800 Stevenage – Buntingford Bus Service

Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited operate the 888/890 and 889/891 Bus services between Stevenage Walkern, Cromer, Benington and Aston to Edwinstree Middle School and Freman College in Buntingford.

800 Service School Logos

If you wish to book your child a place on this service:

  • Please check the timetable first;
  • Have a look at our booking procedure;
  • Ensure that you read our “Code of behaviour” and “Terms and Conditions” as you will be required to agree with them on the application form;
  • Check our prices.

Once you are happy, please follow the link to our on-line application form.

Seats are subject to availability and will be allocated in the order which we receive application forms.

PLEASE NOTE – 

In the event of Non Payment – We reserve the right to cancel the seat allocation without warning.

In the event of Late Payments, we reserve the right to charge an Administration Fee for each late payment before the seat allocation is reinstated. (Subject to availability)

Timetable

888/890 Morning Service
Pick up Time Bus Stop
0728 Monkswood Road/Elder Way
0730 The Valley School
0731 Valley Way/Hydean Way
0733 The Hyde/Hydean Way
0735 Shephall Way/Near Oakwood Close
0738 Roebuck Centre
0742 Hertford Road/Ashdown Road
0743 Bragbury End Shops
0751 Rose & Crown Public House - Aston
0758 Church Green/Town Lane Benington
0804 The Maltings, Walkern
0809 Walkern High Street (Bus Stop)
0812 Cromer - Nr Greenworks Commercials
889/891 Morning Service
Pick up Time Bus Stop
0721 John Henry Newman Bus Stop
0725 First Stop - Great Ashby Way
0728 Bray Drive/Great Ashby Way
0729 The Beacons/Great Ashby Way
0732 Fairfield Way/Great Ashby Way
0736 Serpentine Close/Great Ashby Way
0738 Gresley Way Bus Stop, Valerian Way
0741 White Way/Harvest Lane
0747 Gresley Way Bus Stop, Woodcock Rd
0749 Gresley Way Bus Stop, Edmonds Drive
0752 The Squirrel Pub
0753 Glebe Shops Mobbsbury Way
0756 Fairlands Way, Chepstow Close
0758 Fairlands Way, Emperors Head

Booking Procedure

In order to reserve a place on our 800 bus services, you will need to follow this procedure:

  1. Check the timetables and select the appropriate service, ie 888/890 or 889/891
  2. Make sure that have read and understood our “Terms and Conditions” and our “Code of Behaviour”.
  3. Fill out the online application form and submit it to us.
  4. Once we accept your application and allocate a seat, you will be bound by our Terms and Conditions and our Code of Behaviour.

Code of Behaviour

Code of Behaviour

All parents and/or guardians are responsible for ensuring that students children in their care are made aware of our Code of Behaviour and that those students/children abide by our Code of Behaviour at all times when using our Services.

Where available, Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited will use coaches which are fitted with CCTV camera and recording facilities.

In the event of breaches of our “code of behaviour” students may receive a verbal warning from our driver or a written warning or a temporary or permanent exclusion from the service.  The action taken will be at the absolute discretion of a member of our Management Team.

Where a pupil is banned from the service due to bad behaviour, this will be considered to be a Breach of Contract by the Customer and/or Passenger.  We will enforce the three months notice period as required in our Terms and Conditions with effect from the date of the ban.

In the event that a student or child is banned from the service, we do not offer refunds for any unused days of travel and our cancellation terms will be strictly applied.

Area Requirement Penalty
Seatbelts Pupils must wear seatbelts at all times. Failure to comply may result in a warning or an exclusion from the service.
Moving around the vehicle whilst it is in motion. All students must remain seated at all times. Failure to comply may result in a warning or an exclusion from the service.
Seating Pupils must remain seated in their allocated seat at all times. Failure to comply may result in an exclusion from the service.
Damage Pupils are not to cause damage to the bus or write any graffiti on the bus. Failure to comply may result in an exclusion from the service, and Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited reserves the right to claim any costs (Including any downtime) from the parent or guardian of the student.
Behaviour No unpleasant, aggressive or innapropriate behaviour must occur between pupils or towards the driver. Failure to comply may result in a warning or an exclusion from the service.
Other Road Users Students must not make any gestures or behave in any way which may cause offence to other road users, members of the public or the driver. Failure to comply may result in a warning or an exclusion from the service.
Food & Drink No food, drink or chewing gum may be consumed on the bus. All rubbish or litter must be placed in bins or removed from the bus when the student gets off. Bottles of water are permitted, but must be used sensibly. Failure to comply may result in a verbal or written warning. Continued failures to comply may result in an exclusion from the service.
Bullying Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited will not tolerate bullying between students whilst they are using the service. Incidents of bullying will be reported to the school, and they may result in an exclusion from the service.
Racial Abuse No student should engage in racial abuse. Failure to comply may result in a verbal or written warning or may result in a exclusion from the service, depending on the severity of the incident. Instances of Racial Abuse will be reported to the school.
Driver All students must comply with all reasonable instructions given to them by the driver. Failure to comply may result in a verbal or written warning or may result in a exclusion from the service, depending on the severity of the incident.
COVID-19 All students must comply with our COVID-19 Safety Requirements and Instructions FAILURE TO COMPLY IS LIKELY TO LEAD TO AN EXCLUSION FROM THE SERVICE.

Terms & Conditions and General Instructions

Our Service

We will provide one seat per person per academic year (up to a maximum of 191 days)  on payment of the appropriate ticket price  listed on the yearly application form and subject to our Terms and Conditions.

Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited reserves the right to change the route at any time without prior notice for operational reasons.

Term Dates

Term dates are as specified by the Hertfordshire County Council “Academic Calendar” and cover up to a maximum of 191 days.

Code of Behaviour

All students are expected to comply with our “Code of Behaviour” and any reasonable instructions issued by our drivers.

Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited reserves the right to refuse travel to any person who fails to comply with our “Code of Behaviour”and will report any incidents to the appropriate authorities.

Damage and Vandalism to Vehicles

Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited and Landmark Coaches Limited reserves the right to make a claim against the parent or guardian of any student causing damage to our vehicle by an act of vandalism.  This may include any downtime costs for the vehicle, the costs for replacement parts, labour costs and the costs of hiring a replacement vehicle if necessary together with any resulting legal costs incurred as a result.

CCTV Cameras

Please Note: CCTV cameras and recording facilities are fitted to our vehicles for the safety and security of the students.  By making an application to use the service, or by using the service you agree to our sharing any images with the School, Hertfordshire County Council, The DVSA, the Traffic Commissioners or the Police.  In addition, we reserve the right to share these images with our insurers, brokers and Social Services if requested to do so.

Our Privacy Policy can be found at the bottom of this page.

Lost Property

It is up to the students to ensure that all belongings are taken with them at the end of each journey.  The Company accepts no responsibility or liability for any items left on the bus or coach.

Vehicles

The Company reserves the right to use a vehicle of the type and seating capacity which it considers suitable for the route and this may change from day to day for operational reasons.

Pick Up Points

Students should be at the Pick Up Point at least 5 minutes before the advertised time.  Our vehicles will depart at the advertised time and we accept no responsibility or liability for students missing the service as a result of arriving late.

COVID-19

Additional safety requirements have been introduced as a result of COVID-19.  PLEASE NOTE that we are unable to issue refunds or credits if your child is unable to attend school as a result of sickness, self isolation requirements or in the event that the school is affected as a result of national or local lock-down resulting in temporary closure of the school or area.

Single Journey Travel

Students who do not have a prepaid seat will be allowed to travel subject to there being spare seats at a single journey charge.

Late Payments

Late payments may result in the student being removed from the passenger list and Landmark Vehicle Hire and Landmark Coaches Limited reserves the right to make a late payment and/or administration charge to cover our administration costs.  We cannot guarantee seat availability for any student removed from the passenger list.

Non Payment

Students for whom payment has not been received, may travel on the service at the absolute discretion of Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited or Landmark Coaches Limited at the daily single journey rate. (Subject to seat availability).

These Terms and Conditions apply once your application to use the service has been accepted by the Company whether verbally or in writing.

Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited and Landmark Coaches Limited are unable to give any refund for failure to provide a service due to unforeseen and exceptional circumstances caused by outside influences which are beyond our control.

Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Terms and conditions, we will not be liable to pay you compensation or refund any monies paid by you if our contractual obligations to you are affected by any event which we could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid.   These events can include, but are not limited to war, threat of war, civil strife terrorist activity and its consequences or the threat of such activity, riot, the act of any government or other national or local authority including port or river authorities, industrial dispute, lock closure, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, chemical or biological disaster and adverse or severe weather. Epidemic or pandemic, sea, ice and river conditions and all similar events outside and beyond our control.

We do not accept any liability for any damage, loss or injury caused to any persons as a result of a passenger standing up, moving around or misbehaving whilst the vehicle is in motion.  It is the parent and/or guardians responsibility to ensure that all students remain seated, wearing seat-belts at all times and behave appropriately.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions at any time.  If a modification is material, we will try and give at least 28 days notice to any new Terms taking effect by publishing the details on our website at www.landmarkhire.com.  What constitutes a material change is at our absolute discretion.

 

Cancellation Policy, Notice Period and Breach of Contract

The Customer is required to give Landmark Vehicle Hire Three Months Notice in writing if they wish to cancel the contract.  This will take effect from the date we receive the notice.  Parents who pay for an annual ticket will be refunded any outstanding unused days, less the three months notice period.  Parents who pay monthly will be required to continue payments until the end of the three month notice period.

Please Note – Cancellation of a Direct Debit without written notice does not constitute Notice of Cancellation and will be regarded as a Breach of Contract.  Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited or Landmark Coaches Limited reserves the right to take legal action to recover fees for the remainder of the full academic year where this occurs.  In the event that legal action is taken, The Company will also seek to recover late payment fees and all legal and recovery costs incurred.

Comments or Complaints – Should be made in writing or by email:

Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited or Landmark Coaches Limited

Unit 6
Arlesey Business Park
Mill Lane
Arlesey
SG15 6RG

Email: 800@landmarkhire.com

Telephone: 01462 733764

Should you wish to discontinue the service, you are required to give three months notice in writing:

Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited
Unit 6
Arlesey Business Park
Mill Lane
Arlesey
SG15 6RG

Email: 800@landmarkhire.com

Prices

Option 1 (Annual Ticket)
1 x Yearly payment of
This option is approximately £2.35 per journey depending on the number of days used.

£940

Option 2 (Montly Ticket)
10 x Monthly payments of
This option is approximately £2.75 per journey depending on the number of days used.

£110

Option 3 (Pay As You Go)
Single journey rate (No seat guaranteed) – Seat subject to availability

£5.75 per journey

880 Bus Service Application Form

    Application for travel on the Bus Service from Stevenage, Benington, Aston or Walkern to Edwinstree School or Freman College, Buntingford.

    Please complete all Sections.

    Service Required

    Contact Details

    Emergency Contact Details

    In the event that we need to contact a parent/guardian in an emergency, please complete the following:

    Mother

    Father

    Other

    Payment Options

    Cheques: Payable to Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited

    BACS Details:
    Lloyds Bank
    Ref: 800 (+ Invoice Number)
    Account: 27370368
    Sort Code: 30-94-30

    Notes

    Fuel Surcharges

    Please Note that fuel surcharges will not be applied to Option 1 (Yearly Payments)
    Fuel charges may be applied for other payment terms, if the price of diesel exceeds £1.60 per litre.

    Moving Home

    If you move house and wish to terminate the service, you are required to give three months notice in writing.

    If you Terminate the Service

    If you terminate the Service, you are required to give three months notice in writing.

    If we Terminate the Service

    If we terminate the service due to breaches of our behaviour code, or for any other reason, we will refund any unused days less the three months notice period.

    Privacy Policy

    All information given will be covered by the Data Protection Act. No information such as telephone numbers, addresses, email addresses or names will be shared, provided, or sold to any third party body or organisation. Full details of our Privacy Policy can be found at the bottom of the Homepage of this website.

    Sharing Information

    By using this service, we reserve the right to share any information including CCTV footage that we deem appropriate with Freman College, Edwinstree School, Hertfordshire County Council or the Police. By using this service, you give your agreement.

    I Agree to the Landmark Coaches Terms and Conditions

    I agree to the information that I have supplied being used by Landmark Vehicle Hire Limited or Landmark Coaches Limited for the Safe Operation and Management of the School Bus Service and for Safeguarding purposes.

    Head Office:
    Landmark Vehicle Hire Ltd,
    Unit 6, Arlesey Business Park,
    Mill Lane,
    Arlesey,
    Bedfordshire,
    SG15 6RF
    Satellite Depot:
    Landmark Coaches Limited,
    119 Clophill Rd,
    Clophill,
    Bedford,
    MK45 2AE
    Telephone:
    01462 733764
    01462 735771

    Fax:
    01462 835817