Carters Coach Services

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Carters Coach Services
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Founded 1985
Headquarters Capel St Mary
Service area Essex, Suffolk
Destinations Ipswich, Hadleigh, Holbrook,
Capel St Mary, East Bergholt, Colchester
Fleet 12 (September 2013)

Carters Coach Services[1] is an independent bus operator based in Capel St Mary in Suffolk, England. The company operates services over a wide area in both Suffolk and Essex.[2]


MCV Evolution bodied DAF SB180 in September 2010

Carters was set up as a family business in 1985. The company first ran from a base in East Bergholt, Suffolk. The depot has now relocated to a petrol station next to the A12 in Capel St Mary.


Carters operate a number of services, both standard routes and more limited services. Both urban and rural areas are served, many of the company's routes running into Ipswich, and serving the Old Cattle Market bus station. It also operates school services under contract to Suffolk County Council.[3]


As at September 2013 Carters operated a fleet of 12 buses. It also owns 4 preserved Bristols.[4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Companies House extract company no 3373321 Carters Coach Services Limited
  2. ^ "Carters Coaches". Retrieved September 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ Timetable Carters Coach Services
  4. ^ Carters Coach Services Fleetlist Ipswich Bus Page 16 September 2013
  5. ^ Fleet List Carters Coach Services

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