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FOI 5266

Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleansing contracts

Request

The Landscape Group provides grounds maintenance and street cleansing services to local authorities. We are creating a database of future tendering opportunities and we therefore request the following information (by email please):



1. If the Council has let one or more contracts for grounds maintenance services under the EU Procurement Directives, we request, for each contract, (a) the name of the successful contractor, (b) the value at which the contract was let and (c) the term of the contract, including any option to extend.



2. If the Council has let one or more contracts for street cleansing services under the EU Procurement Directives, we request, for each contract, (a) the name of the successful contractor, (b) the value at which the contract was let and (c) the term of the contract, including any option to extend.



3. If the Council has procured grounds maintenance or street cleansing services within a wider multi-service contract under the EU Procurement Directives, then please provide details of (a) the service provider (b) which services are included in the contract and (c) the approximate value of the grounds maintenance and street cleansing packages.



4. If the Council delivers grounds maintenance or street cleansing services through an in-house workforce, and prefers to deliver best value through this route, then please inform us of this, and the approximate value of the grounds maintenance and street cleansing packages.



The above information is requested in order for us to focus our resources appropriately and to prepare good value tenders for the public sector.



Response

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding Brentwood Borough Councils grounds maintenance and street cleansing contracts, I have replied to each of your points as below:

1. If the Council has let one or more contracts for grounds maintenance services under the EU Procurement Directives, we request, for each contract, (a) the name of the successful contractor, (b) the value at which the contract was let and (c) the term of the contract, including any option to extend.

Our Grounds and Street Cleansing operations are both carried out in-house and therefore this question is n/a

2. If the Council has let one or more contracts for street cleansing services under the EU Procurement Directives, we request, for each contract, (a) the name of the successful contractor, (b) the value at which the contract was let and (c) the term of the contract, including any option to extend
N/A (as above)

3. If the Council has procured grounds maintenance or street cleansing services within a wider multi-service contract under the EU Procurement Directives, then please provide details of (a) the service provider (b) which services are included in the contract and (c) the approximate value of the grounds maintenance and street cleansing packages.

N/A (as above)

4. If the Council delivers grounds maintenance or street cleansing services through an in-house workforce, and prefers to deliver best value through this route, then please inform us of this, and the approximate value of the grounds maintenance and street cleansing packages.
The Council delivers Ground Maintenance and Street Cleansing Services in-house – The approximate value (budget) is as follows:
Street Care = 674k
Grounds Maintenance = 587k
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