Press release archive
This section of the website records our recent news releases. For more information on a particular story or issue, please see the media contacts section for how to get in touch.
HCT Group shortlisted for two UK Bus Awards
16 Oct 2018: Our Drive On project has been shortlisted for the Bus and the Community Award and Patrick Lawson, a driver at our Ash Grove Depot, has been shortlisted for the Top London Bus Driver prize at the UK Bus Awards.
HCT Group acquires west London operator Impact Group
13 Aug 2018: Transport social enterprise HCT Group has acquired Impact Group from Tower Transit, supporting our continued expansion.
HCT Group launches 2018 Social Impact Report
25 Jul 2018: HCT Group is a social enterprise, aiming to make a real difference to people’s lives and what we’ve achieved each year is set out in our annual Social Impact Report – out now.
HCT Group acquire Powells Bus
24 Jul 2018: Transport social enterprise HCT Group has acquired the South Yorkshire bus operator to continue the group’s expansion in the region.
HCT Group driver Patrick scoops top TfL Prize
13 Jul 2018: Patrick Lawson, a driver on route 26 based at our Ash Grove depot in Hackney, has won the Hello London Award for Outstanding Customer Service at Transport for London's annual London Bus Awards.
HCT Group secures £17.8 million in social investment
19 Jun 2018: HCT Group has secured a £17.8 million funding package with the help of ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank. The funding will be used to pursue new opportunities, accelerating our growth.
CT4TC announces its new name - Derbyshire Community Transport
04 May 2018: Community Transport for Town and Country (CT4TC) has changed its name to Derbyshire Community Transport the move follows feedback from staff and service users - and marks their new status as a part of HCT Group.
HCT Group wins three new London red bus routes
13 Dec 2017: HCT Group is delighted to announce that we have been awarded contracts for three additional London red bus routes by Transport for London – the D6, N550 and N551.
LibertyBus to provide Jersey’s Tourist Information Centre
08 Dec 2017: LibertyBus, HCT Group’s operation in Jersey, is delighted to have been chosen by Visit Jersey as the provider of Jersey’s Tourist Information Centre from Easter 2018.
HCT Group wins TfL Bus Safety Innovation Fund bid
16 Nov 2017: Our project aims to tackle the issue of harsh acceleration – where a bus moves off from a stationary position too quickly – which can increase the risk of passenger injuries.