John Ithell


Southsea, Wrexham


John Ithell of Southsea, Wrexham started his business mainly with minibuses trading as John's Travel in 1988. The principal service operated was the Wrexham to Brymbo circular service which ran twice an hour. There was also contract services involving various schools including Bryn Tabor School, Coedpoeth and Powys Special school.

Sadly John Ithell died in January 2009 at the young age of 67. The business past to his son Stephen but after a short period he sold the business to Pat's Coaches for whom he still works as a mechanic.


The table below gives a list of all recorded vehicles known to have been with this operator. I am indebted to David Donati for his dedicated work in compiling this data and enabling me to present it.

In the right hand column - where available - there is a link to a photograph of the vehicle. The photo will open in a new window. Links in CAPITAL LETTERS suggest the vehicle is seen when with the operator.

Chassis and body numbers are to be found on the right hand side of the table below. You may need to scroll to see them.

© Ron Hughes and David Donati - any reproduction should give credit to the originator and may require permission.

Johns Travel