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KEY INFORMATION Buses & Coach Purchase

STATUS - Active

The solution enables the purchase of buses and coaches of 5 to 75 seating capacity, as well as the option to convert OEM vehicles to be fully accessible. The solution is fully compliant with public sector procurement rules and is available to all NEPO Member Authorities, as well as all current or future Associate Members.
 
Access is made available by way of a partnership agreement with The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL), who completed the OJEU tendering exercise on behalf of Bath & North East Somerset. The solution is a framework agreement covering the following Lots:

  • Lot 1: OEM chassis and factory built minibuses & buses from 5 - 75 seats.
  • Lot 2: 5 seat minibus conversions including accessible conversions.
  • Lot 3: 5 - 12 seat minibus conversions including accessible.
  • Lot 4: 13 - 17 seat coach built conversion including accessible.
  • Lot 5: 13 - 17 seat van conversion including accessible.
  • Lot 6: 18 - 36 seat coach built accessible and non-accessible.
  • Lot 7: 8.9m - 18.7m coach built to include double decked, articulated, and tri-axle from 36 - 75 seats.

The solution can be accessed via mini-competition or direct award to the highest ranked supplier under the relevant lot. Note that if seeking quotes from converter suppliers appointed to the solution, you need to include details of the OEM chassis to be used. Mini-competitions and direct awards must be conducted using the NEPO Portal to comply with procurement legislation. The full list of suppliers appointed to this framework are listed on this webpage, specific details on which suppliers are contracted to the seven lots will be made available to those eligible to use the solution i.e. NEPO Member Authorities and Associate Members.

Any call-offs under this framework should include TPPL reference number BNESJB/0617 within the tender documents. For further information about TPPL, please visit their website.

REFERENCE
NEPO EXT115 / TPPL BNESJB/0617
START DATE
23/08/2017
CURRENT END DATE
24/11/2021
FINAL END DATE SUBJECT TO EXTENSION(S)
24/11/2021
CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE
2017/S 159-328518
SUPPLIERS
Ranked order:

Lot 1
Euro Commercials (South Wales)
Ford Motor Company
Imperial Commercials
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK
Iveco
Renault Trucks South West
Optare Group

Lot 2
GM Coachwork
TBC Conversion
Stanford Coachworks and Mobility Services
Gowrings Mobility
Courtside Conversions
O&H Vehicle Conversions
Mellor Coachcraft
Automotive Group
Minibus Options
Cartwright Conversions
Allied Fleet
Wilker UK
EVM Direct

Lot 3
GM Coachwork
Courtside Conversions
Gowrings Mobility
TBC Conversion
Stanford Coachworks and Mobility Services
O&H Vehicle Conversions
Treka Bus
Mellor Coachcraft
Allied Fleet
Minibus Options
Euromotive (Kent)
Wilker UK
EVM Direct

Lot 4
Treka Bus
Mellor Coachcraft
Nu-Track
EVM Direct

Lot 5
O&H Vehicle Conversions
GM Coachwork
Treka Bus
Courtside Conversions
Mellor Coachcraft
Stanford Coachworks and Mobility Services
TBC Conversion
Gowrings Mobility
EvoBus (UK)
Euromotive (Kent)

Lot 6
Treka Bus
Mellor Coachcraft
Cannon Bus
Nu-Track
Optare Group

Lot 7
Nu-Track
Optare Group
Wrightbus
Alexander-Dennis
AVAILABLE FOR USE BY
All Associate Members/Member Authorities

KEY CONTACT

Michelle Armstrong
Procurement Coordinator

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