Wellfield Transport Tender

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Wellfield Transport Tender


Introduction to the Proposed Contract

This contract is for a dedicated bus service for students attending the school, which takes students from the Eastern edge of its catchment areas. The routes will transport non-statutory, non-fee paying, students.

As demand for places at school alters year on year the school would like to be able to expand its  bus routes if necessary or offer different routes to support children to attend the school, this could include changing the size of a bus on a particular route or adding another service.

Due to this potential extra requirement this tender will be split into two lots.

This procurement is issued under an Open FTS Procedure under Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The expected start date for the proposed contract is 1st September 2022

The expected end date for the proposed contract is 31st August 2025.

The proposed contract is to be let with an option to extend for a further 12 months from the actual end date, subject to the agreement of both parties (and with Directors approval).  The School and Contractor will meet to discuss the Services before the expiry of the fourth year of the contract to determine whether the Contract will be extended for a 12 month period.

The Lead Officer for this procurement is Aidan Keith, Durham County Council on behalf of Wellfield School.

This is now live on our procurement portal and access can be gained for free at www.nepo.org, this can be found under the title ‘Contract for Home to School Transport for Wellfield School’ and the nepo reference is DN605434.

Closing date: 9th May 2022 at 12pm.