May Gurney has been chosen as preferred bidder by Torbay Council for a range of outsourced council services, including maintenance and waste management.
The contract, valued at up to £130m over an initial period of 10 years with possible extensions of a further 15 years, will be delivered through a new Joint Venture Company (JVC) between Torbay Council and May Gurney.
The estimated annual value is up to £13 million and the aim is that the JVC will begin mobilisation in April with services commencing in July.
Services provided will include: waste and recycling collections; the maintenance of highways, grounds, parks, car parks, buildings and the Council's vehicle fleet; street and beach cleansing; and out of hours call centre support.
May Gurney will hold an 80% share of the JVC, which will also independently source new business clients in the region.