Providing Community Transport services in Leeds
Leeds Alternative Travel has been helping the community in Leeds to get out and about since it was founded in 1997 as an Industrial and Provident Society to provide community transport services in the city. In 2008 we joined HCT Group – one of the UK’s leading social enterprises. We provide a range of high-quality transport services for the community out of our Water Lane Holbeck depot.
We have been making some changes to the way we work to improve our customer journey experience. We want to engage with Community Groups and organisations to offer them sustainable high quality transport at affordable rates.
Our high quality services include:
Minibus hire – a low cost alternative: We offer fully accessible and standard minibus and group transport services to our communities.
There a few options you can choose from:
Group Transport: We can provide a accessible or non accessible minibus with a fully trained and experienced driver. We will arrange the booking with you and deliver you a high class transport service.
Self Drive: Save yourself some costs by using our self drive option. This option is a real money saver and allows you to have a volunteer from your group or organisation trained by LAT to MiDAS standard to drive the minibus for your group. LAT have qualified trainers that can deliver the training at very low costs.
You would ordinarily recoup the training costs on your first booking.
Groups will need to register their group with us to ensure you are eligible to use the service to register and book the service please contact us on 0113 3868880 or you can register online using the Group Booking link.
YourCar: A low cost, fully accessible alternative to minicab hire – designed to help people with disabilities or mobility difficulties where a regular minicab or taxi doesn’t meet all of their needs. Vehicles are fully wheelchair accessible and drivers are trained to be able to help their passengers from door to vehicle to door.
You will need to register with us to ensure you are eligible to use the service to register and book the service please contact us on 0113 3868880 or you can register online using the Your Car link.
Minibus driver training: We provide Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme (MiDAS) training, helping our community group members drive vehicles themselves, saving on having to hire a driver with their vehicle.
Passenger Assistants Training (PATS): This programme provides the nationally recognised qualification for people who are - or would like to work as - Passenger Assistants.
CRB Checking Services: We are a registered Umbrella Body for the processing of CRB Disclosure checks and can provide that service for other organisations.