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Services - 426414-2019

11/09/2019    S175    Services - Contract notice - Competitive dialogue 

United Kingdom-London: Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services

2019/S 175-426414

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: London Borough of Lambeth
National registration number: n/a
Postal address: Town Hall, Brixton Hill
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI45
Postal code: SW2 1RW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sophie Eveso
Telephone: +44 2079261916

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Recycling, Waste Collection and Street Cleansing services

Reference number: EU Supply 36888
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Lambeth (the Authority) invites Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations in relation to the Contract for the provision of the Recycling, Waste Collection and Street Cleansing Services, to include collection of waste and recycling; street cleansing across the borough and housing estates; management of containers; communication, education and outreach; operating the re-use and recycling centre; commercial waste sales; and disposal of food and garden waste (for which the Authority wishes to test a second Service Delivery Options. Some services will be included as a provisional item, to be confirmed at a later date.

The Authority is conducting this procurement through the competitive dialogue procedure of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The Contract will be for an initial term of 6 years, followed by the ability to extend, from 1 year to 8 years, subject to not exceeding the maximum contract length of 14 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 294 000 000.00 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: UKI45
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority will implement the procurement procedure in successive stages.

— Selection Questionnaire Stage (SQ Stage).

To express interest economic operators must complete and submit a request to participate in the procurement by completing and returning responses to the Selection Questionnaire in accordance with the instructions set out in the procurement documentation. The Contracting Authority’s needs and requirements for the contract and descriptive document are included in the procurement documents published with this notice

This procurement is being undertaken pursuant to the competitive dialogue procedure using an electronic tendering system - the EU-Supply Portal. Economic operators will need to register an interest on the portal in order to participate and the registration is free. All documentation is available from and all communication is to be conducted via the portal at

Following the submission of the completed Selection Questionnaires, the Authority will apply the selection criteria, as set out in the procurement documentation. The Authority intends to select up to four (4) economic operators to progress from the SQ stage to the ISDS stage.

— Invitation to Submit Detailed Solutions (ISDS Stage).

The Authority will commence dialogue with the bidders who have been selected from the previous stage. The Authority will hold dialogue meetings with each of the bidders. At the conclusion of the dialogue meeting, bidders will be required to complete their Detailed Solutions submissions. Following the submission of the Detailed Solutions, the Authority will apply the award criteria, as set out in the procurement documentation.

It is intended that this procurement will be a streamlined competitive dialogue. There will be no outline solutions stage. Economic operators are referred to the procurement documents for further information.

The waste collection and cleansing elements of the services are set out in the Descriptive Document which is included in the procurement documents. The Contracting Authority is seeking a single contractor to provide waste collection, street cleansing, housing estate cleaning and a range of ancillary services for a period of 6 years, extendable up to a further 8 years.

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: 294 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 168
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As indicated in the procurement documents

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The Contract will be for an initial term of 6 years, with the option to extend for period(s) up to a further 8 years.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive dialogue
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
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 105-255882
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 04/11/2019
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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:

The Contracting Authority has a depot available for use in the provision of the services (see procurement documents). Further information on the delivery points and the depot is provided in the procurement documents. The Contracting Authority will provide the majority of vehicles for the provision of the services (see procurement documents).

TUPE is likely to apply to this procurement.

Tenderers may be asked to tender against a number of options for service delivery in order to explore the solution that best meets the Council’s needs.

The Authority may include the treatment of food or mixed organic waste through this contract but does not commit to do so. During the procurement the Contracting Authority will explore through dialogue, without limitation, the treatment of food waste, communication, education and outreach, commercial waste services (sales and marketing), graffiti and fly posting removal and Vale Street Re-use and Recycling Centre.

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to abandon this procurement process at any stage and/or not to award any contract. Economic operators are entirely responsible for their costs and losses incurred or arising as a result of any participation in this procurement process.

The estimate value of [294 000 000] GBP for the entire possible contract period of 14 years is the top end of the range value i.e. [196 000 000] GBP to [294 000 000] GBP estimated by the contracting authority. In arriving at the estimated range of value the Contracting Authority has considered without limitation current value of the services, inflation, impact of growth and potential key service change to be explored as part of the competitive dialogue.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court of Justice of England and Wales
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: