Transport to the march on the Tory Conference

14 August 2013

Transport details for the March on the Tory Conference on Sunday 29th September in Manchester are starting to be published.

We will keep this list up to date – please email transport details to

TUC 29th September leaflet




Coach picking up at Kilburn, Willesden Green & Wembley Park times tbc.

Thanks to Unite Community. Book by emailing Brent Fightback or ring/text Sarah on 07951 084 101

Tickets: solidarity £20/ waged £10/ unwaged £5 – this will be returned to Unite and Unite Community members and benefit claimants.

Central London

Joint trade union coach leaves 7am Eversholt St, by Euston station.

Contact Camden Unison on 020 7974 1633


Peoples Assembly train leaves around 7.30am from Euston book at


Train for Unite members contact 0203 617 2719 or email


Train for Unison members contact your Unison branch secretary


Ealing and west London

Ealing TUC coach leaves central Ealing at 7.00am. Tickets £10 (£5 unwaged).

Advanced booking is essential – e-mail


For Peoples Assembly coach text Gareth on 07764 616 960

Another coach is organised backed by Hackney NUT, Hackney Council UNISON, Homerton Hospital UNISON and supported by Hackney Trades Council

Pick up: Hackney Town Hall, 0700


Jane Bassett (Hackney NUT) 07951576884 / 02089852056 (office)

Matthew Waterfall (Hackney UNISON) 02083564062


Tower Hamlets

Keep our NHS Public coach, £20 waged, concessions available, leaves Mile End at 7am




6:30 am from Tottenham Town Hall Approach Rd, Tottenham N15



Islington hands off our public services (iHoops) coach leaves Islington Town Hall 7am

Contact Keith on 07904 534 580

Defend Whittington Hospital supporters coach departs from the hospital around 7.00 am. Please contact  if you want a seat – £10, £5



Kingston Keep our NHS public see

Contact Ryan Coley on 07402 660 300 or



Unite and Keep our NHS Public coach

Pickup: Lambeth Town Hall, Acre Lane, Brixton SW2 at 0700

Contact Sara Tomlinson (Lambeth NUT) 07971453336

or Jude Ellis (KONP) (from 9 September) 07787827959


Lewisham (and Woolwich pick up)

Save Lewisham hospital campaign coach pick up 6.15 at Woolwich Arsenal station and 6.45 at Lewisham station, £20 waged £5 concession

Contact 07753 185 732 or for more info



Southwark Save Our Services &Southwark Trades Council coach

Pickup 1: Peckham High Street SE15 5DS (Near Jobcentre Plus) at 0700

Pickup 2: London Road, Elephant & Castle SE1 6LN at 0730

Contact Chris Kelly 07939090667


Greenwich & Bexley TUC coach. 6am from Woolwich and Bexleyheath. Tickets are £5 and £15.

Contact Lynne Chamberlain, Secretary Greenwich & Bexley Trades Union Council on 07884080602



Barnsley GMB, UNISON, UNITE and BFAWU are organising coaches for their members.

A joint union coach is also going in conjunction with anti-bedroom tax group.

Coaches leave 10am.

Phone Dave Gibson on 07594857960 to book places.


Trades Council coach leaves 9am at the Megabus stop, 46 Priory Queensway (next to McLaren Tower). £5 waged, unemployed and kids a donation. Book seats by calling Doug on 07506 894 825

UNISON 0121 685 4410 (regional office – believed to have 25 coaches around the West Midlands)

UNITE 01902 271 152, or email
Departure times are: West Bromwich Unite office at 7.45am; Wolves office 8.15am; Birmingham Broad Street at 8am and Coventry Short St office at 7.30am

PCS 0121 643 4342 9am Paradise Circus

GMB 0121 550 4888

NUT 0121 442 2031

FBU 01384 413 633

CWU 0121 233 4222


Blackpool (via Preston)

Coach will pick up in Blackpool at 9am and in Preston at 9:30am.

Pick-up points to be confirmed.  Places are free for PCS (and named family) members but spare places will be opened up to all at a nominal cost after 11 September.

  • Cost: Free for PCS (and named family) members
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0151 298 3900



Two coaches organised by Bradford People’s Coalition against the Cuts 9.30 outside Hilton Hotel, Hall Ings, Bradford BD1, £10 waged / £5 unwaged.


Tickets from Barry Pavier 09781 038779



Brighton Trades Council coach £10 waged / £2 unwaged


Seats on the Brighton coach can now be booked direct from here:



Protect our NHS coach call 07764 614 621 or 07989 105 449 or


UNITE coach for UNITE members and family, 0117 923 0555 or



Unite coach free for Unite members departing the Madlingley Road park and ride in Cambridge at 7.30am

To book a seat phone the office on 01223 353048 and email Lorraine Donley at



Union coaches co-ordinated by Peoples Assembly

Contact Joe on 07984 161 547


PCS coach picking up in Cardiff (Transport House 6.30am) and Newport (bus station 7am)

Contact Darren Williams 029 20 666363 / 07921 490261 or



Leaves Chesterfield town hall, rose hill at 9am

Contact or 07919 486101



Departs 9:30am from opposite Chorley train station, Chorley PR7

CONTACT 07838402614


Contact Jan in the Unite office on 01902 271 152



NUT Coach – phone 07929 043415 for details



Trades Council and Union funded transport

Contact 07795 528821


Durham Trades Council Bus £10 waged £5 unwaged
Contact Graham on 07581348665



For Unison coach, contact Glasgow City UNISON on 552 7069 by Thu 19 Sep 5pm


Unite Community coach (open to non-members) 

pick up:Glasgow John Smith House G2 4RZ at 6.30am



Unite coaches for members

Pick up: The Horse Statue, Hawick, the Borders at 8am

Contact: or 0131 556 9676

Pick up:Glasgow John Smith House G2 4RZ at 6.30am




Trades Council coach leaves 7am and costs £5 waged, £2 concessions.

Contact Zack on 07540 976 050



Kirklees Unison have booked two coaches in liaison with trades council. Free to UNISON members and children, £7 working and £2 to unemployed and students. Leaves Huddersfield bus station at 10.30am

Contact Unison office 01484 223577



Lancaster and Morecambe Trades Union Council and Lancaster, Morecambe and District NUT. Tickets £5 waged, £2 unwaged, coach leaves Dalton Square at 10am

Contact Eugene, trades council president on 07944 142876,



Unison Coach: 9:00 from West Yorkshire Playhouse Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7UP, Leeds LS2 7UP. Bookings can be made by ringing the Unison office, in office hours 0113 2458442 (mon to sat 5.00.p.m.) or by emailing the office on

Leave your email or mobile phone number and a reminder should be sent to you nearer the date. Book early and bring your friends and circulate widely.

Unite community branch also has transport – first choice to low/un paid.

Contact Steve J on 07900 324 479


North East PCS coach for members

Newcastle pick up: 7:15am from Central Station (Gotham Town Bar), Neville St, Newcastle NE1

Sunderland pick up: 7:45am from Sunderland Empire Theatre, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3EX

Middlesbrough pick up: 8:30am from St. Mary’s Centre, Corporation Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2RW

Contact / 0191 222 0330



Unison coaches:

Notts Unison,open to all ( free), from County Hall, West Bridgford,and from Nottingham City centre. Also coaches from Worksop/ Retford,and Mansfield And Newark.

To reserve places contact notts unison branch office on  01159810405 or email

Pick up: 7:30am from Newark Hospital Boundary Road bus shelter, Nottingham

Pick up: 8:00 at Salutation Inn, Maid Marion Way

Pick up: 8.00 at Retford/Worksop Retford NCC Chancery Lane, Nottingham

Pick up 8.30 at County Hall West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP, Nottingham NG2 7QP

Pick up 8.30 at Mansfield Civic Centre, Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield, Mansfield NG19 7BH




Joint coach with Unison and Peoples Assembly. Depart 7.30am. Seat £5 waged, £3 un/low waged.

To book contact Unison on or 07740 099 479 or email with your name, phone number and number of seats you want to book. Then send the cash or cheques, payable to ‘Coalition of Resistance Tyne & Wear’ to 8 Greenlea Close, High Spen, Rowlands Gill, Tyne & Wear. NE39 2DW

Gateshead Unison coach contact 0191 4776638



PCS coach picking up in Cardiff (Transport House 6.30am) and Newport (bus station 7am)

Contact Darren Williams 029 20 666363 / 07921 490261 or



Oxfordshire Unison health branch coach: members free and everyone else £5.

Anyone can book online co or by calling 07896687454





Departs 8:00 from Kings Lynn.


Pick up at Peterborough 8.45am Acland Street Coach Park – PE1 2AA.




Portsmouth City Unison coach leaves The Hard, Portsmouth at 6 am.

Seats are free and can be booked by contacting Jon Woods on 07921 775828



Coach booked through trades council

Contact 07748 083 254 or,



Departs at: TBC
Departs from: milehouse park and ride plymouth , plymouth pl2 3de

We leave plymouth on saturday 28th September at 13:30 return to plymouth on 29th we have accomodation but you will need to bring a sleeping bag.

If you would just like a lift up or need picking up on rout please let us know

Contact Derriford UNISON branch secretary suzy franklin for details 01752   439276 or email



Contact Rotherham UNISON Health Branch on 01709 424201 to book your seat on the coach.


St Albans Welwyn and Hatfield

St Albans Trades Council coach leaves St Albans at 8am and Hatfield at 8.20am, suggested contributions of £8/10 waged and £4/5 unwaged

Contact or text 07721 040631,  



Union supported transport contact 07952 647479



GMB S38 branch contact the office 0114 276 8017 or email


Unite community members contact or call Rich Brown on 07919 466957


Trades council coach will pick up 9am Paternoster row (next to showroom)

£5 waged // £2 unwaged available at

Unwaged tickets can only be purchased from the Plug Box Office located at: 1 Rockingham Gate (Just off the Moor), Sheffield, S1 4JD. Open between 12-5.30pm Monday-Friday.


Somerset (Weston-Super-Mare and Clevedon)

North Somerset Unison no charge for members, children and unwaged, and a £10 charge for other non-members. picking up at Locking Road in Weston Super Mare at 7am, and at Castlewood in Clevedon at 7.20 am

To book call 01934 634759 or email:


South Gloucester (Kingswood)

South Gloucester Unison coach leaves Kingswood at 7.30am

Contact the branch secretary (Huw) on 07799 574 492



Sunderland – Book a seat on the Sunderland Peoples Assembly bus – £20 waged, £10 unwaged.

Contact Gary on 07881 656064



PCS coach picking up in Swansea (bus station 6.30am)

Contact Darren Williams 029 20 666363 / 07921 490261 or


Wakefield and Pontefract

Coach leaves Pontefract (outside Asda on A639) at  9am and Wakefield (Providence Street) at 9.15am, Cost £5 waged, £2 unwaged

Call Sally 07800785702 or email to book tickets



To book places on Walsall coaches 01922 683018 (Walsall TUC) / 07881 403958 (NUT)


Weston Super Mare

7:00 from Locking Road Car Park, Weston super Mare BS23 3Dp

The coach will leave from Locking Road in Weston super Mare at 7 am, picking up at Castlewood in Clevedon at 7.20 am, and then on to Manchester. We hope to return by about 9 pm that night.

There will be no charge for UNISON members, children and unwaged, and a £10 charge for other non-members.

Please let the branch office know if you’d like to attend by phoning 01934 634759 or email:

Please provide us with your name, address, email, mobile phone number and numbers in your party.




Wolverhampton transport 07932 797139

Unison coach: 8:30am from Faulkland street coach park, wolverhampton



PCS coach picking up in Wrexham (bus station 8.30am)

Contact Darren Williams 029 20 666363 / 07921 490261 or



6:15am from Central Road, Yeovil BA20 1JL

There is a bus DEPARTING at 06:15 am sharp Sunday 29th September 2013 Yeovil Labour Club (Opposite bus station) Central Road Yeovil BA20 1JL.

If you wish to book your seat, please contact this email.

Yeovil Trades Council:



York Peoples Assembly coaches will leave Memorial Gardens coach-stop on Leeman Road (the Megabus stop) at 9.30am get your tickets at



Unite the Union

Transport is available from the regions for Unite members and their families. See details at:


  1. dee said:

    anything arranged for Liverpool/Merseyside?

    15 August 2013 at 7:51pm
  2. angela said:

    ime and friend want to come but we from bridgend s wales how we get ther

    15 August 2013 at 8:20pm
  3. Mary said:

    Same for me in Liverpool, have any been arranged yet?

    16 August 2013 at 11:16am
  4. Julie said:

    Coaches are being organised from Liverpool but not finalised yet. We will update page as soon as more info comes in.
    Have added details for Cardiff but expect there to be transport from Swansea, Bridgend and Newport soon…

    16 August 2013 at 2:32pm
  5. York said:


    16 August 2013 at 3:37pm
  6. Vicky M said:

    Any seats for the Coach from Liverpool? :)

    15 September 2013 at 5:47pm

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