The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead require a contractor to provide waste and recycling collections and associated services. The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) is a unitary authority responsible for all areas of local government. Located in the heart of the Thames Valley, less than 30 miles to the west of central London, RBWM enjoys a predominantly rural setting, with 83% of the borough falling within the Metropolitan Green Belt.
We have over 140,000 residents living in 64,000 properties. The main urban areas are Maidenhead, Windsor and Ascot, with a number of small villages and many rural properties. Tourism is crucial to the local economy, with over seven million people visiting the Borough each year. Windsor is home to two of the UK’s top visitor attractions, Legoland and Windsor Castle. Ascot racecourse also brings many visitors to the area, especially for Royal Ascot. Windsor is the location for Royal events, including weddings, state visits and guard changes and the collections need to work around this high profile events, attracting visitors from around the world, to ensure the streets are clear of rubbish.
We provide a weekly waste and recycling collection service and resident satisfaction rates with the services provided are very high. This contract will provide collections for waste, recycling, food and garden waste for the next 8 years, with a possible 8 year extension.