Redwing Coaches
ParentPaul Hockley
Nigel Taylor
HeadquartersHerne Hill
Service typeCoach operator
Fleet58 (November 2015)

Redwing Coaches[1] is a coach tour operator in London and Kent.


Mercedes-Benz Tourismo in September 2010
Mercedes-Benz Tourismo in September 2010

Redwing Coaches was founded in 1987 by Paul Campana. Initially based in Coldharbour Lane, in 2000 it relocated to Herne Hill. In July 2006, the business was sold to Addison Lee.[2][3][4]

In April 2013, the business was purchased by Paul Hockley and Nigel Taylor in a management buyout. In June 2015, the Reliance Travel of Gravesend business was purchased.[4][5][6]


Redwing operates a commuter service from Gravesend to Canary Wharf and Central London.[7] It operates day trips out of London under contract to Evan Evans Tours.[4]


As at November 2015 the fleet comprised 55 coaches.[8]


  1. ^ Companies House extract company no 2170011 Pullmanor Limited
  2. ^ Addison Lee acquires Redwing Fleet News 24 July 2006
  3. ^ Addison Lee acquires Redwing Coaches Acquisitions Monthly October 2006
  4. ^ a b c Redwing Coaches Bus & Coach Buyer 17 August 2015
  5. ^ Redwing purchases Reliance[permanent dead link] RouteOne 3 June 2015
  6. ^ Redwing North Kent is born Bus & Coach Buyer 4 June 2015
  7. ^ Gravesend to London Commuter Service Redwing Coaches
  8. ^ Redwing Coaches buys 10 Euro 6 Tourismos[permanent dead link] RouteOne 25 November 2015