Hampshire Cricket are a well-decorated first-class county club and were the first British domestic side to win the Twenty20 competition in 2010, has won 12 limited-overs titles, and most recently the 2018 Royal London One-Day Cup triumph.
The club has a rich history and has amassed major honours such as the County Championship in 1961 and 1973. Hampshire Cricket has had a prevailing relationship with Lucketts Travel and were suppliers of the club from 2019 to 2023.
With almost 100 years of experience in providing coach hire, Lucketts Travel are experts in providing sports coach hire for team travel and this is central to the Hampshire Cricket partnership.
Lucketts Travel has provided comfortable, safe and luxury VIP transport to the players and coaching team from the outstanding Ageas bowl cricket stadium to all away games during the season.
Lucketts Travel provided away transportation for the full duration of the professional cricket season beginning mid-April until the end of September.
Coach hire is now one of the most environmentally friendly modes of transport and Lucketts Travel has made a key decision in having a driver stay with the team on overnight journeys. This is to avoid dead mileage in the form of the coach moving between Lucketts depots and the team hotel.
“I had the pleasure of having my photo taken with the Hampshire Cricket team in front of our VIP coach and one of our VIP drivers Lee. The feedback I received from the team regarding our service was superb, so well done to everyone involved in operating that particular contract.”
Regional Managing Director for the South
National Express Transport Solutions
Hampshire Cricket’s choice to travel 5006 miles on a luxury VIP coach for their 20 away games this sporting season means that they’ve avoided on average:
*Based on 32 players and staff travelling 424km per game across 19 games.
Learn more about our sustainability targets.
Lucketts Travel Partnership
“We are delighted to partner with Lucketts Travel. As our Official Supplier, we are pleased to see their approach to sustainability and how this is factored into their travel planning and decision-making process.”
Head of Sales & Commercial Partnerships
The Ageas Bowl
Greenhouse gas emissions are expressed in Carbon Dioxide equivalents (CO2e) per passenger kilometre (km). g CO2e = grams of Carbon Dioxide equivalents. g CO2e/passenger-km for the modes of transport shown above are:
33.5 g - Coach
43.1 g - National Rail
43.4 g - Electric Car (1 person)
195.2 g - Diesel Car (1 person)
206.0 g - Petrol Car (1 person)
Source data for the different modes of transport is from the DfT and can be found on the government website in table ENV0701.
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