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District Minibus
By Chris Evans

P&P Scouts has a 16 seater minibus available to hire for groups within P&P District. 

For  enquiries and booking please contact the rates and general t's & c's are below.

Minibus Rates


Usage of the minibus is charged at the following rates:

(These rates are only applicable to P&P Scouts and Groups within P&P. 

Other users please apply to


  • Evening: £25
  • Weekend (Friday – Sunday evening): £80
  • 1 day: £50
  • 2 days or part thereof: £80
  • 3 days or part thereof: £110
  • 4 days or part thereof: £140
  • More than 4 days is charged as 4 days plus £20 per additional day

(I.e. 7 days: £140 + 3 x £20 = £200)


Bookings are taken via  Upon confirmation of booking, a £25 deposit is due upon receipt of a deposit invoice.  The balance will then be invoiced and due at the time of hire.


Drivers must have held a suitable driving licence for 2 years (either category B (if passed before 1st Jan 1997), C1 or D1), a copy of which must be logged with the minibus manager before use.  Any damage must be reported and the hirer will be liable for this or the insurance excess depending upon which route is taken for repair.  The standard policy excess is £150; the windscreen excess is £75.  Any parking or driving infringements and fines are the responsibility of the driver. 


Our insurance is currently limited to drivers between 25 and 70 years old and usage is limited to P&P Scouts activities or joint activities involving P&P Scouts.


The fuel tank should be left with the same amount in as you collected it (i.e. you pay for what you use) and the bus should be left in a clean and tidy condition.  If the bus if left in a condition that requires cleaning then a £20 charge will be levied for the bus to be washed and cleaned inside.



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