Published date: 18 November 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 20 December 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services - 90000000

  • Refuse and waste related services - 90500000

  • Refuse disposal and treatment - 90510000

    • Refuse collection services - 90511000

    • Household-refuse collection services - 90511200

    • Paper collecting services - 90511400

    • Refuse transport services - 90512000

    • Non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services - 90513000

    • Household-refuse disposal services - 90513100

    • Refuse incineration services - 90513300

    • Treatment and disposal of foul liquids - 90513500

    • Refuse recycling services - 90514000

    • Radioactive-, toxic-, medical- and hazardous waste services - 90520000

    • Radioactive waste treatment services - 90521000

    • Collection of radioactive waste - 90521100

    • Radioactive waste storage services - 90521200

    • Disposal of radioactive waste - 90521300

    • Transport of radioactive waste - 90521400

    • Transportation of low level nuclear waste - 90521410

    • Packaging of low level nuclear waste - 90521510

    • Toxic waste disposal services except radioactive waste and contaminated soil - 90523000

    • Medical waste services - 90524000

    • Clinical-waste collection services - 90524100

    • Clinical-waste disposal services - 90524200

    • Collection, transport and disposal of hospital waste - 90524400

    • Operation of a refuse site - 90530000

    • Landfill management services - 90531000

    • Waste-tip management services - 90533000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£1 to £2,000,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

18 November 2021

Closing date

20 December 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

4 January 2022

Contract end date

17 November 2031

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



NHS London Procurement Partnership is establishing a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to provide a compliant procurement route for Waste Management Services to the NHS and other public sector organisations.

This will encompass Collection, transport, treatment, recycling, processing and disposal as appropriate, of healthcare and general waste including domestic, recyclable, clinical, hazardous, offensive, pharmaceutical, toxic, radioactive and biological waste streams.

The DPS will be split into lots to include specific waste streams, integrated waste management and bespoke treatment options. See documentation for full details,

NHS LPP may add further specialist lots later in the lifetime of the DPS. This will be determined by the needs of our membership and the development of the market. It is not possible at this stage to precisely define all possibilities however.

The DPS will cover all regions in England and the wider UK - see documentation for details.

NHS LPP is using the Health Family Atamis e-tendering portal to conduct the procurement process ("the e-Tendering Portal").

The e-Tendering Portal can be accessed via the link: . All communications (including submission of Tenders) should be carried out via the e-Tendering Portal.

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted full direct access, free of charge via the e-Tendering Portal.

About the buyer

Contact name

Remmy Kamya


200 Great Dover Street


07548 152 812