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Officer Decisions

Head of Organisational Development - Damien Jones

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to promote suppliers to become ‘Admitted Participants’ onto CP1185-15 Provision of Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System following an OJEU open Pre-Qualification Questionnaire process.

The Provision of Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System is split into the following Lots and suppliers were able to apply for become Admitted Participants on one or more Lots.

Lot 1 – PCV Contracted Transport

Lot 2 – Hackney / Private Hire Transport

Lot 3 – Driver and Escort Provision for Devon County Council fleet

Lot 4 – Ambulance Transport to include qualified crew

Lot 5 – Public Transport

Lot 6 – Other Care Provision


Decision Taken:

To promote the suppliers listed in Appendix A to the Provision of Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System. This will commence on 2nd April 2016 for the period of six years with no further option to extend.

Appendix A – Tenderers to become ‘Admitted Participants’ onto the DPS


Name Address 1 Address 2 Address 3 Postcode Lots passed
209 Contracts 37 Pilmuir Avenue Torquay Devon TQ2 6AL 2
A & L Taxis 29 Haytor Avenue Paignton Devon TQ4 7BY 2
AB Coaches Ltd Wills Road Totnes Ind. Estate Totnes TQ9 5XN 1, 5
Apple Taxis Exeter 3 Isambard Parade, St Davids Exeter Devon EX4 4BX 2
Brad Cars 2A Lake Cottages Bradworthy Devon EX22 7SQ 2, 3, 6
Coby’s Cabs Totnes 48 Copland Meadows Totnes Devon TQ9 6ES 2
D & E Taxis 131 Colley End Road Paignton Devon TQ3 3QG 2
Darren Regan 21 Primrose Avenue Barnstaple Devon EX32 8RG 2
Dave Young Taxi Service 4 Summerland Street Barnstaple Devon EX32 8JJ 2
Ealing Community Transport Greenford Depot Greenford Middlesex UB6 9AP 1
Exe Cars Taxis Queensgate House, 48 Queen St Exeter Devon EX4 3SR 2
Exe Valley Private Hire 14 Mead Close Cullompton Devon EX15 1RT 2
First Care Ambulance Ltd Unit 20 St Thomas Court, Cowick St Exeter Devon EX4 1AJ 3, 4
Go North Devon Ltd The Shopmobility Centre Albert Lane Barnstaple EX32 8RL 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
Holsworthy Rural Community Transport 14 The Square Holsworthy Devon EX22 6DL 3, 6
Jacqui First 53 Marldon Road Shiphay Torquay TQ2 7EF 2, 3
Kevs Kabs 8 Woolbarn Lawn Barnstaple Devon EX31 8PQ 2
Liane Manley Taxi Service 6 Cleve Court, Cleve Terrace Torquay Devon TQ1 2NS 2
M.E.W Taxis 51 Maiden Way Road Paignton Devon TQ3 2QB 2
Paul Bailiss 49 Empire Road Torquay Devon TQ1 4LF 2
Riviera Ambulance Services Ltd 81 Perinville Road Torquay Devon TQ1 3PD 4
Scoble Taxis 19 Kings Ash Road Paignton Devon TQ3 3TY 2
Sewards Coaches Glendale Dalwood Axminster EX13 7EJ 1, 5
Streets Coachways Ltd Unit , Sanders Yard, Brynsworthy Barnstaple EX31 3NP 1, 2
Student Cab 14 Malory Close Plymouth Devon PL5 3ED 2
Tally Ho! Coaches Ltd 7 Station Yard Ind. Estate Kingsbridge Devon TQ7 1ES 1, 5
Tavistock Radio Taxis Unit 15, Plymouth Road Ind. Estate Tavistock Devon PL19 9QN 2
Transport for Your Community Multi Storey Car Park, Phoenix Lane Tiverton EX16 6NB 6
Travel Executive 21 Venney Bridge Exeter Devon EX4 8JX 2
WAFA Emergency Medical Vehicles Unit 5 Creedy Vale, Lords Meadow Crediton Devon EX17 1HN 4


Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

All suppliers submitting a fully completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and meeting the stipulated selection criteria and quality standards for the Lot which they have applied will become an Admitted Participant onto the Provision of Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which 40 submissions were received; these were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

There are no conflicts of interest in promoting these suppliers onto the Provision of Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Louise Baker, Senior Procurement Officer, Email:, Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
11 February 2016

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: