Services - 400973-2016

15/11/2016    S220

United Kingdom-Hengoed: Refuse disposal and treatment

2016/S 220-400973

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Caerphilly County Borough Council
Postal address: Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach
Town: Hengoed
NUTS code: UKL16 Gwent Valleys
Postal code: CF82 7PG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Davidge
Telephone: +44 1443863161
Fax: +44 1443863167
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from 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

Provision of a Long Term Food and Green Waste Treatment Service.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
90510000 Refuse disposal and treatment
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Council hereby gives notice to the market that it intends to undertake the following procurement process in order to establish a contract for the provision of food waste and green waste treatment services. In line with Welsh Government policy, the Council wishes to procure a long term source segregated food waste (Kerbside Collected) treatment service, utilising an Anaerobic Digestion treatment system. The Council also has a requirement for processing Green Waste (CA Site and Kerbside Collected) via windrow composting and/or utilising an In-Vessel Composting (IVC) System for any co-mingled food/green or contingency for food waste. The Council are seeking a service provider which will provide the Council with a reliable, effective and satisfactory service. The technical solution being offered must be compliant with relevant planning, permitting requirements and adhere to any Welsh Government/Legislative requirements for dealing with these fractions of Organic Waste.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90510000 Refuse disposal and treatment
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
90512000 Refuse transport services
90513100 Household-refuse disposal services
90514000 Refuse recycling services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL16 Gwent Valleys
Main site or place of performance:

Caerphilly County Borough.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To receipt Food Waste for processing utilising an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Treatment System and Green Waste for processing via windrow composting and/or utilising an In-Vessel Composting (IVC) System for any co-mingled food/green or contingency for food waste. The service provider will need to account for the treatment of waste residues to achieve 100 % diversion from landfill (with a minimum of 98 % composting/recycling of waste inputs). This procurement is not intended to include any of the waste collection function or the direct delivery of waste to the facilities (Treatment or Transfer). It is anticipated that contracted services will commence from the 25.12.2017 for an initial period of 15 years (with an option to extend for a further period of up to 5 years).

II.2.14)Additional information

The Procurement is intended to be administered via the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation as contained within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The Authority will be reserving the right to award the Contract on the basis of the initial tenders received without conducting further negotiation.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Further background information on the description of the procurement process is attached to this Prior Information Notice as an ancillary document. The successful supplier will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the Council's economic, environmental and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at

(WA Ref:57130).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: