CTA Corporate Supporters

The CTA is delighted to recognise the contribution of its corporate supporters.  These are key suppliers to the CT sector who understand the needs of operators and have engaged with the CTA to support our work and help our members. 


Minibus Options Ltd - www.minibusoptions.co.uk

Proud supporters of Community Transport since 1986.

Minibus Options are industry leading custom built minibus specialists, providing bespoke solutions for any passenger transport application.

Our unique showroom in Whaley Bridge features a permanent exhibition of the industries best solutions for passenger access, accommodation and comfort. All this alongside our production facility where up to 60 minibuses in various stages of build may be viewed and assessed side by side.

Travel Assistance available for CTA Members to visit our showroom. We provide either 2 standard return train tickets, or the cost of the fuel for one vehicle to make the journey.

Enterprise Flex-E-Rent  – www.flexerent.co.uk/wheelchair-accessible-vehicles/

For over 60 years Enterprise has been renowned for delivering class leading car and van rental. And as the needs of our customers have changed, we’ve changed with them, investing in new technology and services to make mobility easier than ever before. 

And nowhere is that more evident than our Accessible Vehicle Division. Enterprise Flex-E-Rent offers more than 400 wheelchair accessible vehicles ranging from small vehicles, suitable for providing transport for a single wheelchair user, to larger accessible minibuses, which can accommodate up to six wheelchair users as well as other able-bodied passengers.

Q’straint Ltd – www.qstraint.com

For 25 years, Q’Straint has remained focused on one vision: to develop, manufacture, test and support the world’s most effective wheelchair passenger safety solutions.


GM Coachwork Ltd – www.gmcoachwork.co.uk

GM Coachwork prides itself on its ability and skills to build quality purpose-built vehicles to suit a variety of specialist needs.


Unwin - www.unwin-safety.com

Unwin Safety Systems has pioneered the manufacture of world-leading wheelchair restraints and occupant safety solutions for over 50 years. Unwin continue to introduce innovative design and engineering whilst being at the forefront of international safety standards. Trusted across the world by passengers, their families, their carers and safety professionals, Unwin deliver crash tested solutions to maximise accessibility for all

PHVC https://www.phvc.co.uk/ 

PHVC are a leading vehicle management company who specialise in the Community & Care, Schools and University sectors for all aspects of vehicle procurement. We pride ourselves on having over 27 years experience of Minibuses, Cars and Vans including specially adapted or wheelchair accessible conversions for a variety of organisations across the UK. Offering competitive prices due to our longstanding business partnerships with leading manufacturers and major funding companies, there is a solution to all your fleet needs. We also have our own fleet of demonstrators, a selection of used stock, full fleet management services and on-site driver training.

Koller - http://www.koller.co.uk


Koller Engineering Ltd (Safety Restraint Engineers) was established in 1980 by Max Koller. Still family-run, the company specialises in the design and manufacture of wheelchair accessible vehicle products

HW Pickrell - http://www.hwpickrell.co.uk/newsite/index2.php  

H.W. Pickrell was established in 1965 and specialises in the sale and purchase of a comprehensive range of quality new and used wheelchair accessible vehicles, minibuses and frontline emergency ambulances.

We have established an excellent reputation for quality, commitment and value for money within the industry.  Long experience and proven expertise enables us to fulfil the most demanding requirements of our customers.

School Minibus Leasing - http://schoolminibusleasing.uk.com

At School Minibus Leasing UK we understand the difficulty in making the right decision when it comes to procurement of a new minibus. As one of the leading suppliers of leasing products, you can be assured that our comprehensive and pragmatic fleet solutions make your decision an easier one.  Quality remains at the centre of what we do.  A family business with over 40 years’ automotive experience, we take enormous pride in delivering the highest standards of care through our personal and flexible approach.

Teesside LGV Training Ltd - http://www.tlgv.co.uk

Teesside LGV Training is a friendly, professional Transport Training School based at South Bank, Middlesbrough and widely acknowledged as the leading provider of LGV, PCV and MiDAS training in the Teesside area.  Teesside LGV Training is a registered approved training centre provider of both Initial and Periodic Driver CPC.

Gowrings Mobility - http://www.gowringsmobility.co.uk/ 

Gowrings Mobility is a specialist manufacturer and distributor of a diverse range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles. With over 50 years of history, the needs of the wheelchair passenger lie at the heart of our designs ensuring the requirements for safety, comfort, space and ease of use are fully incorporated.

Trapeze Group - http://www.trapezegroup.co.uk


Trapeze Group works with public transit agencies and their communities to develop and deliver smarter, more effective public transport solutions. We make it our business to deliver the best in technology, systems and services you need to automate the multitude of tasks that come with the building, managing and measuring of better transportation services.

Bollington Insurance - www.cta-insurance.co.uk


Bollington Insurance is an independent insurance broker that operates the current CTA Insurance facility.  Bollington can provide insurance for motor fleets or single vehicles, property, liability and any other insurance requirements.

As the only broker working with the Association, they understand the needs of the membership base well and with over 260 live policies in place for CTA members, the CTA Insurance facility is often the natural choice.

LVM Bluelight - http://lvmbluelight.co.uk/

LVM Bluelight provides unbiased advice and information on all funding methods, fleet management and taxation issues. We are a completely independent finance broker, specialising in wheelchair accessible/mobility vehicles, emergency (blue light) and non-emergency ambulances and all other types of welfare and support vehicles. Being selected partners of leading Contract Hire and Leasing Companies, we have authorised access to their exclusive offers and preferential rates, so whatever finance product you require, LVM Bluelight can provide a highly competitive quote and professional advice. Contact Martin on 01727 260333 or martin@lvm.co.uk.

Courtside Conversions - http://www.courtsideconversions.co.uk

Courtside Conversions is a family-run business that has specialised in bespoke accessible vehicle conversions since 1996. We are proud to have a built a reputation across the UK for providing completely customisable minibus conversions with exceptional customer service and an aftercare service second to none. We consider ourselves a ‘one-stop shop’ for premium quality vehicle conversions and with over 20 years in business, we can guide you through the process with objective, reliable advice from first contact to vehicle delivery and beyond.

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