Chorley Council Tender for Waste and Recycling Services Contract
The contract will deliver a waste and recycling collection service to around 50 500 households in Chorley Council’s area with potential for another 1 120 properties in an adjacent Council’s area.
United Kingdom-Chorley: Refuse and waste related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Town Hall, Market Street
Contact person: Mrs Janet Hinds
Telephone: +44 1257515622
NUTS code: UKD47
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Tender for Waste and Recycling Collection Services Contract
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The contract will deliver a waste and recycling collection service to around 50 500 households in Chorley Council’s area with potential for another 1 120 properties in an adjacent Council’s area. Residual waste, dry recycling (co-mingled plastic bottles, cans and glass) and garden waste will be collected on an alternate weekly basis with co-mingled paper and card collected every four weeks. The contract will also deliver a bulky waste collection service to households.
The borough of Chorley is situated in central Lancashire and covers around 80 square miles. Chorley is well placed for access to the major cities of the North West and these good links makes it a popular place in live and invest in. This is reflected in its population, which is steadily expanding, its population was 107 200 in 2011.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The contract is to provide a refuse and recycling collection service within the borough of Chorley. Chorley Council has approximately 50 500 properties (December 2017) with a population of 107 200 residents (2011). The same services are currently provided to 1 120 properties at Buckshaw Village which are located in South Ribble Borough Council’s area.
Chorley is a popular place to live and property numbers have increased by around 600 each year and this is expected to continue. If this growth continues this will lead to increased volumes of waste and / or values included in this notice, which are estimated only, based on current requirements.
Chorley Council covers an area of around 80 square miles. The council does not own a waste collection depot and the current provider rents a depot just outside the borough boundary. All waste collected is currently delivered to a purpose built waste treatment facility operated by Lancashire County Council at Farington, to the North of the borough.
The principal refuse and recycling activities include delivery of an alternate weekly refuse and recycling collection service to nearly all properties in the borough, approximately 50 500 with around 170 properties still receiving a weekly residual waste collection due to access difficulties. The contract will be for collection and delivery to a disposal site(s) approved by Chorley Council. Recyclable co-mingled plastic bottles, cans and glass is collected once every two weeks from each household with co-mingled paper and cardboard collected once every 4 weeks. Garden waste collection is a chargeable service and currently 22 000 properties have opted into this service, which is managed and owned by the council.
The contract will also include a bulky waste collection service managed by the Council but for the contractor to carry out.
The contract period is for 10 years plus 11 weeks (1.4.2019 until 15.6.2029) with the option to extend up to a further two years. The estimated contract value of 30 000 000 GBP includes for the full potential contract period, including the period of optional extension and is based on current contract requirements.
Co-mingled plastic bottles, cans and glass collections and residual household waste collections to 50 500 properties. Garden waste collection is a chargeable service to 22 000 properties. Alternate weekly collection of these household waste streams. 4 weekly collection of co-mingled paper and cardboard from 50 500 properties on the same week day as other recycling streams. Delivery to approved disposal sites.
Assisted collections are provided to approximately 2 000 households for all services.
Co-mingled plastic bottles, cans and glass collected in a 240 litre wheeled blue bin.
Co-mingled paper and cardboard collected in a 240 litre wheeled brown bin.
Garden waste collected in a 240 litre wheeled grey bin.
Residual waste collected in a 240 litre wheeled green bin.
Approximately 170 properties still receive a weekly residual waste collection due to access difficulties.
Schedule 2 premises — 150 schedule 2 properties receive collections based on the frequency of collections offered to households.
Bulky waste collections: approximately 4,500 collections were carried out in 2016 / 17, 1 200 for bulky goods, and 3 300 for WEEE items. Collections for WEEE will be charged for from 1.4.2018, as other bulky waste items are currently, so it expected the number of collections will fall significantly.
The above is provided as an indication only and full details are supplied in the Contract documents.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
The contract will be for an initial period of 10 years and 11 weeks from 1.4.2019 to 15.6.2029 with the option to extend up to a further 2 years.
The contract includes an option for co-mingled plastic bottles, cans and glass to be collected every 4 weeks and an option for the provision of a container delivery, repair and removal service.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
This procurement will be run electronically through the e-procurement portal “The Chest”. In order to access all documentation relating to this procurement, organisations must register (free of charge) on the “The Chest” at https://www.the-chest.org.uk and search for the opportunity by selecting Chorley Council from the “Organisation” tab.
The Council will host an Open Day on Tuesday 10th April to provide information and background to the proposed Contract. Full details of the Open Day and instructions on how to register attendance are included within the procurement documents.
Chorley Borough Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 Nº 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) within 30 days of knowledge or constructive knowledge of breach.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: