Decision details

Procurement of electric small mechanical brooms

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air (job-share)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the purchase of eight electric small mechanical brooms directly from the only supplier of the type specified and needed to deliver the new Recycling, Waste Collection and Cleansing Services Contract, due to commence on 1 October 2021


1.         That the Council approves the procurement of the required Electric Small Mechanical Brooms direct from the manufacturer and supplier, GM Sweepers UK Ltd. at a total maximum cost of £657,018. Maintenance of the vehicles is covered within the core contract cost of the new Recycling, Waste Collection and Cleansing Services Contract.

2.         That a waiver to Clause 8.1 – Purchasing Competition Requirements of the Council’s Contract Standing Orders be granted.


Publication date: 22/09/2021

Date of decision: 07/10/2021

Effective from: 16/10/2021

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