McKenna Brothers was established in April 1978, with the aim of providing the passenger transport industry with quality destination displays that were second to none. Today, McKenna Brothers is the only UK Company to offer all forms of onboard destination displays ranging from the traditional printed blind right through to state of the art onboard TFT screens.

McKenna Brothers are based in Middleton Manchester, employing over 30 staff. Our motto is “Clearly leading the way”. McKenna Brothers believe that the customer should always come first and they will always strive and continue to surpass the customer’s expectations.


Whether it’s a fully DDA compliant latest specification set of blinds for your fleet of vehicles, or a single classic look blind for your individually preserved vehicle, McKenna Brothers have both the experience and specialist knowledge to supply a product for your needs.


Offering a complete design, print and fit service for all your vehicle livery needs.


LED Signs, RGB Signs, Smartblind, TFT Screens, On-board Systems, Next Stop Information, Flipdot, ICU’s and CCTV (Certificate-ISO-9001 Certificate-ISO-14001).


McKenna Brothers offer a 24-7, 365 days of the year on-site product support service.


Ian Grimshaw

Ian has worked in the bus industry for over 30 years. Ian gained two craft apprenticeships whilst working for East Lancashire coach builders, the first in vehicle building and a second in auto electrical technology, he then progressed into management. Since joining McKenna Brothers he has progressed to Head of Operation In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, mostly at his now industry famous “Grimmys Bar”.

Ben Marshall

Ben is our head of Software, his interests are Playing football for his local team, watching Manchester City.

Collette Robertson

Collette has worked at McKenna Brothers for over 20 years and is our office manager. Collette enjoys going to the cinema, socialising with friends and family and going to the gym.

Tristan Randles

Tristan has worked for McKenna Brothers for over 15 years. He is highly skilled in the design of vehicle livery’s some of his excellent designs can be seen within the vehicle photo section. In his spare time, he enjoys watching Manchester City, reading, travelling and sampling craft beers from round the world.

Philip Oldham

Phil has been at McKenna Brothers for over 25 years and has worked through the ranks to become Aftersales Support Manager , in his spare time he likes playing golf and watching Manchester City.

Andrew Bottomley

Andy started in 1994 Andy started as a Trainee Vinyl fitter and worked his way up to become our Graphics Manager. In his spare time Andy likes to tend to his garden and play golf but only on fair weather days.

John Hartley

John started at McKenna Brothers in 2019 as a sales manager and is now the sales director, he started his career at East Lancashire Coachbuilders in 1992, working his way up from the shop floor before finally taking on the role of Contracts Manager. When ELC became Darwen Group, John assumed the role of Regional Sales Manager, which then eventually came under the merged ownership of Optare, until his departure in 2013 when he joined Wrightbus as National Account Manager. John loves nothing more than support his local team Burnley and spending time with his family.

Gareth Hardwick

Gareth has worked for McKenna Brothers for 12 years, he has gone from Customer Support in Parts & Engineering to Software Support and offers support through both departments. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and supporting his favourite football team Leeds United. Gareth received a 5-star review from a customer. "★★★★★"

Jose Nibra

With a vast experience in within the graphic design area and the travel industry, José joined the McKenna Brothers family on October 2020. José has a BA in Fine Arts, a MA in Contemporary Artistic Practices, and a MFA in Photography from MMU. On his spare time, José enjoys to read, find new restaurants, travelling and research about zines and art practices from subcultures.

Ryan Robinson

Ryan has been a part of Mckenna Brothers for 4 years and is our accounts manager. He is proud to be a member of our team, continuing the legacy of his Grandfather Vin. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, running and cooking.