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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - Meg Booth

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the Authority’s contract for the collection and processing of food waste collected by the District Councils of North Devon & Torridge (CP1693-19).

Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisation for the provision of the above service.

Willand Biogas LLP,
Cleave Farm, Templeton, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8BP.
Company Registration Number and legal form: OC400775- Limited liability Partnership

The service will commence on 14th October 2019 and expires on 31st March 2027 with option to extend the contract by periods totaling a maximum of 4 further years.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

An Open Procedure tendering exercise has been undertaken in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The Authority received two valid tenders in response to its invitation to tender for the processing of food waste collected by the District Councils of North Devon & Torridge.

Both tender submissions were evaluated in accordance with the procedures set out in the invitation to tender which identified Willand Biogas LLP as the preferred bidder.
Recommendation to award the contract to Willand Biogas LLP was approved by the Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development & and waste on 1st August 2019.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

Not applicable

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Saeed Mirehsan - Senior procurement officer (waste) Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
19 August 2019

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: