Decision details

Contract for the provision of community equipment

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care (job-share)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Lambeth is one of 20 London boroughs who are part of the Integrated Consortium for Community Equipment (ICES). The current contract is due to end on the 31st March 2017. A competitive tender exercise has been carried out by the consortium on behalf of Lambeth and the other consortium members with Medequip identified as the preferred provider. The recommendation is to continue calling-off community equipment via this framework with Medequip as this represents the best value and quality of service for Lambeth resident


1.    To award a contract to Medequip  for Community Equipment via a call-off from the framework agreement procured by Hammersmith & Fulham, on behalf of Lambeth Council for four years, from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2021, with an option to extend for a further two years. The estimated value is £6.96 million over the 4 year contract period and £10.44million over 6 years.


Publication date: 24/07/2017

Date of decision: 01/08/2017

Effective from: 09/08/2017

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