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

Are you organising a coach?

If you have a coach booked and seats on offer please let us know so we can contact you to confirm coach drop off points and parking locations as well as advertise your coach details on our website.

Book yourself onto a coach

Coaches to London are being laid on by groups around the country, with many places subsidised or free. A list of coaches can be found below the map. 


North West


Bolton

Organiser:  UNISON 

When and where: 

06.00 Morrisons car park (Blackhorse Street, BL1 1PQ)

17.00 Return coach from London

Contact: admin@unisonbolton.org

Cost: Free to UNISON and other trade union members & local activists.


Manchester, Liverpool & Preston

Organiser:  Unite North West

When and where: 

Unite North West will be booking train tickets running from Manchester, Liverpool and Preston

Contact: email nw.mobilise@unitetheunion.org to book a seat and don’t forgot to specify your starting station: (Manchester, Liverpool or Preston)


Lancaster

Organiser:  NEU

When and where: 

07.00 Dalton Square

07.30 Preston

Contact: Eugene, eugenehenryd@gmail.com or 07944 142876

Cost: £20, or £10 unwaged.

Yorkshire & Humberside


Leeds & South Yorkshire

Organiser:  Unite North East

When and where: 

Due to exceptionally high demand, we are now providing coaches from Leeds and South Yorkshire. If you live in these or surrounding areas, coach will now be the mode of transport. If you are in the North East or the Humber, we will provide rail travel.

Register for a place


Sheffield

Organiser:  NEU

When and where: Paternoster Row (near the Showroom Cinema).

Contact: simon.murch@neu.org.uk 

Cost: Free to NEU members and families


Chesterfield & North Derbyshire

Organiser:  Chesterfield & District Trades Union Council

When and where: 

08.00 Slacks Travel Lumbsdale, Matlock DE4 5LB

08.30 Chesterfield Town Hall, Rose Hill S40 1LW

Contact: jeaden1957@gmail.com


Hull

Organiser: NEU

When and where: 

NEU will be booking train tickets running from Hull Railway Station

Contact: steve.scott@neu.org.uk

Cost: Free to NEU members and their families/friends, or a contribution from other union members.

Midlands


Nottinghamshire

Organiser:  East Midlands NASUWT

When and where:

07:00 Mansfield Walkden Street (Outside Iceland Food Stores )

07:30 Nottingham Maid Marion Way (Outside Ye Olde Salutation Inn)

07:45 Clifton Crusader Island (Bus Stop)

Contact: Angela Hourd, angela.hourd@mail.nasuwt.org.uk

Cost: Free to NASUWT members, family & friends


Nottingham

Organiser:  GMB Union

When and where:

07.30 Theatre Square 

This coach will also collect from Leicester Forest Services off the M1 if required at approx 08.15 - please indicate if you'd like to meet at this stop via the form in the link.

Register for a place


Nottingham

Organiser:  PCS Union

When and where:

TBC

Contact: danielle@pcs.org.uk

Cost: Free to PCS members, family and friends


Birmingham

Organiser:  GMB Union

When and where:

08.00 from City Centre TK Maxx

Register for a place


Birmingham

Organiser:  PCS Union

When and where:

08.30 Beside Moor Street station, B4 7UL

Contact: danielle@pcs.org.uk

Cost: Free to PCS members, family and friends


Leicestershire / Northamptonshire

Organiser: East Midlands NASUWT

When and where:

08:00 Leicester Jubilee Square, Leicester, LE1 4LD

09:00 Kettering Kettering Train Station, Station Road, Kettering, NN15 7HT

Contact: Angela Hourd (NASUWT East Midlands, Organiser) angela.hourd@mail.nasuwt.org.uk  

Cost: Free to NASUWT members, family & friends


Leicester 

Organiser: UNISON Leicester City

When and where:

08.00 Humberstone Gate

18.00 Depart London

Contact: unison.leicestercity@virgin.net

Cost: Free for everyone


East Midlands

Organiser: Unite East Midlands

When and where:

Coach pick up times/locations will be published closer to the date of this event, dependant on numbers attending however for now we have based it off your closest Unite the union office. 

Register for a place via Eventbrite here 


Lincolnshire

Organiser: East Midlands NASUWT

When and where:

07.00 Unity Square, Lincoln

07.50 Gonerby Services

08.30 Stamford Bus Station

Contact: Angela Hourd (NASUWT East Midlands, Organiser) angela.hourd@mail.nasuwt.org.uk  

Cost: Free to NASUWT members, family & friends


West Midlands

Organiser: Unite West Midlands

When and where:

Coach pick up times/locations will be published closer to the date of this event, dependant on numbers attending however for now we have based it off your closest Unite the union office. 

Register for a place via Eventbrite here 

Wales


Bangor 

Organiser: UNISON Wales

When and where:

TBC Colwyn Bay

TBC Nr Northop A55

Contact: h.dunn-jones@unison.co.uk

Cost: Free coach - to book a place send your name, email, mobile number and pick up point.


Haverfordwest

Organiser: UNISON Wales

When and where:

TBC Llanelli

TBC Swansea Moto services J47 M4

Contact: h.dunn-jones@unison.co.uk

Cost: Free coach - to book a place send your name, email, mobile number and pick up point.


Merthyr Tydfil

Organiser: UNISON Wales

When and where:

TBC Pontypridd

TBC Cardiff

TBC Newport

Contact: h.dunn-jones@unison.co.uk

Cost: Free coach - to book a place send your name, email, mobile number and pick up point.


Swansea via Bridgend

Organiser: Wales TUC & PCS Union

When and where:

07.00 Swansea train station

07.40 Bridgend train station

Contact: ghathway@tuc.org.uk

Cost: Free to PCS members, family and friends. Free seats also available to unwaged, students and those on low incomes.


Swansea, Wrexham & Cardiff

Organiser: Unite Wales

When and where:

Coaches will be departing from Unite offices in the following locations and times:

07.00 Swansea SA1 1LF

07.00 Wrexham LL11 1HR

08.00 Cardiff CF11 9SD

Contact: Wales.mobilise@unitetheunion.org

Cost: Free for Unite members and their families


Neath, Port Talbot and Bridgend (South Wales)

Organiser: UNISON NPT Branch

When and where:

Pick up times TBC - arriving in London around 11.30.

Register for a place here

Cost: Free for NPT and Bridgend UNISON members only


Stockport

Organiser: NEU

When and where:

06.00 A6 Near Stockport Labour Club, SK4 1QP

16.00 Return departure time

Contact: dawn.taylor@neu.org.uk

Cost: Open to all trade unionists, families and friends. People are invited to pay what they can. If assistance is required, please notify when booking to ensure it can be accommodated, and subject to availability, front seats can be reserved.

London, East & South East


King's Lynn

Organiser: Unite/GMB King's Lynn and District Trades Council

When and where:

07.30 King's Lynn bus station

08.30 Peterborough bus station

Arrive in London 11.00, depart approx 16.00.

Contact: kingslynnanddistricttradescouncil@hotmail.co.uk   

Cost: Free for Unite members, otherwise just a small donation


Cambridge

Organiser: UNISON with Trades Council and People's Assembly

When and where:

09.30 Queens Road (near Silver Street) 

09.40 Unite Office Madingley Road

Contact: lizbrennan4@gmail.com


Hastings

Organiser: Hastings & District Trades Council / UNISON

When and where:

09.00 Hastings Pier

18.30 Return to Hastings

Contact: Please contact Jonathan Lee, Secretary of Hastings & District Trades Council hastingstuc@outlook.com to book your seat. 

Cost: Coach kindly supplied by UNISON Hastings & Eastbourne Healthcare Branch. There is no charge but a collection for the driver will be made. The coach to look for is the "Lynns Travel" coach.


Chichester

Organiser: UCU

When and where:

09.30 Chichester College

17.00 Leaving London (TBC)

Contact: Email ucu@chichester.ac.uk to reserve a seat. Seats are on a first come first served basis and will only be secured once payment has been received.

Cost: Low waged/Students £6, Waged £14, Solidary price £14 (helps to subsidise cost for those on low wage)


Portsmouth

Organiser: Unite the Union

When and where:

09.00 The Hard Interchange, PO1 3PA

09.10 Fratton Bridge, PO1 5BX

09.20 Unite Office, 10 Old London Road, Hilsea, PO2 9RS (Free parking)

Contact: Joe Dukes, SE.Mobilise@unitetheunion.org

Cost: Free to Unite Members


Portsmouth

Organiser: Portsmouth City UNISON

When and where:

08.15 Queens Street Bus Stop, PO1 3HX

08.25 Students Union Bus Stop, PO1 2EF

08.35 Fratton Bridge Bus Stop, PO1 5AB

08.45 The Fountain pub, PO2 9AA 

08.55 Cosham Health bus stop, PO6 3AB

Coach arrives back in Portsmouth around 20.00.

Register for a place here

Cost: Free to UNISON members and under 18s. Non-member tickets: £3 Unwaged or student / £5 Low paid workers / £10 Higher paid workers.


Southampton

Organiser: Southampton & SW Hants Trades Union Council

When and where:

09.00 Outside SeaCity Museum, Havelock Road

Contact: Sue Atkins, sotontuc@gmail.com

Cost: Free to Unite members and their families/£5 deposit to secure a place which will be refunded when you travel on the coach

South West


Bournemouth and Poole

Organiser: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Trades Union Council

When and where:

7.15 Poole Railway Station

7.45 Bournemouth Railway Station

Contact: Neil Duncan-Jordan, nduncanjordan@ntlworld.com

Cost: Free coach but places must be booked in advance.


More coach details from across the UK to come soon.

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