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17 Seat Accessible Minibus

  • 2.2 Turbo Diesel Engine
  • Slip Resistance Flooring
  • Under Floor Wheelchair Lift 350KG
  • Wheel Chair and Occupant Restraints
  • Reversing Camera
  • Custom Builds Available

17 Seat Leader Minibus

  • 2.2 Turbo Diesel Engine
  • ABS Brakes, Diagonal Seat Belts
  • Central Locking
  • Driver And Passenger Airbags
  • Reversing Camera
  • Wipe Clean Saloon Interior Panels

17 Seat Elite Minibus

  • 2.2 Turbo Diesel Engine
  • ABS Brakes, Diagonal Seat Belts
  • Front Air Conditioning
  • Bluetooth Hands Free Installed
  • Driver And Passenger Airbags
  • Reversing Camera

17 Seat Mercedes Minibus

  • 113 Turbo Diesel Engine
  • ABS Brakes, Diagonal Seat Belts
  • Latest Safety Flooring And Tracking
  • Extra Length In Rear Saloon
  • Drivers Air Bag
  • Central Locking

17 Seat Ford Transit Minibus

  • 2.2 TDCi Diesel Engine (Euro 5)
  • European Vehicle Type Approval (EVA)
  • ABS+ESP, Diagonal Seat Belts
  • Driver And Passenger Air Bags
  • Remote Central Locking
  • Hill Launch Assist

corporate & school minibus solutions

specialists in accessible & standard minibuses, from 4-17 seaters available

Established over 21 years we specialise in transport solutions for business including NHS, utility groups, Police, MoD and the education sector. We have a never-ending zest for quality, safety and value. From manufacturer to purpose built conversions including accessible minibuses we can tailor a package to suit your needs.

News update - new minibus regulations 2011-2012
Over the next 12 months there are many changes in the industry that will effect minibus operation & production, this has created long lead times for minibuses from the manufactures at present typically between 12-16 weeks minimum from date of order. Abacus Minibuses has advanced orders placed with several manufacturers and currently have Peugeot Boxer minibuses in stock ready for conversion to 9-17 seat or accessible vehicles.

LEZ Low Emission Zone London
From 3 January 2012 the Low Emission Zone is changing. More vehicle types will be affected, and standards for vehicles already affected will be tightening for both private and commercial use.
- Minibuses (with more than 8 passenger seats)
- 5 tonnes or less Gross Vehicle Weight
- Vehicles (not including cars and motorcycles) registered as new before 1 January 2002
For more information check your registration on the LEZ web site (http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/roadusers/lez/check-by-type/)

National Type Approval
Minibus regulations are changing from October 29th (2011 registration). Minibuses with more than 8 passenger seats will come under National Type Approval, this is to bring the UK in line with the EU regulations for passenger vehicles tested and administered by VOSA and VCA. You can be assured Abacus Minibuses over the last three years have been building minibuses with this mind putting in resources of design and manufacturing process making sure we meet the new regulations.

To B or not to B - Minibus Driving License
You may be able to drive a 17 seat minibus over 3500kg on a B license subject to certain conditions laid out by the DVLA, for more information contact us on 01202 862182


We have several years experience providing minibus transport for business and schools. To view some of our previous work please see our customer showcase.

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