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Xela Group take control of Yellow Coaches Limited

Eastleigh based independent bus operator Xelabus have secured Yellow Coaches Limited the coaching subsidiary of Yellow buses in Bournemouth from its former Directors and share holders.

Xela Group which already comprises of businesses such as Xelabus, Xelacoach and more recently Isle of Wight based Seaview Services. The business has built a strong brand in the area with its attractive Green and Cream vehicles built up over the past 12 years when established in 2010.

Gareth Blair, Owner & Managing Director of the XelaGroup said "We are delighted to have secured a popular name in the Bournemouth and surrounding areas. We hope to continue building on the brand and secure further school, college and private hire contracts."

Simon Newport, former director and share holder of Yellow Coaches Limited said "Its fantastic that the Xelagroup team have agreed to keep Yellow Coaches going in Bournemouth. I am confident that the business will continue to provide school contracts and tenders across the conurbation to a high level. I think the future looks bright for Yellow Coaches."