• About Woodall Nicholson
  • The Group Vision
  • Woodall Nicholson People

Headquartered in the North West of England with nine production facilities servicing eight individual businesses, Woodall Nicholson is at the forefront of European specialist vehicle manufacturing.

With a portfolio of vehicle brands targeting multiple industries, the Group’s performance is not reliant on any single sector. A common culture of manufacturing excellence in design and innovation provides considerable leverage in identifying and capitalising on new market opportunities.

The Woodall Nicholson Group powers the success of its partnerships through funding and investing in distinguished vehicle brands that lead their respective markets.

This capability is leveraged to diversify product offering, accelerate growth into profitable new sectors and expand into overseas marketplaces.

Its vision is to be the first choice for investors in the specialist vehicle market by adding value and generating competitive return.

At the heart of the Woodall Nicholson Group are its Employees.

The Group has the best talent the specialist vehicle industry has to offer; committed, accomplished people who are engaged with the Group’s brands and share the same values.

Renowned for its product excellence, the Woodall Nicholson Group is proud to attract and retain the next generation of specialist vehicle talent.

Our Companies

A group of specialist vehicle brands – from accessible transport to ceremonial vehicles - delivering excellence in design, technology and innovation to a wide range of demanding markets.

Coleman Milne

The widest selection of hearses and limousines available in Europe, offering Mercedes and Ford models and the UK’s first hybrid vehicle range for unparalleled choice.

Mellor Bus

Mellor’s size appropriate vehicles deliver absolute efficiency, unrivalled flexibility and superior comfort. Every vehicle manufactured harnesses innovative technology to deliver excellence in passenger experience and unrivalled operational performance, all while lowering cost of ownership.

Binz International

Europe and Middle-East's first choice for ceremonial vehicles. Available worldwide, Binz manufacture quality vehicles that embody true “Made in Germany” workmanship for the world's Funeral market.

Treka Bus

Treka create specialist passenger carrying vehicles with unrivalled whole life costs. Their success is built on the complete confidence and loyalty of their customers, partnerships with world-class manufacturers, applied technology, and the expertise of a team who truly cares about the quality of every vehicle produced.


Market leaders in the design and manufacture of specialist vehicles to emergency services. VCS combine innovation, craftsmanship and technical excellence to supply and support quality deployed product to critical markets in the UK.

JM Engineering

Established in 2008 JM Engineering has quickly grown into one of North Yorkshire’s premier engineering and fabrication companies.


Market position in Europe


Years of operating history


Production Facilities



Careers at Woodall Nicholson

Discover a rewarding skilled career at one of Europe’s most ambitious, innovative and rapidly expanding specialist vehicle manufacturers.

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Contact Our Sales Team

To find out more about Woodall Nicholson, its roster of companies or for investment enquiries, contact our team on on 01942 815 600.


+44 (0)1942 815115