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21032 – Provision of Laundry Services / Recycling & Waste Management  Contracts

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Ref: FOI/21032 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST 

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested further to your freedom of information request. 

Please find below a summary of our findings. 

Request 

Further to my records, Clearway, Baguette Du Maison food contracts and Johnsons Apparel laundry contracts are expired. Can you please confirm whether these contracts are extended or replaced by any other supplier. If so please provide the full information. 

Supplier/Provider of the services  

Reply 

Clearaway Contract 

Clearaway Recycling & Waste Management  The Forge Stourport Road Kidderminster 

Request 

Total Annual Spend – The spend should only relate to each of the service contract listed above.  

Reply 

Spend set at £51k per annum 

Request 

A description of the services provided under this contract please includes information if other services are included under the same contract.  

Reply 

Services for waste collection; disposal and recycling 

Request 

The number of sites the contract covers 

Reply 

38 x Fire Stations across West Midlands and FSHQTEW Perry Bar and Command Dev Centre Smethwick 

Request 

The start date of the contract 

Reply 

01/02/2019 

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The end date of the contract Initial 2yrs award end  

Reply 

Date 30/01/21 (ultimate end date following 4yr extension expires 31/01/2025) 

Request 

The duration of the contract, please include information on any extensions period.  

Reply 

Awarded contract as:2 years with options to extend for 1 period of 4 years = Total six (6) years  

Request 

Johnsons Apparel Contract 

Supplier/Provider of the services 

Reply 

 Johnsons textile services T/A Johnsons Workwear 

Request 

Total Annual Spend – The spend should only relate to each of the service contract listed above.  

Reply 

Spend set at £40.5k per annum 

Request 

A description of the services provided under this contract please includes information if other services are included under the same contract.  

Reply 

Provision of laundry services – required for rental and non-rental items at all sites within West Midlands fire authority – 

Request 

The number of sites the contract covers 

Reply 

38 x Fire Stations across West Midlands and FSHQ, TEW Perry Bar and Command Dev Centre Smethwick 

Request 

The start date of the contract 

Reply 

 17/02/2019 

Request 

The end date of the contract Initial 2yrs award end 

Reply 

Date 16/02/21  (ultimate end date following 1yr extension expires 16/02/2022) 

Request 

The duration of the contract, please include information on any extensions period. 

Reply 

Awarded contract as :2 years with options to extend for 1x period of   

1 year = Total 3yrs   

Request 

Baguette Du Maison food contracts 

Reply 

NB : We are unable to locate any current contract or registered supplier against ‘Baguette Du Maison’ on our records. 

If you have any queries about this Freedom of Information request, please contact us. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.  

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW 

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.  

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