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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


NameAddress 1 Address 2Address 3PostcodeLots passed
209 Contracts37 Pilmuir AvenueTorquayDevonTQ2 6AL2
A & L Taxis29 Haytor AvenuePaigntonDevonTQ4 7BY2
AB Coaches LtdWills RoadTotnes Ind. EstateTotnesTQ9 5XN1, 5
Apple Taxis Exeter3 Isambard Parade, St DavidsExeterDevonEX4 4BX2
Brad Cars2A Lake CottagesBradworthyDevonEX22 7SQ2, 3, 6
Coby’s Cabs Totnes48 Copland MeadowsTotnesDevonTQ9 6ES2
D & E Taxis131 Colley End RoadPaigntonDevonTQ3 3QG2
Darren Regan21 Primrose AvenueBarnstapleDevonEX32 8RG2
Dave Young Taxi Service4 Summerland StreetBarnstapleDevonEX32 8JJ2
Ealing Community TransportGreenford DepotGreenfordMiddlesexUB6 9AP1
Exe Cars TaxisQueensgate House, 48 Queen StExeterDevonEX4 3SR2
Exe Valley Private Hire14 Mead CloseCullomptonDevonEX15 1RT2
First Care Ambulance LtdUnit 20 St Thomas Court, Cowick StExeterDevonEX4 1AJ3, 4
Go North Devon LtdThe Shopmobility CentreAlbert LaneBarnstapleEX32 8RL1, 2, 3, 5, 6
Holsworthy Rural Community Transport14 The SquareHolsworthyDevonEX22 6DL3, 6
Jacqui First53 Marldon RoadShiphayTorquayTQ2 7EF2, 3
Kevs Kabs8 Woolbarn LawnBarnstapleDevonEX31 8PQ2
Liane Manley Taxi Service6 Cleve Court, Cleve TerraceTorquayDevonTQ1 2NS2
M.E.W Taxis51 Maiden Way RoadPaigntonDevonTQ3 2QB2
Paul Bailiss49 Empire RoadTorquayDevonTQ1 4LF2
Riviera Ambulance Services Ltd81 Perinville RoadTorquayDevonTQ1 3PD4
Scoble Taxis19 Kings Ash RoadPaigntonDevonTQ3 3TY2
Sewards CoachesGlendaleDalwoodAxminsterEX13 7EJ1, 5
Streets Coachways LtdUnit , Sanders Yard,BrynsworthyBarnstapleEX31 3NP1, 2
Student Cab14 Malory ClosePlymouthDevonPL5 3ED2
Tally Ho! Coaches Ltd7 Station Yard Ind. EstateKingsbridgeDevonTQ7 1ES1, 5
Tavistock Radio TaxisUnit 15, Plymouth Road Ind. EstateTavistockDevonPL19 9QN2
Transport for Your CommunityMulti Storey Car Park,Phoenix LaneTivertonEX16 6NB6
Travel Executive21 Venney BridgeExeterDevonEX4 8JX2
WAFA Emergency Medical VehiclesUnit 5 Creedy Vale, Lords MeadowCreditonDevonEX17 1HN4


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: