1st Holmes Chapel have a 17-seater minibus which is available to loan to other Scout and Guide groups. The conditions of borrowing the minibus are:

  • The driver must be a member of The Scout Association, Girlguiding or a DBS-checked adult volunteer
  • The driver must have a D1 category licence. We will need to check your licence before releasing the minibus to you.
  • The minibus needs to be returned having been cleared of any rubbish in the interior.
  • The minibus needs to be returned with a full tank of fuel.


Our cover via Unity Insurance includes:

  • Loaning the minibus to other Scout Groups and Guide Units.
  • UK Breakdown cover through the AA, including roadside assistance, onward travel and home start.


There is no charge for borrowing the vehicle outside the group, but we would appreciate a donation towards the upkeep of the minibus the suggested amount is £25 per day.


For any new hires, please email vehicles@holmeschapelscouts.org.uk providing email address for lead booker and booking dates, we will set up as a user for Hallmaster which will allow you to make future bookings. All drivers must complete a form here prior to borrowing the vehicle.