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16/08/2019 - Award of Contract: Provision of 35 Vehicles for Flexi Duty System Staff (Fire) OKD14 19/20 ref: 695    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

In May 2019, the Chief Fire Officer agreed to commence the procurement of 35 vehicles to replace those currently provided to staff to support operational cover through a Flexi Duty System (FDS) (OKD_03_19/20).


The total value of the purchase of vehicles, including emergency response conversions and livery, is expected to be approximately £750,000. Funds have been allocated to the purchase of these vehicles through the Fleet Asset Management Plan.


A procurement process, compliant with West Sussex Standing Orders and European Union Procurement Directives, has been undertaken and the (Acting) Chief Fire Officer has awarded the Contract to the successful bidder.


Decision Maker: Chief Fire Officer (Acting)

Decision published: 16/08/2019

Effective from: 29/08/2019


The (Acting) Chief Fire Officer has approved the award of the contract to purchase 35 vehicles (with emergency response conversion) from Volkswagen Group United Kingdom Ltd trading as Skoda UK.


Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Paul Mace