Transport Services procure and manage a fleet of 1,500 vehicles. It also holds and manages our HGV and PSV operator licences. Our in-house training facilities deliver a wide range of training to staff for a variety of vehicles as well as carrying out taxi driver testing.
Our services include:
Home to school transport for around 1,000 special needs pupils.
Home to day centre transport for around 600 special needs adults.
Supplying passenger transport and other services to external bodies such as other councils, Health Authorities and other partner organisations.
Providing transport for lunch clubs, respite care and services to further our social inclusion agenda.
Delivering ballot boxes, polling booths and other equipment at elections time.
Providing vehicle procurement advice. Transport Services are our central point for help and advice on all vehicle procurement. This includes leasing, contract hire and vehicle specification.
Providing advice on any aspect of fleet management.
Training on different types of hand held equipment as well as Heavy Goods Vehicle and Passenger Transport training.
Transport Services operates from two vehicle repair workshops; one based at Staniforth Road and the other based at Olive Grove depot. Our workshops currently maintain around 1,500 vehicles and 500 items of equipment. These include vehicles currently belonging to ourselves, our partners and members of the general public.
At these workshops we do the following:
MOT tests for classes 4, 5 and 7
Vehicle services and repairs
We maintain Parks, Woodlands, Crematoriums and Landscape Services equipment
We maintain Street Forces highway maintenance, winter gritting and street cleaning vehicles
All Sheffield private hire taxis and Hackney cabs are tested at our Staniforth Road testing depot.
All our mechanics are apprentice-trained and have regular training and development on new technology.
Please telephone (0114) 203 7421 for more details.
We welcome and value your feedback on our services. All feedback will be acknowledged within 7 days of receipt.