Published date: 10 September 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 12 October 2020, 11am

Contract summary


  • Motor vehicles - 34100000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

10 September 2020

Closing date

12 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

23 November 2020

Contract end date

22 November 2023

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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Framework Agreement for the Hire of Commercial Vehicles

More information

Additional text

The Council is using the e-business portal known as the Chest. Applicants will need to register their details at the following link . Once registered, applicants will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the documentation relating to this opportunity. Applicants will need to electronically submit their completed tender documents, including online questionnaire, via the on-line portal by 11am on Monday 12 October 2020 as referred to in IV.2.2. Any clarification queries must also be submitted via the Chest website by the date referred to in the tender documentation.

The framework will be for 3 years, expected to commence 23 November 2020 with an option to extend for up to 2 years.

The successful supplier will be required to actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of, and surroundings of, the place of delivery of the contract. Therefore, selection and award criteria, specification requirements and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations as relevant to the subject matter of this project.

The Council reserves the right not to award the framework, as a result of this Contract Notice. The Council shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any organisation in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed framework.

All submissions must be in English, with any clarifications or discussions conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in pounds sterling and all payments under the proposed contract will be made in pounds sterling.

About the buyer

Contact name

Kevin Bennett


Floor 3
Town Hall Extension
M60 2LA
United Kingdom


+44 1612343192


Closing: 12 October 2020, 11am