Issue details

OD/16/20 Planned Maintenance - High Level Gutter Cleaning

Why it is being made listing reasons for the decision

An open procurement process using Suffolk e-sourcing was completed for the services of a contractor to provide High Level Gutter Cleaning to 3/4 storey blocks of flats across the Borough. Eight tenders were returned and evaluated.


The contract is for 3 years and the successful contractors (Gutter Free Ltd) bid was £92,043. The overall tender was evaluated on selection criteria of 60% price and 40% quality.


Alternative options considered and why rejected

The successful contractor provided the most advantageous tender and was able to demonstrate they had the technical experience to provide the necessary works.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/08/2016

Decision due: 8 Aug 2016 by Officer Decision

Consultation process

In line with Contract Standing Orders, the Chief Operating Officer has consulted the Leader in making this decision.