Issue details

Purchase of 2 by 7.5 tonnes road sweepers for TDC Cleansing - total cost £300,000.00

Notice of the approval to purchase 2 large (7.5 tonne) mechanical sweeping vehicles. This is a planned purchase that sits within the 2024 vehicle replacement programme. The vehicles are to be diesel.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or Making one-off Savings anticipated to be £250,000 or more*;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/12/2023

Decision due: 15 Feb 2024 by Overview & Scrutiny Panel

Decision due: 29 Feb 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Steve Albon, Cabinet Member for Cleansing and Coastal Services

Lead director: Mike Humber

Contact: Matthew Elmer, Head of Cleansing Services Email:

What the decision will mean: Thanet’s streets will be kept clear of litter and detritus. TDC owns no sweepers at this moment in time.


Agenda items


  • OSP report  
  • Cabinet report