Decision details

Contract award for Electric Self Propelled Mower

Decision Maker: Managing Director of Place and Growth - Tim Atkins

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


P. A. Turney be awarded the contract for 1 x Electric 33” Self-Propelled

Mowers for the sum of £10,815.00 plus VAT

Reasons for the decision:

Ubico deliver grounds maintenance services for Cheltenham Borough

Council. One of the mowers is now over 10 years and on the fleet

replacement plan for this year and will be funded from within existing budget



In line with the authority’s wish to move to alternative fuels, Ubico have

looked at and trialled an electric version to replace the existing petrol mower

to reduce carbon emissions.

Alternative options considered:

Officers have considered whether the service could continue to be delivered

without this equipment and concluded that it could not.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Officers agree there is a need to procure the equipment


Internal consultation has taken place with officers and the cabinet member.

Contact: Tim Atkins, Managing Director Place and Growth 01242 264130 Email:

Publication date: 17/06/2022

Date of decision: 17/06/2022