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New Year rail fare rise to be biggest increase in 5 years
New Year rail fare rise to be biggest increase in 5 years

The annual rise in rail fares is always an unwelcome New Year gift for commuters, but this year the increase for those travelling by train will be bigger than...

How to commute in the snow
How to commute in the snow

You, like many people across the UK, may have woken up to a blanket of snow this morning. Far from having the childlike thrill of seeing this vision of...

Tis nearly… the season to be jolly
Great ways to celebrate the New Year
Royal Variety Peformance
Royal Variety Peformance

Today we have received a letter from the Chairman of the Royal Variety Charity thanking us for our service for the Royal Variety Performance & Official Aftershow Party this year....

News regarding Clarkes of London – December 2016
News regarding Clarkes of London – December 2016

Good afternoon We are pleased to announce that National Express (UK Coach) has completed the purchase of Clarkes of London. This is a really exciting time for both the...

NFL – August 2016
NFL – August 2016

We cannot wait to welcome the NFL back to the UK for the next few months. We have the pleasure of transporting the teams, the cheerleaders, the management and...

Irizar i8 DAF Integral – July 2016
Irizar i8 DAF Integral – July 2016

We have had our new Irizar i8 DAF Integral under wraps for some weeks now and couldn’t be more pleased with the end result. We are extremely grateful to...

VIP Gaming Event – July 2016
VIP Gaming Event – July 2016

We transported 800+ VIP’s from the worlds largest gaming company over the weekend from London to Hertfordshire where they enjoyed their own private festival. Thank you to the driving...

Olympic Park – July 2016
Olympic Park – July 2016

We transported a group of University Students from around the world on a 10day trip all over London, including the Olympic Park, where they were researching on how to...

Cadbury World – June 2016
Cadbury World – June 2016

We had four of our vehicles on a 3day tour showing VIPs around Cadbury World, Drayton Manor and Warwick Castle.

New Vehicle Delivery – March 2016
New Vehicle Delivery – March 2016

We would like to welcome our brand new flagship Team Coach – i8 Irizar DAF Integral to our fleet. We have also taken delivery this month of 12 brand new i6 Irizar vehicles made...

UEFA Champions League, Barcelona FC v Arsenal FC – February 2016
UEFA Champions League, Barcelona FC v Arsenal FC – February 2016

This week we transported Barcelona FC for their UEFA Champions League game at Arsenal FC. We were delighted to once again transport the Team, Management & their Supporters for...

HMS Victory, Portsmouth – January 2016
HMS Victory, Portsmouth – January 2016

One of our vehicles parked with the HMS Victory whilst doing a historic tour in Portsmouth.

Dinamo Zagred FC vs Arsenal FC – November 2015
Dinamo Zagred FC vs Arsenal FC – November 2015

Dinamo Zagred FC vs Arsenal FC Last night we transported Dinamo Zagreb to their match against Arsenal.

Lord Digby Jones 70th Birthday – November 2015
Lord Digby Jones 70th Birthday – November 2015

Last week we transported Lord Digby Jones and friends for his 70th Birthday party at the Greenwich Naval College.

The Royal Courts of Justice – November 2015
The Royal Courts of Justice – November 2015

Yesterday we transported Judges from The Royal Courts of Justice to Buckingham Palace to collect their Knighthoods.

The Ohio State University Marching Band – October 2015
The Ohio State University Marching Band – October 2015

Last weekend we had five vehicles transporting The Ohio State University Marching Band where they performed at the NFL game at Wembley and also performed on Regent Street.

VIP Arrival – October 2015
VIP Arrival – October 2015

Our vehicle parked on the station platform waiting for the Virgin Train at Euston Station to pick up VIP’s.

The National Teaching Awards – October 2015
The National Teaching Awards – October 2015

Last night we had seven vehicles transporting teachers from all over Great Britain to the Royal Opera House for the National Teaching Awards.

NFL International Series – October 2015
NFL International Series – October 2015

NFL International Series got off to an amazing start over the weekend. We transported the Miami Dolphins, The New York Jets and their entourage. A huge thank you to...

Rugby World Cup – September 2015
Rugby World Cup – September 2015

The Rugby World Cup has got off to an amazing start! We transported over 16,000 people last weekend to stadiums, hotels, airports and stations all over London.

Prudential Insurance Reward Weekend – August 2015
Prudential Insurance Reward Weekend – August 2015

Prudential Insurance Reward Weekend Last weekend we transported staff from Prudential Insurance for a weekend of activities throughout London. They visited The Hurlingham Club, The Holborn Bars and various...

150th Anniversary of HSBC Bank – July 2015
150th Anniversary of HSBC Bank – July 2015

On Tuesday and Wednesday evening this week, we transported members of staff from the HSBC to and from their celebration marking 150 years anniversary of the bank. The event...

Lillian Clarke, Founder of Clarkes of London – July 2015
Lillian Clarke, Founder of Clarkes of London – July 2015

Just nine days before her 100th Birthday in the early hours of Saturday the 11th of July, Mrs Lillian Maria May Clarke ‘Nanny Lil’, the founder of Clarkes Coaches,...

This Morning, ITV – June 2015
This Morning, ITV – June 2015

Our driver Don transported the Radford family to the ITV studios to appear on This Morning with Phillip and Amanda. The Radford’s have 17 children aged between 26 years...

The 800th Anniversary of The Magna Carta – June 2015
The 800th Anniversary of The Magna Carta – June 2015

Today we transported groups of historians to Runneymede as they gather in celebration to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta (Latin for “the Great...

Nissan – Lee Valley Velodrome – June 2015
Nissan – Lee Valley Velodrome – June 2015

Our team vehicle outside Lee Valley Velodrome, transporting VIP clients from Nissan…  

Wings for life run 2015 – May 2015
Wings for life run 2015 – May 2015

Congratulations to our drivers Erik and Luke, who took part in the Wings for Life Run last weekend. Below are some images of the day… A huge well done...

Toulon RFC – May 2015
Toulon RFC – May 2015

We transported the Toulon RFC and Clermont Fans to Twickenham on Saturday where the winning team Toulon wrote their names in the rugby record books by claiming three successive...

Barnet FC Promotion – April 2015
Barnet FC Promotion – April 2015

We would like to congratulate Barnet FC on their well-deserved promotion to League 2! Last weekend they played Gateshead FC and won 2-0. Rik, the team’s driver, was invited...

New Vehicle Arrival – April 2015
New Vehicle Arrival – April 2015

Our new 19 seat Mercedes Benz Grand Tourer, pictured in our yard this morning. We have two of these in our fleet and so far we are very impressed...

The Old Vic Theatre – April 2015
The Old Vic Theatre – April 2015

Last night we transported special guests and staff to The Old Vic Theatre to celebrate alongside Kevin Spacey! the event was a one night only celebration in honour of...

School Ski Trips – April 2015
School Ski Trips – April 2015

Thank you to our drivers Matt and Neil for taking pictures out in Saalbach, Austria we transported Lambeth Academy and Kingsdale Foundation School on their skiing trip. It was...

New Vehicle Arrival – March 2015
New Vehicle Arrival – March 2015

We would like to introduce our new 70 seat school vehicle, the coach will predominantly be used for our school contract hires.

30 Years Service – March 2015
30 Years Service – March 2015

On behalf of all the staff at Clarkes Coaches we would like to congratulate our Managing Director, Debbie on her 30 years’ service to Clarkes of London! The years...

London Youth Choir – March 2015
London Youth Choir – March 2015

We took the London Youth Choir to Wembley. The young boys and girls performed the National Anthem before kickoff at the Cup Game, Tottenham Vs Chelsea!

Guards Chapel – February 2015
Guards Chapel – February 2015

Last week we provided transport for guests attending a high society wedding at the Guards Chapel, Birdcage Walk.

Trailer Licenses – February 2015
Trailer Licenses – February 2015

Our drivers Joe and Don doing some practice trailer training before they start their course. We would like to congratulate them on passing their trailer license course.