williams Coaches was established in the 1950s and is now managed by the second and third generation of the Williams Family. The company provides coach travel throughout the UK and Europe, operating from a modern, purpose-built premises in Brecon, South Wales, with a wide-ranging fleet.