Tube map

Nearest tube station 

The key tube stations will be Blackfriars, Southwark and St Pauls. Temple is likely to be closed. People should arrive towards the rear of the march. Plan your journey.

Coach

Coaches

As they become available, we will be listing coach information and how to book spaces below.

If you have a coach booked and seats on offer please let us know where it is leaving from and a contact email address or telephone number by emailing [email protected].

TUC has arranged pre-bookable coach parking at the The O2 Buy your coach parking tickets

Alternately , TFL has provided guidance on coach parking in London.

FIND A COACH FOR YOU

Search for a coach in London, East & South East | South West  | Wales | North West | Midlands | Yorkshire & the Humber


LONDON, EAST & SOUTH EAST

Cambridge

Organiser: Cambridge UNISON
When and where:
Queens College (the Backs) Cambridge CB39ET, leaving at 9:15am
Trumpington Park and Ride, CB2 9FT at 9.30AM
Contact: Liz Brennan 01223 457047 
Cost: Free to UNISON members,  non members suggested donation £10 if working,  if unwaged pay what you can afford. 

Hastings 

Organiser: Hastings & District Trades Union Council
When and where: Meeting point for the coach is at Hastings Pier, White Rock leaving promptly at 08.30hrs. With a view to leave London at approx 1800hrs.
Contact: Took book your place on the coach please email: Jonathan Lee, Secretary, Hastings & District Trades Union Council, [email protected], giving your name & contact information such as a mobile phone number and details of your trades union.
Cost: Free. A minimum donation of £1 is requested (to be given to the coach driver as a tip on the day).
Places are limited and will be on a first come first served basis with priority to trade union members. However, if spaces permit, non-trade union members may also get a place on the coach. Facebook page

Kings Lynn

Organiser: Kings Lynn and District Trades Council
When and where: Leaving King’s Lynn, Austin Fields Car Park, at 8am and return 5pm approx. Coach travel available accommodating wheelchair users
Contact: Bookings Kings Lynn, Trades-Council [email protected] 07789 960 815

Milton Keynes

Organiser: Unite South East

When and where: Coach pick-up, 9am outside TGI Friday's in central MK. Depart London at 5pm.

Contact:  Unite members can book their place on the coach here, non-members can book here. For enquiries: [email protected]

Cost: Free for Unite members, £10 for non-members

Medway Towns, Kent  

Organiser: UNISON Medway Towns LG Branch

When and where: There will be two pick ups and return drops in Medway on the day, 10.00am - Dock Road (Outside Gun Wharf), 10.15am - First bus stop over the bridge in Strood (by old Civic site). Returning at 5pm from Hyde Park.

Contact: Please contact the UNISON branch office ASAP to reserve your seat(s) 01634 333806 or [email protected]

Portsmouth

Organiser: Unite South East

When and where:

9 a.m. - The Hard, Portsmouth Interchange, PO1 3PA

9:10 a.m. - Outside the John Jacques pub, Fratton Road, PO1 5BZ

9:15 a.m. - Unite Office, Hilsea, PO2 9RS

Estimated return time - 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Booking essential (via this Eventbrite link). Most recent updates, for the Pompey travel arrangements, will be available from this Facebook event. Coach Steward: [email protected] – 07754007534

Cost: Free for Unite members, non-members £5 (payable on-board the coach)

Thanet/Canterbury

Organiser: Unite South East

When and where:

Ramsgate Railway station 8.00am

Margate Railway station 8.45am

Canterbury East Station 9.30am

Return from London: 5pm

Contact: Booking is essential, via eventbrite. For enquiries, contact [email protected]

Cost: Free for Unite members, £5 non-members (payable on board the coach).

Southampton/Eastleigh/Winchester

Organiser: Unite South East

When and where: Pick up points:

9 a.m. - outside Sea City museum, Southampton

9:10 a.m. - Interchange bus station, Southampton university

9:20 a.m. - Eastleigh train station

9:35 a.m. - Winnal services, Winchester

Estimated return time - 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Book your place here. Enquires: [email protected] - 07748204400. There is a Facebook event for this coach.

Cost: Free for Unite members, £5 for non-members payable onboard coach). Booking essential (via Eventbrite). Enquires: [email protected] - 07748204400

SOUTH WEST

Organiser: UNISON South West
Contact:
 [email protected]
Cost: Tickets are free for members and their families. 
Where: 

Organiser: GMB Wales and South West
Contact:
To book your place please contact Ruth Bennett by email ([email protected]) or phone ( 02920491260 ).
Cost: Tickets are free for members and their families. 
Where: GMB Wales & South West will be running busses from across the Region.

WALES AND SOUTH WEST

City & County of Swansea/Neath Port Talbot branches

Where & When:

  • Guild Hall Swansea - 6:00am
  • Neath Train Station - 6:30am
  • Port Talbot Age Concern - 6:45am

Contact: Neath Port Talbot 01639 763820 City & County of Swansea 01792 635271 / 637458

Tickets can be booked at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/swansea-npt-go-to-the-tuc-national-demo-step-up-for-public-services-tickets-44809166423

ABM Health branch

Where & When:

  • Swansea Civic Centre;
  • Neath Port Talbot Hospital
  • Bridgend POW Hospital

Contact: ABM Health branch office 01656752727 for details and to book a seat

Ceredigion County branch

Where & When:

  • Aberystwyth;
  • Aberaeron; (then either Lampeter or Llandysul)
  • Carmarthen

Contact: Denise Owen 07973 136655 to book a seat

Cost: £7.50 return

Cwm Taf Health branch

Where & When: Merthyr Tydfil & Pontypridd, full details to be confirmed
Contact Sarah Davies 07584 100644 to book a seat

NORTH WEST

Shropshire and Telford

Organiser: Shropshire and Telford TUC
Contact:
To book your coach ticket visit the eventbrite page. For queries contact  [email protected]
Cost: £10 a ticket
Where: Coach from Shrewsbury and Telford | 7:00am Shrewsbury (The Abbey) | 7:30am Telford (bus station)

MIDLANDS

Birmingham, Coventry,  Wolverhampton, West Bromwich, Stoke-on-Trent

Organiser: Unite West Midlands
Contact: To book a seat on coaches from the West Midlands region, please contact Unite West Midlands Sallie O’Prey on 0121 647 4832 West Midlands regional march coordinator: [email protected] 
Where: Coach from Shrewsbury and Telford | 7:00am Shrewsbury (The Abbey) | 7:30am Telford (bus station)
 

Banbury

Organiser: GMB Banbury Branch
When and where: Meeting point for the coach is Banbury Cross, leaving promptly at 9am.
Contact: To book your place on the coach please email: Stevie Robertson GMB Banbury Branch Secretary [email protected] or Phone 07986209537

Cost: Free. A minimum donation of £1 is requested (to be given to the coach driver as a tip on the day).
Places are limited and will be on a first come first served basis with priority to trade union members, family & friends . However, if spaces permit, non-trade union members may also get a place on the coach.

Derby

Organiser: Derby Area Trades Union Council
When and where: Leaving Derby Bus station at 8:00am, bay 27
Contact: To book email [email protected] or text 07889274723
Cost:£10 per seat waged, £5 low wage and free unwaged

Organiser: Unite
When and where: Pick up 07:15am Unite Office , Pride Park Derby 
Contact: Shaun Lee or [email protected] to book your seat and for additional details.

Leicester

Organiser: Unite
When and where: Pick up Unite Office, Burleys way at 7.30am 
Contact: Shaun Lee or [email protected] to book your seat and for additional details.

Nottingham

Organiser: Unite
When and where: Pick up 07:15am Forest Recreation ground 
Contact: Shaun Lee or [email protected] to book your seat and for additional details.

Northampton

Organiser: Unite
When and where: Pick up approx 08:00am from Victoria Street (opposite Police Station ) 
Contact: Shaun Lee or [email protected] to book your seat and for additional details.
 

YORKSHIRE & THE HUMBER

Sheffield

Organiser: UNITE and Sheffield TUC

When and Where: Sheffield TUC has negotiated the following deal with UNITE who are putting on coach transport free for UNITE members and their families. Non-UNITE members can book seats with the UNITE coaches for £5.

There is limited availability from the below departure points:

  • Doncaster
  • Grimsby
  • Hull
  • Leeds
  • Sheffield

A fee of £5 return per person is payable at the time of departure. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, with a maximum of five people per booking.  We will be taking bookings up until 8 May 2018.

To book a seat please complete this form

For any queries, please email [email protected]

N.B. We are in discussion with Sheffield Peoples Assembly about booking a further coach(es) in the expectation there will be huge demand. Watch out for further details

Cost: Free for UNITE members, £5 for non-members.

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