Public Sector Network Tender Alert


22963-2013: UK-Guildford: Special-purpose motor vehicles

Guildford Borough Council ("the Council") collects waste and recyclable materials from approximately 55,350 domestic properties and a number of schools, charities and commercial properties.
In order to implement a revised methodology for the collection of waste and recyclates, including the introduction of a garden waste service, the Council needs to supplement its fleet of vehicles with 18 (plus or minus 1) refuse collection vehicles as described below.
The Council intends to collect garden waste from approx 18,000 households which will be provided with 240 litre wheeled bins. From 9.9.2013 all domestic properties will be provided with an alternate weekly collection for residual domestic refuse and co-mingled recycling. Residents will be provided with 140-240 litre bins. Food waste will be collected weekly.
The Council will require:
13 no. (plus or minus 1) RCV 6 x 2 Rear Wheel Steer, Twin Pack Body 70/30 plus triple hydraulic split bin lifts ( 26 tonnes) and
5 no. RCV 4 x 2 Narrow Track Twin Pack Body 70/30 plus triple hydraulic split bin lifts min 5 tonnes capacity and maximum GVW of 18 tonnes.
All vehicle supplied must be capable of sustained operation for a minimum of 7 years operating 5 or 6 days per week with an assumed mileage of 25,000 miles per annum per vehicle. No vehicle must be higher than 3.70 metres at the highest point with tyres properly inflated.
A full specification is set out in the tender documents.

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Guildford Borough Council
Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford
For the attention of: Chris Wheeler
GU2 4BB Guildford
Telephone: +44 1483445030
Fax: +44 1483445069
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Guildford Borough Council
MIllmead House, Millmead
Contact point(s): James Whiteman - Head of Operational Services
For the attention of: James Whiteman
GU2 4BB Guildford

Contract value: As set out in ll.1.5 and the description of each Lot.Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 3 000 000 and 3 350 000 GBP

Published: 23 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 1 Feb 2013