Public Sector Network Tender Alert


396747-2012: UK-Hartlepool: Refuse and waste related services

Refuse and waste related services. Non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services. Refuse recycling services. Vela is a major North East Housing Group ( and was formed in 2010 as a result of a partnering between social landlords Tristar Homes ( and Housing Hartlepool (, which together has over 17 000 homes and 700 employees.
The majority of our homes are for rent, but also include shared ownership, right to buy, outright sale and sheltered care schemes. Our vision of 'shaping places, creating communities and changing lives' is embedded throughout our corporate culture as we aim to become a leading social housing group in the North East.
This tender exercise will be carried out via our e-tendering system. To register your interest in this notice and obtain the ITT and any additional information please visit our electronic tendering website in-tend
The Vela Group is looking to procure waste management contractor(s) to deliver a successful waste management programme and achieve best practice and cost effectiveness.
The main stream of our industrial waste stems from our building and refurbishment works and as such we require to be given access to a waste transfer station facility in order for us to deposit all the waste products arising from our work in our properties.
It is estimated that will produce some 3 000 tonnes of a mix of inert/landfill type of waste and active/incinerator type of waste per annum plus the waste from our offices including confidential waste, disposal of tyres, fridge freezers and electrical waste computers etc.
Vela would require contractors to carry out all waste removal in the Borough of Stockton on Tees and Hartlepool covering the following services which will include but not be limited to:-
This contract opportunity is broken down into 5 lots comprising of:
Lot 1: General Waste/Refuse Disposal/Recycling,
Lot 2: Office Confidential Waste/Recycling,
Lot 3: Additional Waste/Refuse Disposal/Recycling,
Lot 4: Ad hoc skips,
Lot 5: Access to Waste Transfer Station Facility.
Tenderers should be aware that at the present time Vela Group is operating from locations in both Hartlepool and Stockton On Tees, however there is the potential within the first 18 months of the contract that a central distribution building will become live which will cater for all waste generated by our works division in relation to skips. Therefore the successful contractor will focus on collection and delivery of skips in a more central location.
You must complete the ITT questionnaire and provide all the documents that are requested in the questionnaire. Failure to provide the requested documents will result in your tender failing. Your tender submission should not be qualified in any way.
This contract is a 3 year with the option to extend by 1 x 12 month and 1 x 12 month periods
Closing Date and Time for return of tenders is 12 noon on 1.2.2013.

Ref: VE/TEN/12/378.,


Vela Group
Greenbank, Stranton
For the attention of: John McGee
TS24 7QS Hartlepool
Telephone: +44 1642947156
Fax: +44 1642947550
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Contract value: No contract value provided

Published: 14 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 1 Feb 2013