Published date: 7 September 2018

Last edited date: 15 June 2023

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 26 July 2026, 6pm

Contract summary


  • Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than 10 persons - 34115200

  • Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons - 34120000

  • Transport services (excl. Waste transport) - 60000000

    • Special-purpose road passenger-transport services - 60130000

    • Non-scheduled passenger transport - 60140000

    • Various school services - 80410000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference

SBC - 020416

Published date

7 September 2018

Closing date

26 July 2026

Closing time


Contract start date

28 July 2026

Contract end date

29 July 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Call for competition for the provision of Special Education Needs Transport Services (SEN) for Slough Borough Council

Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Home to School, Special Educational Needs and Vulnerable Adult Passenger Transport Services

Slough Borough Council is seeking to commission a Special Education Needs Transport Services through a Dynamic Purchasing System procurement route.

We are seeking providers who can demonstrate they are able to provide SEN services as outlined in the service specification. They must also be able to meet the required expectations as required of them in the service specification, within the available funding.

The authority will qualify providers using the standard supplier selection questionnaires as stated in PCR 2015 appended as Document No. 4. Only those providers deemed to have answered correctly to the questions listed will have their technical responses evaluated.

The provider that has been technically qualified will be put on the DPS for a future call for mini competition exercise.

If you are interested in providing this service please submit proposals via Intend

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Leonard Torsu (SBC)


51 Bath Road
United Kingdom


01753 875037