Tender for Garden Waste Disposal Services in East Northamptonshire

Tender for Garden Waste Disposal Services in East Northamptonshire

Acceptance and processing of household garden waste for composting.

United Kingdom-Thrapston: Refuse disposal and treatment

2017/S 230-479611

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

East Northamptonshire Council
NN14 4LZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Faye Baker
E-mail: fbaker@east-northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF2
Internet address(es):Main address: www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Borough Council Wellingborough
United Kingdom
Contact person: Faye Baker
E-mail: fbaker@east-northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF2Internet address(es):Main address: www.wellingborough.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.contractsfinder.gov.uk/search
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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


Tender for Garden Waste Disposal Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender procedure is to secure a partner for the acceptance and processing of household garden waste for composting together with a small amount of the Councils’ own parks waste for the Borough Council of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, and East Northamptonshire Council acting as a Waste Collection Authorities. The Council proposes to enter into a contract from 1.3.2018 for an initial period of 2 years. The Council retains the option of extending the contract by up to three further one year periods, making a total possible contract length of up to 5 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 975 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF2
Main site or place of performance:

Within the Council areas of East Northamptonshire and Wellingborough.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is an open tender in compliance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

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

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Yes, the initial term of 2 years is extendible by a possible further 3 periods of 12 months.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

All contract performance conditions are detailed in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 12/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/01/2018
Local time: 12:00

At East Northamptonshire Council.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

In compliance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

East Northamptonshire Council
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Borough Council of Wellingborough will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point of notification of the decision to award the contract. The decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any specification, the identity of the successful tenderer(s) and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in I.1 above within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge to award the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (As Amended) provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months, although this time period may be reduced to 30 days in certain circumstances). Where a legal challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the Court.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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