Decision details

Authority to Modify current contract (56071) under the Household Waste Site Recycling Framework (DN370317) under Regulation 72 (1) (B) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 by 6 months at a value of approximately £2.7m.

Reference: D56748

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Brief Description

-  The existing contractual arrangements for key waste streams collected at the Council’s Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRCs) are expiring and need replacing.

-  In order to fulfil the requirements of CPRs, transparent governance and set up the DPS to accommodate changes put forward by DEFRA. An interim period is required so that the council has outlets for major waste streams collected by the service at 8 HWRCs

-  Officers are developing a DPS would offer the Council increased flexibility compared to a traditional framework and the Council has an increased need to be agile as changes in the waste industry are having direct impacts on waste management collection services.

-  The spend will be approximately 2.7m.


Impact On Wards


Financial and procurement implications

Authority to procure contracts and decisions pending within waste management, budget already exists for waste streams and procurement routes will be communicated through DDN scheme. Procurement team guidance.

Partnership working




The Chief Officer for Environmental Services has noted the content of this report and approved an extension of the current contracts (1st October 2023 to 31st March 2024) relating to:


Lot 1 Residual Waste – Associated Waste Management Ltd

Lot 2 Timber – Timberpak Ltd

Lot 3 Inert Waste – Associated Waste Management Ltd

Lot 4 Plasterboard – Associated Waste Management Ltd


Utilising Regulation 72 (1) (B) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 on the grounds set out at paragraph 16 of this report

The estimated value for the 6 months extension to the contracts totals £2,1m.


Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Rosie Harvey, Contract Officer Environmental Services 0113 3786352 Email:

Publication date: 06/09/2023

Date of decision: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

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