Community Transport South Wiltshire



Contact number: (01722) 410123 (Cars) 414566 (Bus)


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General Description

CTSW was founded in 1995 serving the communities in and around Salisbury for over 20 years. We operate a busy 'Shopper' bus service using accessible minibuses, organised 'Trips & Days Out', minibus 'Driver & Self Hire' and a 'Car Scheme' service for people with limited mobility. Additionally we operate the 'Amesbury Hoppa', a scheduled bus service for the people of Amesbury.

Pre-Bookable Services (e.g. Shopper Bus Services)

Local Salisbury & District services serving: Alderbury, Allington, Amesbury, Bishopdown (including Bishopdown Farm), Burcombe, Cholderton, Downton, Durrington, Gomeldon, Friary, Gloucester House, Harnham, Hudson Road, Idmiston, Morgans Vale, Pembroke Court, Porton, Pewsey, Quidhampton, Salisbury North & Central, Shipton Bellinger, Shrewton, South Newton, Steeple Langford, Tilshead, Wilton, Whiteparish, Winterbournes.

Dropping off at: Salisbury Centre (including Shopmobility), Tesco (Southampton Rd), Waitrose, Tesco (Tidworth) and Tesco (Amesbury).

Who can be carried:  Elderly people and/or those with mobility needs.

Are these services door to door?  Yes

Which areas are served?  Salisbury and South Wiltshire

Wheelchair access:  Yes

Cost:  Membership to CTSW is required before passengers can travel on CTSW’s pre-bookable services. For more information about membership and costs please contact us on 01722 414566.

Bus Passes accepted:  Yes

Timetable:  All of CTSW’s pre-bookable services allow passengers to fulfil shopping for a few hours before returning. For more information about pick up and return times please call us on 01722 414566.

Scheduled Public Transport Services

Amesbury Hoppa only  – Friendly local town bus that operates two routes Mon-Sat with both routes running to and from Tesco supermarket, with stops on route to Town Centre and Solstice Park. A bus timetable is available please call 01722 414566 'Pre-Bookable' service offered here please follow this link

Trips & Days Out (TADO's)

Generally between April and December CTSW organises various 'Trips & Days Out' for members, their family or friends. We try to offer a mixed venue selection that will have something for everyone. Venues vary from tea rooms, pubs or inns, places of interest to historic homes. A fully accessible minibus is provided. (Note: Trips may be cancelled due to under subscribed)

For more information please contact us on 01722 414566.

Bus Hire (Driver or Self Hire)

Vehicle availability, driver and seating: On application

Type of groups that can be carried: Local community groups

Geographical area bookings accepted from:  Salisbury & South Wiltshire.

Cost:  Community Organisations with Driver provided: Standard Rate Per Mile £1.50 incl VAT. Plus £8.50/hr for drivers times. Please Note: Minimum Charge £30.00 incl VAT

Cost:  Community Organisations - Self Hire: Standard Rate Per Mile £1.76 incl VAT. Please Note: Minimum Charge £30.00 incl VAT

Vehicle available / seats: Mercedes Sprinter (wheelchair accessible) / 16 passenger seats. Can accommodate 1 x wheelchair + 12 seated passengers or 2 x wheelchairs + 10 seated passengers.

Driver restrictions: Drivers must have minimum of 2 years’ driving experience; a full clean licence, be between the ages of 25 - 70 years and have a D1 (1 or 101) (or D1 (79 NFHR) / D1 (120)) entitlement on their licence.