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Public Authority

The range of activities addressed by UK local authorities and government agencies is ever-more extensive. From education and social work to the environment, roads, public transport and countless other service areas, demands placed on public sector fleet managers can be many and varied. Within this overall picture, meeting specialist user needs presents a further dimension to the challenges faced by fleet managers.

With a wide choice of specialist minibus options, The Minibus Centre is ideally placed to meet the changing needs of the UK’s hard-working public sector fleet operators.

Public Authority Vehicles

Meeting the goals of internal equality strategies and the Equalities Act places particular expectations on fleet capabilities, in terms of ensuring accessibility for service users with reduced mobility. At the same time, service providers can rarely afford the luxury of dedicating specific vehicles to only one category of user. This is why The Minibus Centre designs all its special purpose vehicles with flexibility built-in, so that they are equally at home collecting a wheelchair user or a group of able-bodied passengers – or both together.

Increasingly we are seeing education and social work departments seeking to downsize from large ‘welfare vans’ to a variety of smaller vehicles. As well as being considerably less conspicuous, this approach can offer significant benefits for users in terms of average journey times and for operators in terms of flexibility and operating costs.


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We can add a number of accessibility aids to assist people with reduced mobility including grab handles and step and grab rail lighting.

Wipeable seats

Wipeable Seats

A wipe down interior finish allows your vehicle to be cleaned quickly and easily. This adaptation is popular with those working in the healthcare, education or other public sectors.

Reverse camera

Reversing Camera

Add peace of mind when transporting groups with the additional spatial awareness provided with a reversing camera.


Configurable Seating Layouts

We offer a number of different types of seating in our vehicles to meet your fleet requirements.

Public Authority Minibus Leasing

Our lightweight minibuses, standard minibuses and bespoke conversions are all available to purchase, lease or hire. Depending on your requirements, our minibus sales managers will work with you to come up with a minibus leasing package that will work for you. When it comes to minibus leasing we work with various leading companies to offer competitive lease packages to schools throughout the UK.

If you’re looking to hire a minibus then our experienced team can work with you to find a short or long term rental solution. Our FlexiLite™ lightweight minibus is available for hire with collection and delivery available nationwide.

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Leasing Options Available

We offer a wide range of leasing and hire contract packages to suit you.

View Our Leasing Options

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