MDS Minibus Hire has built its reputation for reliability and safety through its long term contracts with schools, colleges and universities. We have always specialised in the transportation of children and young adults, study groups and sports teams across the North West and have always been held in high regards


Minibus Hire for University Trips

Whether your First XI Hockey trip have got an away game in Preston, or your Biology group is conducting a study at Tatton Park, you can be sure that MDS Minibus Hire will get you there safe and sound, and on time. Perhaps its a night out in Liverpool, or a trip to Alton Towers – choose us for your peace of mind.


CRB Verification

All of our drivers are all CRB checked (available upon request) and have frequently helped teaching staff with the frantic organisation that can be a school or university trip. Whether its educational or sporting reasons, or simply for enjoyment, feel free to get in contact and ask how we can help.


Minibus Code of Practice

MDS Minibus Hire adhere to the RoSPA code of Minibus Safety which can be found here:

Minibus Safety – Code of Practice


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Approved Status

We are on the Approved Suppliers List of Salford Council – meaning that we are a recommended provider of minibuses to schools.

MDS Minibus Hire have previously undertaken work for the following schools & colleges

  • Wentworth High School
  • Moorside High School
  • Walkden High School
  • Alder Brook Pupil Partnership Centre
  • St Patricks RC High School
  • Salford City College
  • Eccles College
  • Irlam & Cadishead College

…and many more

Selected drivers also have experience of transporting children with learning difficulties and their teachers, so please make a specific enquiry if this is your requirement.


Safeguarding Policies

MDS Minibus Hire takes child protection and safeguarding of vulnerable individuals very seriously. Our experience working with schools and colleges means that we value the safety of our customers and the proper conduct of all staff and passengers.


MDS Minibus Hire Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy – Reporting


MDS Minibuses Internal Policy on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Persons – Internal Investigation