CT0812 – Stair Cleaning for Council Owned and Mixed Tenure Blocks

Organisation: The City of Edinburgh Council

Date: Oct 2020

Contact: Jamie Smart

The City of Edinburgh Council intends to re procure its Stair Cleaning Service.

The service provides regular cleaning of common stairs in Edinburgh and its outlying areas. The aim of the service is to deliver a customer focussed stair cleaning service that provides value for money, customer satisfaction whilst contributing to maintenance standards within local neighbourhoods.

The current service provides:

  • Weekly cleaning to around 2500 blocks in the city which are Council owned or mixed tenure properties.
  • There will be new admissions and removal throughout the period of the contract.
  • The Council manages the whole portfolio of properties whether Council tenants or owners.
  • The specification for all property types will be broadly similar.

Needle sweeps will be required, the service provider must arrange for sharps boxes to be available to their staff and must ensure disposal of such through the guidelines for disposal of sharps boxes, they must ensure their staff are trained to deal with these instances.

Pricing will be for standard specification based no difference will be made in respect of ownership, additional/bespoke pricing will also be sought at tender stage.
Additional services include but are not limited to: emergency or specialised cleans, graffiti removal, chute cleaning, and fire damage cleaning.

Full details of the tender can be found here.