Issue details

Procurement of 11 new Refuse Collection Freighters

The 2020/21 capital programme includes provision for the replacement of a substantial proportion of the council’s refuse vehicle fleet.  In accordance with the constitution, this report seeks approval of a key decision to commit £2.2m of the budget allocation for the purchase of 11No. 26 tonne freighters.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure not in budget and exceeds virement rules;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/06/2020

Decision due: 18 Jun 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Steve Albon, Shadow Cabinet Member for Environmental Services & Special Projects

Lead director: Gavin Waite

Contact: Mike Humber, Director of Operational Services Tel: 01843 577083 Email:

What the decision will mean: Updating of the RCV fleet that have reached their economical life span


Agenda items


  • Cabinet report