Published date: 11 September 2020

This notice was replaced on 4 January 2021

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Awarded contract (published 4 January 2021)

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Contract summary


  • Auction services - 79342400

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract

£0 to £1,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

11 September 2020

Closing date

19 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 February 2021

Contract end date

31 January 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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The Association of North East Councils trading as NEPO intend to establish a 48 month Framework Agreement for the provision of a managed remarketing service, for the disposal by auction of vehicles & plant. Contractors will be responsible for the collection, preparation for sale, storage, remarketing, sale of vehicles & plant and similar assets with the prompt return of sale proceeds after disposal. The sale process must be managed by the Contractors to return optimum residual sale proceeds after disposal. The sale process must be managed by the contractor/s to return value. NEPO intends to make this Framework Agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts regulations 2015.

About the buyer

Contact name

Michelle Armstrong


The Guildhall, Sandhill
Newcastle Upon Tyne