Decision details

Award of New Parking Technology Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following a full procurement process, the report is to enable the award of the new Parking Technology contract to the preferred bidder.



1.        Recommendations

1.1      Part B of this report be confidential pursuant to paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 because it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of tenderers for the contract which is the subject of this report.


1.2      That the Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management approves the recommendation to award a contract for the provision of Parking Technology Systems to EST Solutions Ltd, trading as E Street, company registration number 07587280 for an initial period of six years with and estimated contract value of £7,167,017.  The initial six years contract period includes a period of one year for implementation and mobilisation from 1st April 2022.  In addition, the option to extend the contract by way of up to two five year extension periods to continue to deliver the services for up to a further ten years for an estimated additional contract sum of £10,176,450.


1.3      That the capital expenditure of £1,963,592 for the 12 month Mobilisation phase of the contract for 2022/23 be approved.


2.        Reasons for Decision 

2.1       The tender submitted by EST Solutions Ltd for providing the Parking Technology Systems was the winning bid. The supporting information provided in the submission gave the Council the necessary assurances that the required attention to detail would go into the setup of each of the solutions. EST Solutions Ltd’s bid accordingly achieved the highest quality score.



2.2      The current parking contracts are due to expire, and in order for the Council to provide continuation of services it was necessary to reprocure this service. The award of the Parking Technology Systems Contract is the first phase of the wider re-procurement of Parking Services contracts to commence over the next 12 months in order to maintain the high level of services required by the Council.


Publication date: 25/04/2022

Date of decision: 25/04/2022

Effective from: 03/05/2022

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