Decision details

Acceptance of Tender and Award of Contract - Garden Waste Composting Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Community Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report of the Interim Director for Highways and Streetscene sought approval to participate in the five year city region contract commencing November 2019 for the disposal and composting of domestic garden waste. The fundamental purpose of the contract is to provide an efficient, cost effective and reliable Garden Waste Composting Service throughout the contract term, with a key objective of producing a compost end product capable of resale or beneficial reuse. The contract will be for a period of 5 years commencing on 1 November, 2019 with the option to extend for up to a further 2 periods of 12 months (at the Council’s sole discretion).


Resolved – That,


(1)  the Wirral element of the tender for the Garden Waste Composting Service for the Liverpool City Region, submitted by SED Services Ltd to Sefton Council on 15 March 2019, be accepted; and


(2)  the award of the Wirral element of the contract to SED Services Ltd, with a value of £588,000 over the initial 5 year contract term, be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

The tender from SED services Ltd represents the most economically advantageous tender received, is fully compliant and is within allocated budgetary provision.

Publication date: 06/09/2019

Date of decision: 06/09/2019

Effective from: 14/09/2019

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