Results tagged “Sean Collins”

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He's well known as the man in EastEnders and a host of comedy series, but Ricky Grover is also a big name on the stand-up circuit.

This weekend he launches The Comedy Shuffle at Aspers Casino in Stratford and told The Wharf all about it.

AA-may21-clippers2.jpgThames Clippers is planning to expand its river bus service with the introduction of a shuttle boat between Blackfriars and Vauxhall.

Sean Collins, managing director and co-founder of the company, hopes to introduce the service to link up with a new development at St George's Wharf, much further west than current commuter links.

AA-nov26-clipperoyster.jpgThames Clippers is answering an SOS from hard-pressed Canary Wharf commuters by introducing a ticket scheme designed to take the stress out of getting to work when the Tube is hit by strikes or delays.

The river bus operator is launching SOS ticket booklets from May 16, the day the next planned Underground strike will start.

AA-may21-clippers2.jpgThames Clippers' managing director Sean Collins has defended the decision to put a surcharge on late evening fares from next month.

Late night sailings will be reintroduced from April 1, but season ticket holders will have to pay an extra £2, while Oyster card discounts will not apply. But Mr Collins said the decision was taken after extensive consultation with passengers.


Earlier this month, think tank Policy Exchange outlined a vision for increased river commuting.

As the debate continues, The Wharf talks to Thames Clippers managing director Sean Collins about his thoughts on funding, Oyster and riverside houseboats.