Cars, LCVs, Welfare Buses, Pedestrian and Compact Sweepers

In this Framework

Passenger Cars
Welfare Bus
Sweepers (up to 12.5t)

The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL) have completed an PCR2015 compliant tendering exercise on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) to establish a Contract Hire Framework covering  Passenger Cars, LCVs, MCVs up to 12.5t, Welfare Buses up to 17 Seats, Pedestrian, Compact and Chassis Mounted Sweepers up to 12.5t.

    • Agreement Reference: HCC2012224
    • Start Date: October 2020
    • End Date: October 2024
    • Number of suppliers: 20
    • Contract Notice: 2020/S 129-318014
    • Award Notice: 2020/S 188-455071
  • Lot 1: Passenger cars (15 Suppliers)

    Contract Hire of Passenger Cars comprising no more than 8 passenger seats, in addition to the driver, including Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen, and Biofuels.

    Lot 2: Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) (15 Suppliers)

    Contract Hire of Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) up to 7.0t including Diesel, Petrol, Hybrid, Electric, LPG, Hydrogen, and Biofuels. The lot also covers vehicles with body conversions including but not limited to tippers, drop-side, Luton, flat, curtain-side, recycling, aerial platform, jetter, cranes, street lighting and any other body type an authority may require, including all vehicle racking.

    Lot 3: Converted Minibuses up to 17 seats, Sweepers and Medium Commercial Vehicles (MCVs) (10 Suppliers)

    Contract Hire of converted Minibuses up to 17 seats, Sweepers to 12.5t and Medium Commercial Vehicles (MCVs) from 7.0t to 12.5t. Vehicles to include Converted Accessible/non-Accessible welfare buses up to 17 seats. Sweepers: Sub-compact, compact, mid-size, pedestrian and truck/chassis-mounted including Diesel, Petrol, Hybrid, Electric, LPG, Hydrogen, and Biofuels. The lot includes Medium Commercial Vehicles with body conversions including but not limited to; tippers, drop-side, Luton, flat, curtain-side, recycling, aerial platform, jetter, cranes, street lighting and any other body type an authority may require.

    • Quick and easy to use
    • 20 market-leading Suppliers
    • Compliant PCR2015 Framework and Dynamic Purchasing Systems to meet your legal requirements
    • Leading suppliers who have been appointed to the framework for their professional capability, experience and competitiveness
    • New lot that supports Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
    • Pre-established terms and conditions to support all orders
    • Easy access to quotations through mini competitions and direct award
    • Mini-competitions managed and delivered free of charge by TPPL via the Delta e-Sourcing portal
    • Low and zero emission vehicle focus to help you reduce carbon footprint
  • This comprehensive Framework is available to Local Authorities and the wider public/not-for-profit sector including:

    • NHS Trusts
    • Police Authorities
    • Fire Authorities
    • Leisure Trusts
    • Registered Social Landlords
    • Registered Charities
    • Schools, Colleges and Universities
    • Government departments in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

    All current and future members can access this framework.

  • The Framework Agreement provides access to 20 Contract Hire companies

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Simon Partridge, Norwich City Council

Simon Partridge, Norwich City Council

“At a time of global supply shortages, thanks to the information, guidance, and assistance from Peter and his team at TPPL, we were ready, on day one, with the vehicles we needed to deliver our building maintenance service.”
Simon Partridge Norwich City Council
Paul Rodden, Highlands and Islands Airports

Paul Rodden, Highlands and Islands Airports

“The procurement process ran smoothly throughout, and we were able to replace the existing vehicles and equipment with minimum disruption.”
Paul Rodden Highland and Islands Airports
Simon Phillips, Tai Calon

Simon Phillips, Tai Calon

“Peter from TPPL has been excellent to work with from the start of the process.  TPPL clearly explained how the process would work and the companies we would potentially be working with.  When the bids were submitted to us by TPPL they were laid out in a way we could easily understand what was being … Continued
Simon Phillips Tai Calon
Chris Demetriou, Islington

Chris Demetriou, Islington

“Working with TPPL has been a brilliant experience, everyone at TPPL is efficient, professional and most importantly prompt in responding and communicating. In particular working with Peter Vickers has been a breath of fresh air and a brilliant experience, Peter is always very responsive, honest and transparent in his communications and there is no question … Continued
Chris Demetriou Islington Council
Nigel Leighton

Nigel Leighton

‘Sovereign have worked with TPPL on a number of tenders over the years, including fleet and building materials, and have had excellent support, advice and communications from all the TPPL team.he values that TPPL put at the core of their operation align with Sovereign’s and have throughout made working with them both enjoyable and ensured … Continued
Nigel Leighton Sovereign Housing Association
Bernard McGreevy

Bernard McGreevy

‘I can state that TPPL enabled the procurement of 11 welfare minibuses as required in a professional manner and in the required time scale as well as being on a cost benefit basis’
Bernard McGreevy London Borough of Barnet
Rod Willis

Rod Willis

‘As a local authority, we needed to procure welfare buses through a framework agreement. After contact we decided to use BNES welfare bus framework offered by TPPL. We found Jim Brennan and his team very helpful and the framework easy to use. The performance and professionalism from TPPL was 100% and we would recommend them … Continued
Rod Willis London Borough of Hounslow
John Mellor

John Mellor

‘Firstly may I say thank you for your assistance in this process. I have found it to be very efficient and well managed’
John Mellor Norse Commercial Services
Gary White

Gary White

‘North Yorkshire County Council has now been utilising the services of TPPL for three years. In which time we have both purchased and contract hired many vehicles including welfare buses. The benefits of using their services have been many; we have seen major savings in all elements of our procurement processes, time, costs and environmental … Continued
Gary White North Yorkshire County Council
Bev Thomas

Bev Thomas

‘TPPL provided exceptional advice and support to the Council on a 1:1 basis, through excellent industry knowledge and experience; which enabled the best opportunities through the framework to be identified for the Council’s requirements.’
Bev Thomas Harlow District Council
Chris Wheeler

Chris Wheeler

‘We have undertaken a number of mini tenders via TPPL in recent years. We have found the team supportive in pulling the tender together and excellent at supporting us through the process. The combination of the effective frameworks and support minimises the procurement workload for us as well as achieving what we consider to be … Continued
Chris Wheeler Guildford Borough Council
Carol Bishop

Carol Bishop

‘Once we had decided on our final specification it was such a simple process to use The Framework. The support from TPPL was excellent; the whole process was streamlined and efficient. The overall cost of the vehicles represented excellent value for money. This was the most straightforward tender process I have even been involved with’
Carol Bishop Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes

‘TPPL provide a very user friendly, helpful and efficient service in the procurement of many of our vehicles. They offer specialist knowledge and advice and have secured some very competitive outcomes for us.’
Howard Hughes Watford Borough Council
Carl Nicholson

Carl Nicholson

‘The Team at TPPL helped the west of England council (Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset, and South Gloucester) run a further competition for a share of 100 electric Vehicles as part of a combined effort to convert 25% of the councils’ collective fleet to EV’s by 2020. The support and expertise given … Continued
Carl Nicholson North Somerset Council