London based Lambert Smith Hampton provides a broad range of services to industrial clients including valuations and asset disposal, asset-based lending, closure programmes, business sales and corporate recovery. The firm advises private clients and corporate recovery professionals on asset disposal across 40 industry sectors. Lambert Smith Hampton will this October sell a fleet of coaches, open top buses and other equipment formerly of Abbot Coach Travel Ltd. The sale takes place by order of the proposed liquidators of the company.
A family run business, Abbot Coach Travel was established in 1998. Based in Devon, UK, the firm operated across the south west and specialised in private coach hire, bus services to schools and colleges, day trips and coach holidays. The closure of the company was announced in August this year, impacting on 11 jobs. The decision came following the significant impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the business.
Bidding in the online auction will close on the 14th of October. The assets, located near Taunton, Somerset, can be inspected on the 13th of October and include: Luxury coaches including: MAN 91X2L Van Hool TX16 Alicron (2014); Scania K410 EB Euro 6 Van Hool TX15 Alicron (2016); Bova – Futura 14.430 Euro 6 Van Hool (2005); Scania K114 Van Hool T9 Alizee (2001, 2002, 2003). Dennis Trident with Plaxton President II full open top body (2002). VW Sharon 1.9 SE TDI 130 diesel MPV. Spare parts; Sealey air compressor; trolley jacks; axle stands; IT equipment by Apple.