Commercial Services news

Game of drones: ODS launches commercial drone services in Oxford

Published: Tuesday, 11th September 2018

Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the service delivery and commercial arm of Oxford City Council, has announced that it is to start providing drone-based services to include roof and building surveying, land mapping, aerial photography and filming. 

  • Council holds vehicle and equipment auction

    Published: Tuesday, 2nd May 2017

    Vehicles and equipment will be auctioned off by Oxford City Council on Saturday 13 May.

  • City Council scoops top counter-fraud award

    Published: Monday, 24th October 2016

    Oxford City Council places a high priority on combatting fraud and now its innovative anti-fraud initiatives have been recognised by the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV).

  • City Council hosts first Fraud Open Day

    Published: Friday, 30th September 2016

    Delegates from organisations aiming to eliminate corporate fraud in the public sector gathered at Oxford Town Hall on 28 September for the first Fraud Open Day conference. The event aimed to promote partnership working and share best practice in the prevention and detection of fraud.

  • Annual Vehicle and Plant Auction

    Published: Wednesday, 13th April 2016

    Bargain hunters are being invited to this year’s Oxford City Council’s annual vehicle and plant auction on Saturday 23 April, 11am, Cowley Marsh Depot, Marsh Road Oxford OX4 2HH.