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FOI / 4252 / 2021 - Contracts - Gym Equipment


Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold the information you have requested.

Please see below the answer to your request.

Questions and final response:

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

GB-Rivenhall: ECFRS00119 Servicing & Repair of Fitness Equipment:

The details we require are:

1. Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages

The contract was let using an ESPO framework. The sole supplier listed was Sportsafe UK Limited.


2. Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the start of the contract to the current date

As the contract was a cooperation between Essex Police and Essex County Fire & Rescue Service, we do not know the actual spend. We do not have access to the spend of Essex Police

3. Start date & duration of framework

The start date of the contract was April 2018 and was due to expire at the end of March 2021 but has been extended by 12 months as allowed by the ESPO framework

4. Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the extension?

See answer to Question 3

4. Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?

See answer to Question 3

5. Would you consider appointing a third-party contractor to service and repair the existing gym equipment beyond the existing OEM warranty period?

We already use a third party to service the equipment which is not covered by an OEM warranty.

6. Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

The senior officer outside procurement is the Head of Occupational Health.

Thank you for your interest in Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, we hope this satisfies your request.