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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 launches social impact: special report

The pandemic has prevented us from producing a social impact report in the normal way – but we’ve still been serving our communities. Our special report sets out what we’ve been up to across the country in the time of COVID 19.

Posted: 30 Apr 2021

Happy Birthday, Ash Grove

Ash Grove Depot, home of HCT Group’s largest operation, marks the 40th anniversary of its opening this Sunday. Time for some bus history…

Posted: 23 Apr 2021

Dai Powell announces retirement plan, Lynn McClelland unveiled as CEO Designate

Dai Powell has announced that he will retire later this year, after 29 years as Chief Executive of HCT Group.

Posted: 24 Apr 2020

CT Plus to rebrand as HCT Group this summer

 CT Plus, HCT Group’s main operating brand in London, is to change its name. On 19 August 2019, all services that . . . .

Posted: 14 Aug 2019

Bristol Community Transport provides transport for Homeless World Cup

This year, Cardiff’s famous Bute Park hosted the 17th edition of the Homeless World Cup and Bristol Community Transport (BCT) provided . . . .

Posted: 05 Aug 2019

HCT Group celebrate a milestone 20th anniversary

June marked HCT Group’s 20th anniversary since our first Transport for London (TfL) contract. The contract was for three mobility buses. In . . . .

Posted: 15 Jul 2019

New projects for Hackney Community Transport

We have two exciting new project announcements from Hackney Community Transport. The first is the Get Out and About Locally (GOAL) programme, . . . .

Posted: 11 Jul 2019

HCT Group and the Community Transport Association host Impact and Enterprise event

On Tuesday 11 June, HCT Group and the Community Transport Association (CTA) hosted their Impact and Enterprise event in London. The . . . .

Posted: 21 Jun 2019

CT Plus starts Route 20

CT Plus, which is a part of the HCT Group, has successfully begun service on its latest TfL red bus route – Route 20.

Posted: 25 Mar 2019

HCT Group acquire Powells Bus

Transport social enterprise HCT Group has acquired the South Yorkshire bus operator to continue the group's expansion in the region.

Posted: 24 Jul 2018