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Grounds Maintenance Spend

Requested on
Fri 4th April, 2014
Reference
FOI 4196
Resolution
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Question

1. How much did your organisation spend on grounds maintenance & landscaping services in 2013?
a. If 2013 calendar year is unavailable, please state for most recent 12-month period where data is available
b. Where spend is part of a broader multi-service contract, please provide an estimate of spend on grounds maintenance & landscaping services only
2. How much of this spend was directed to outsourced service providers?
3. Where spend is outsourced, and for all contracts where spend is larger than £20k:
a. Who currently provides your grounds maintenance & landscaping services?
b. What other services (besides grounds maintenance and landscaping, if any) are included in the contract?
c. What is the total annual value of the contract (for all services provided)?
d. When did the contract start?
e. When does this contract end?
f. Who provided you with these services prior to the start of this current contract?

Answer

1.     How much did your organisation spend on grounds maintenance & landscaping services in 2013?  The latest full year cost we have for the service was for 2012/13 and the cost was £1.9 million.
2.     How much of this spend was directed to outsourced service providers?  None of this service was out-sourced. There were contracts in place for the provision of seeds, hanging baskets, weed spraying and tree work
3.     Where spend is outsourced, and for all contracts where spend is larger than £20k:
a.     Who currently provides your grounds maintenance & landscaping services?  In 2012/13 the service was an in-house service
b.    What other services (besides grounds maintenance and landscaping, if any) are included in the contract?  N/A 
c.     What is the total annual value of the contract (for all services provided)?  N/A
d.    When did the contract start? N/A
e.     When does this contract end?  N/A 
f.     Who provided you with these services prior to the start of this current contract?  N/A

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