Decision details

Award of contract for Minibus Hire Services OKD01 (24/25)

Decision Maker: Chief Fire Officer (Sabrina Cohen-Hatton)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The County Council hires vehicles to support operations when the need cannot be met from within the owned fleet.

 

There is a requirement to re-procure the minibus hire contract to ensure the provision of vehicles continues to represent best value against a refreshed hire profile and support specification. 

 

The term of the contract will be 3 years starting in August 2024 and the anticipated spend is approximately £2,900,000 over the contract term based on 75 vehicles.

 

The Chief Fire Officer has agreed the commencement of a compliant procurement process, in line with Council’s Standing Orders on Procurement and Contracts, and will be asked to award the contract to the successful supplier.

 

Decision:

The Chief Fire Officer has approved the award of contract to London Hire Limited for the provision of 75 minibuses over a 3-year hire period, with an anticipated contract value of £3,227m.

 

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Publication date: 26/03/2024

Date of decision: 26/03/2024

Effective from: 09/04/2024

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