Lodge Coaches - High Easter, Essex - Vintage Coach Hire

Vintage Coach Hire

Our vintage coach fleet, based in Essex, includes seven beautifully restored vehicles available to hire for those special occasions.

We also have available five vintage cars including 1940's Daimler, 1943 WW2 Willy's Jeep, 1963 Vanden Plas, 1983 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit and a replica Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car.


Our vintage fleet are perfect for transporting you and your guests on your wedding day.

School Prom's

Get to your school prom in one of our vintage school prom coaches. Make your school prom memorable by arriving with your friends in style!


Our coaches have appeared in many films and television shows over the years and we are always keen to work on new projects.

Vintage Coach Galleries

1950 Bedford Duple OB (27 Seater) 'Toast Rack'

Although this vehicle has yet to make any TV/film appearances, it is very popular for proms and weddings. The nick-name ‘Toast-Rack’ comes from the fact that the windows can be completely removed (weather permitting) and resembles the original charabancs.

1949 OB Bedford Duple Vista (29 seater)

This vehicle has appeared in various TV productions including, The Only Way is Essex, Rogue Traders and The Titfield Thunderbolt Re-enactment on the Norfolk Poppy Line.

1956 SB Bedford Duple Vega (37 seater)

This vehicle has appeared in various productions for instance, Only Fools & Horses spin off Rock & Chips and British made film Outside Bet, starring Bob Hoskins and Jenny Agutter, look out for her in her latest outing in the Foxy Bingo Ads.

1978 YMT Bedford Duple Dominant (53 seater)

The ‘youngest’ of our vintage fleet has appeared on TV in Channel 4’s Despatches, Heston Blumenthal’s Fantastical Food and Rise of The Foot Soldiers.

1926 Chevrolet Charabanc (7 seater)

Recently restored to its original condition and given a new livery in Lodge Coaches corporate colors this 1926 Chevrolet Charabanc is sure to add a touch of glitz and glamour to any special occasion.

Lodge Coaches - High Easter, Essex - Vintage Coach Hire

Customer Review Just a note to thank you all for making my trip to the Hebrides so memorable & enjoyable. I've enjoyed all my holidays and day trips with Lodges but this venue was the most spectacular and will live in my memory.
Doris Kaye


Booking Hotline 01245 231262

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There is no requirement for Financial Protection of day trip, and none is provided. This insurance is only valid for packages booked that DO NOT include flights.

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