UK-Lincoln: Refuse and waste related services.

UK-Lincoln: Refuse and waste related services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1522886696, Email:
Contact: Daniel Golds
Main Address:

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Waste Management Services
Reference number: 313

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
90500000 - Refuse and waste related services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: This is a Contract Award Notice for waste management services at the University of Lincoln for its Brayford, Riseholme and Holbeach campuses. The services include a fully managed and cost-effective waste collection and treatment service, which consists of general waste and recycling, along with other non-hazardous and hazardous waste streams. The successful supplier will actively assist the University in increasing sustainability, which shall include reducing overall waste production and increasing recycling rates.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 360,000


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
90500000 - Refuse and waste related services.
90000000 - Sewage-, refuse-, cleaning-, and environmental services.
90510000 - Refuse disposal and treatment.
90511000 - Refuse collection services.
90513000 - Non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services.
90514000 - Refuse recycling services.
90520000 - Radioactive-, toxic-, medical- and hazardous waste services.
90523000 - Toxic waste disposal services except radioactive waste and contaminated soil.

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKF3 - Lincolnshire

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The University has awarded a contract for waste management services, which shall primarily include general waste and recycling collection and disposal/treatment, but will also involve other non-hazardous and hazardous streams. Collections shall either be on a regular or ad-hoc basis. The successful tenderer shall be required to actively assist the University in increasing sustainability.

The contract will run for a period of 3 years commencing 01/09/2021. There will be an option for the University to extend the contract by up to two years (taking the maximum contract period to a total of 5 years).

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:There is an option for the University to extend the contract by up to two years.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information: Contract value includes the 36 month initial term only

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2021/S 000-004498

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 313
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Waste Management Services

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2021

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 6
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Biffa Waste Services Limited, 00946107
Coronation Road, Cressex, High Wycombe, HP12 3TZ, United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 360,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 360,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considered that this contract was suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers was based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1522886696, Email:

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
The contracting authority incorporated a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period following electronic notification (minimum of 15 calendar days for any other means of communication) to applicants of the award decisions.
This notification provided the information that tenderers were legally entitled to regarding the award decision. The standstill period provided time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract was entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 17/09/2021