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Harrow Council awards £25m+ deal to Go Plant Fleet Services

Go Plant Fleet Services has secured a major deal worth more than £25m with Harrow Council.

Go Plant Fleet Services will supply and maintain a wide range of machines and equipment for Harrow Council

Under the deal, Go Plant Fleet Services will supply and maintain a wide range of machines, vans and equipment for Harrow Council as part of an initial eight-year contract

The full service agreement, which includes fleet management services, will also incorporate the authority’s substantial workshop and the TUPE transfer of 10 existing maintenance staff.

Go Plant Fleet Services will provide full contract hire with maintenance for around 140 brand new assets including compact sweepers, 7.5 and 12-tonne refuse collection vehicles and 60 accessible buses. The deal includes grounds maintenance equipment as well as quad bikes for weed spraying activity.

The company will additionally provide a ‘maintenance only’ service for the remainder of the authority’s 350-strong fleet which also features RCVs, road sweepers and various light commercial vehicles.

Commenting on the deal, Mark Gallimore, commercial director of Go Plant Fleet Services, said: “It’s a substantial deal for us and it will have a hugely positive impact on the business.

“We’re in a period of nationwide expansion and this will help us to build on the outstanding progress we’ve made in the last 12 months.

“It will provide the perfect platform for further growth, particularly in the London area, and is a major step towards our goal of developing the business on every level.”

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for nearly 20 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day.

Natalie edits all the Fleet World websites and newsletters, and loves to hear about any latest industry news - or gossip.

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