Our Team


team1Roy McCarthy Coaches is currently managed by Roy McCarthy’s son, Andy McCarthy Eng Tech M.I.R.T.E. (Member of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers), he is an experienced and qualified road transport engineer and has a Certificate of Professional Competence for Passenger Transport. Andy is also a member of the Confederation of Passenger Transport to ensure that they are up to date with current developments within the industry and regularly attend their meetings.

After gaining experience away from the company, in 2012 the third generation of the McCarthy family Andy’s sons Danny and Max joined the company full time. Danny has a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Max a BSc (Hons) in Transport Management and look to maintain the high standard and reputation the company has had for the two previous generations.
All the management team are fully ‘hands on’ and involved with all aspects of the day-to-day running of the business and are committed to delivering a highly competitive and quality service.

Office Team

team2 The Office is managed by Roy’s daughter, Christine Pratt. Chris has a vast amount of knowledge and experience in all aspects of the Travel and Tourism industry. She attends many Travel Fairs and Tourism Conferences to explore new and exciting ideas for day excursions and tours. Chris also travels extensively to personally inspect hotels and new venues, thus ensuring that they are of the highest standard and appropriate to meet the needs of our customers.

Chris is supported by highly efficient, competent and approachable staff, Ann who has been with the Company for many years and Trisha who joined in 2014. Both are acquainted in all aspects of our business; school contracts, private hire, day excursions and tours and are available to answer any queries that you may have from school contract enquiries to assisting you in organising a day’s outing, or to make a booking from our extensive day excursion and tour programme.


Roy McCarthy Coaches have a great team of professional and experienced drivers, who are dedicated and committed to the safety and comfort of all their passengers. All the drivers hold an enhanced CRB and are up to date with CPC training.
The vast majority of our drivers have been with the company for a number of years and have gained a wealth of experience in coach passenger transport, from school contracts to complex tour programmes.

The drivers at McCarthy’s are reputed for their skilful and capable driving and also their friendliness and adaptability in meeting our passenger’s requirements.

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