Secured PFI funding up to £225m over the life of the contract
May 2009Procurement 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 2009Following evaluation of the Pre-Qualifi cation Questionnaires, seven companies are invited to submit 'Outline Solutions'.
January 2010Following many months of discussions and negotiations between the bidders and the SLWP
Procurement Team, four companies are invited to submit 'Detailed Solution'
September 2010remaining bidders invited to submit 'Final Tenders'
Viridor selected as ‘Preferred Bidder’
Viridor carry out comprehensive consultation with local people to help them develop their planning application
Viridor submit their planning application to Sutton Council
Sutton Council’s Planning Authority run statutory consultation with stakeholders and local people on Viridor’s proposals
(date tbc) Sutton Council’s Development Control Committee due to make a decision on Viridor’s proposals