21034 Home to School and Social Care Transport Dynamic Purchasing System 2021

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Dps (Services)
5 year
31 Aug 2021
To 04 Aug 2031 (est.)
30 Aug 2026 22:55



East of England:

Geochart for 2 buyers and 0 suppliers


This DPS is for delivery of home to school and social care transport services. This transport will be for a range of client groups including (but not limited to), pupils (to/from mainstream and special educational needs establishments), children’s social care service users and adult social care service users. These services will be for Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council primarily, though other local authorities and public bodies within Cambridgeshire may also access services. This solution shall offer one Platform to service providers to bid for work for Home to School transport services both mainstream and SEND, Children's social care and Adult social care transport services across the County. The estimated value of the DPS is approximately £30million per annum, thus representing a total potential value of £300,000,000 over the maximum ten year term.

Lot Division

1 Taxis - Up to and including 8 seater vehicles

For vehicles up to 8 Seaters to provide transport services as required by the DPS.

2 Mini buses up to 17 seats

This lot is for Mini buses up to 17 seats for services advertised under this DPS.

3 Buses & Coaches greater than 17 seats

This lot is for Buses & Coaches greater than 17 seats for services advertised under this DPS.

4 High Dependency (ambulance) vehicles

This lot is for High Dependency (ambulance) vehicles for services advertised under this DPS

5 Short Notice and Ad hoc Journeys

This lot is open to all vehicle classes, though will benefit those who have a flexible and responsive business model as the contracts advertised under this Lot will be of Short Notice and Ad hoc in nature. This lot will be be further divided in to a further 7 sub-lots of the geographical area: a) South Cambridgeshire b) Cambridge City c) Peterborough d) East Cambridgeshire e) Huntingdonshire f) Fenland g) Out of county

Renewal Options

The term of the DPS is 5 years, with an option to extend for a period(s) up to a further 5 years.

CPV Codes

  • 60100000 - Road transport services
  • 34114000 - Specialist vehicles
  • 34114121 - Ambulances
  • 85143000 - Ambulance services


  • This is a recurring contract.
  • Options are available.
  • Renewals are available.
  • Professional qualifications are sought.
  • It is a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for many bidders.

Other Information

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