About Us

Company History

1947 – John Proctor Travel established in Rottingdean by Mr John Proctor a disabled WW2 veteran

1950 – Mass package holidays begin with charter flights to the Med first run by Horizon Holiday Group.

1958 – Gatwick Airport opened by Queen Elizabeth II

1969 – QE2 maiden voyage Trans-Atlantic to New York

1974 – John Proctor Travel bought by the Fry Family.

Late 1970s – JPT business expands, new branches opened in Portslade and Worthing.

1980 – John Proctor Travel opens Brighton Church Street branch.

1989 – Ewbank Preece (later to become Mott MacDonald) buys the trading name John Proctor Travel and takes over the lease and management of 4 Church Street, Brighton.

1994 – JPT establish an implant office within Mott MacDonald Victory House premises.

1994 – Channel Tunnel completed (designed and engineered by Mott MacDonald)

1994 – John Proctor Travel transform their IT systems with the introduction of one ‘Windows’ enabled PC per staff member! (Thus streamlining the processes used to book and log travel arrangements).

1995 – The Internet Revolution gains pace with the establishment of online travel providers such as Easyjet and Expedia.

1998 – Cambridge and Croydon JPT implants opened.

2003 – Concorde makes its final flight.

2004 – Victory House JPT team expanded and moved to current office location.

2007 – John Proctor Travel celebrate their 60 year anniversary with a weekend away in London!