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Category Services

Type

No. of Lots 1

Status Active

Published 30th Nov 2021

Tender Details
Referenceocds-h6vhtk-02fb92
Common Procurement VocabularyRefuse and waste related services
Procurement MethodCompetitive procedure with negotiation
Value£112,000,000
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South East

Category Services

Type

No. of Lots 1

Status Active

Published 30th Nov 2021

Tender Details
Referenceocds-h6vhtk-02fb92
Common Procurement VocabularyRefuse and waste related services
Procurement MethodCompetitive procedure with negotiation
Value£112,000,000

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Ashford Borough Council

Civic Centre, Tannery Lane

Ashford

TN23 1PL

Email

procurement [at] ashford.gov.uk

Telephone

+44 1233333311

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKJ4 - Kent

Internet address(es)
Main address

http://www.ashford.gov.uk

Buyer's address

https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA28849

I.1) Name and addresses

Swale Borough Council

Swale House, East Street

Sittingbourne

ME10 3HT

Email

cleansing [at] swale.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKJ4 - Kent

Internet address(es)
Main address

www.swale.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Maidstone Borough Council

King Street

Maidstone

ME15 6JQ

Email

waste [at] maidstone.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKJ4 - Kent

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://maidstone.gov.uk/

I.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via

https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at

https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services


Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Joint Waste Collection and Cleansing Contract

Reference number

JWC/21/1

II.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 90500000 - Refuse and waste related services
II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Ashford Borough Council, Swale Borough Council and Maidstone Borough Council are working

together to provide common efficient and effective waste collection and recycling services and

street cleansing services from October 2023. The contract will include the following services;

Household Residual waste collection

Household Food waste collection

Household Dry Recycling Collection

Household Garden Waste Collection

Bulky Waste Collection

Clinical Waste Collection

For Ashford Borough Council and Swale Borough Council the contract will also include the

following;

Street Cleansing Services including High Speed Roads

Given the current Government consultation on waste policy, the nature and scope of the services may change by the time the contract is awarded and subsequently. The partner authorities are also interested in exploring opportunities for reducing the carbon footprint of the service and reducing costs through vehicle financing.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £112,000,000

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 90511000 - Refuse collection services
  • 90514000 - Refuse recycling services
  • 90524100 - Clinical-waste collection services
  • 90611000 - Street-cleaning services
  • 90612000 - Street-sweeping services
  • 34114000 - Specialist vehicles
  • 34100000 - Motor vehicles
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKJ4 - Kent
Main site or place of performance

The Boroughs of Ashford, Maidstone and Swale, Kent.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Ashford Borough Council, Swale Borough Council and Maidstone Borough Council are working

together to provide common efficient and effective waste collection and recycling services and

street cleansing services from October 2023. The contract will include the following services;

Household Residual waste collection

Household Food waste collection

Household Dry Recycling Collection

Household Garden Waste Collection

Bulky Waste Collection

Clinical Waste Collection

For Ashford Borough Council and Swale Borough Council the contract will also include the

following;

Street Cleansing Services including High Speed Roads

Given the current Government consultation on waste policy, the nature and scope of the services may change by the time the contract is awarded and subsequently. The partner authorities are also interested in exploring opportunities for reducing the carbon footprint of the service and reducing costs through vehicle financing.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £112,000,000

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start date

22 October 2023

End date

21 October 2031

This contract is subject to renewal

No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options

The Boroughs are interested in examining alternative collection methodologies relative to their existing.

Boroughs are also interested in looking at benefits of council procurement of the fleet and also cost impact of carbon reduction measures

II.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


Section III. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions

Detailed in Standard Selection Questionnaire

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria

Detailed in Standard Selection Questionnaire

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria

Detailed in Standard Selection Questionnaire

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Annual Turnover to be at least 3x annual value of the contract


Section IV. Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation

IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date

10 January 2022

Local time

12:00pm

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

14 January 2022

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

English

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)


Section VI. Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 8 years

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Procurement documents can be obtained the Kent Business Portal

(MT Ref:224224)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Public Procurement Review Service

Cabinet Office

London

Email

publicprocurementreview [at] cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Telephone

+44 3450103503

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit