Three great wins for us at the prestigious UK Bus Awards


 Arriva London collected three prestigious awards at the UK Bus Awards held at the historic Troxy cinema venue in Limehouse, East London.

The Brixton Team
The Brixton Team

The first was the top prize Gold Award in the TfL London Bus Garage of the Year category, which was won by Brixton garage in South London.

The award required entrants to reach high levels of recorded performance in a range of disciplines, including service reliability, engineering standards, driver quality monitoring, wheelchair ramp operation, customer satisfaction and mystery traveller surveys.

Gold award winner Chris
Gold award winner Chris

The second of our Gold Awards went to Tottenham garage’s engineering manager Chris Leonti, in the Unsung Heroes category.

It recognised that, for over 40 years, Chris has tirelessly maintained and managed London's buses to ensure its travelling public receives the best customer experience, and that he is renowned for his positive attitude amongst his colleagues across Arriva London. His self-motivation and will to succeed has made him the 'go-to' man for advice on all bus engineering matters and underlines his truly Unsung Hero status. 

Silver winner Helen at the recent Lord Mayor's Show
Silver winner Helen at the recent Lord Mayor's Show

Our third winner was our Enfield driver Helen Webster, who captured the Silver Award in the Top London Bus Driver category.

The London Bus Driver awards are given to those individuals who best fit the customers' ideal: a driver who is friendly, helpful, conscientious, mindful of passengers’ comfort and wellbeing – in short, a true professional and worthy ambassador for the job.

Bob Scowen, Arriva London Managing Director, said:

The 2017 UK Bus Award Gold winners
The 2017 UK Bus Award Gold winners

"The award winners are recognition for all of our staff and the quality of service provided every day across our London business. We should all be proud of the awards and see them as an inspiration for the challenges we face going forward."

If you would like to join our winning teams, then please visit our careers page and come on board.


Tags:   News
Published : Thu 23rd Nov. 2017
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