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November 2008

Secured PFI funding up to £225m over the life of the contract

May 2009

Procurement process formally begins. Waste operators invited to complete a detailed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which assessed potential bidders' legal and financial positions as well as their technical capacity

August 2009

Following evaluation of the Pre-Qualifi cation Questionnaires, seven companies are invited to submit 'Outline Solutions'.

January 2010

Following many months of discussions and negotiations between the bidders and the SLWP Procurement Team, four companies are invited to submit 'Detailed Solution'

September 2010

remaining bidders invited to submit 'Final Tenders'

March 2011

Viridor selected as ‘Preferred Bidder’

March 2012

Viridor carry out comprehensive consultation with local people to help them develop their planning application

July 2012

Viridor submit their planning application to Sutton Council

September 2012

Sutton Council’s Planning Authority run statutory consultation with stakeholders and local people on Viridor’s proposals

Early 2013

(date tbc) Sutton Council’s Development Control Committee due to make a decision on Viridor’s proposals