United Kingdom-Basingstoke: Repair and maintenance services of motor vehicles and associated equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.basingstoke.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Supply of Commercial Vehicle Servicing and Maintenance 2017 — 2020.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is seeking to appoint a garage to provide vehicle servicing, repair and maintenance and MOT tests for its fleet of 54 commercial vehicles.
The services will comprise regular MOT tests, servicing and inspections of the Council's commercial vehicle fleet, which includes 6 LGV/HGV vehicles that come under the O Licence category, to minimise the time vehicles are off the road and to ensure they meet current safety requirements. Emergency/ad-hoc work, including recovery of vehicles (should the need arise), will also be required. Warranty work should be carried out by the original manufacturer only and all vehicles covered by the manufacturer's warranty must be fitted with genuine parts. The contract period will be 3 years, with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
The initial 36 months contract period may be extended, at the option of the Council, for an additional 2 years.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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