Decision details

Award of the Parking Abandoned Vehicles and Relocations Service Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

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 Parking Abandoned Vehicles and Relocations Service to the preferred bidder. The Contract is due to go live in April 2023.



1.              Recommendations


1.1. Appendix A, B and C 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 Memberfor City Management and Air Quality approves the recommendation to award a contract for vehicle relocation and abandoned vehicles removal services within parking to APCOA Parking (UK) Limited, for an initial period of four years with anoption to extend the term for two consecutive 2 year periods for the total contract sum of up to £2.357M.

2.               Reasons for Decision


1.1.The tender submitted by APCOA Parking (UK) Limited for providing vehicle relocation and abandoned vehicles removal services was the highest scoring bid.


1.2.The supporting information provided in the submission gave the Council the necessary assurances that the supplier understood the requirements and that the supplier’s proposed service would meet the required standards. APCOA Parking (UK) Limited’s bid accordingly achieved the highest quality score.


1.3. 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 Vehicle Relocations and Abandoned Vehicles Contract is the second phase of the wider re-procurement of Parking Services contracts which commenced with the Parking Technology Contract in December 2022.


Publication date: 21/12/2022

Date of decision: 21/12/2022

Effective from: 04/01/2023

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