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Tendring Community Transport

TCT is a well established and accomplished Community Transport scheme, that provides wheelchair accessible, door-to-door transport, for people of all ages.

TCT’s services are driven by its customers, whose representatives sit on the Trustees Board. In addition to regular services, TCT offers a customer-led Day Trips service.

TCT’s success stems from customer involvement, a hardworking and creative workforce (including our highly skilled and motivated volunteer drivers).  Our key partners Essex County Council, whose aims and objectives overlap with our own, and whose grant aid enables TCT’s development.

TCT’s “Can do” approach delivered 119369  passenger journeys in 2019/20. Not bad for a small charity and its six social car schemes partners. Our ongoing aim is to provide creative solutions to complex transport problems.

Transport Services


Dial-A-Ride (DAR) is a wheelchair accessible, door-to-door transport service tailored to meet the needs of Tendring District’s residents.

Colchester Hospital Hopper

The Hospital Hopper is an accessible public service that people use to access Colchester healthcare services, Primary Care Centres and Hospices.

Community Group Transport

Community Transport (CT) is a wheelchair accessible, not-for-profit community transport service for Community Groups.

Day Trips

We organise day trips for customers and welcome ideas for places to visit. You can also use this service to go to markets, shops, pubs and restaurants etc

Social Car Schemes

Essex County Council part fund seven Car-Share Schemes operating throughout Tendring District.

Driver Training

The Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme is a training programme that aims to enhance the driving and passenger awareness skills of individuals who drive minibuses.

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VOLUNTEER DRIVERS WANTED Do you have access to your own vehicle and would like to help within the community? We are looking for volunteer Social Car drivers to...

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