About TOR2

TOR2 is a groundbreaking joint partnership between Torbay Council and Kier Group, which is responsible for delivering a wide range of essential front-line services to the residents of Torbay.

The services provided by TOR2 include waste and recycling collections; the maintenance of highways, grounds, parks, car parks, buildings and the council’s vehicle fleet; street and beach cleansing; and out of hours call centre support.

The joint venture company was formed in April 2010 and took over responsibility for services in July 2010. The partners have agreed a 10-year contract.

The delivery of a wide range of services through a single private partner in joint venture with a local authority is a truly innovative solution designed to drive service improvements and value for residents – doing more for less.

TOR2 Departments

Waste and Recycling

We carry out the collection of waste and recycling in Torbay, we provide this service on behalf of Torbay Council. Other services offered by the waste and recycling team include the HWRC, bulky collection service and much more.

Parks and Open Spaces

TOR2 has a team of experienced gardeners who tend to a variety of flowerbeds over Torbay. Throughout the year, from designing to maintenance, they take care of different parks and open spaces in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

Beaches and Promenades

TOR2 use both litter pickers and a tractor with a mechanical rake towed behind to keep the beaches free from seaweed and litter. These services are carried out during the summer months in the early morning ready for when the crowds arrive. We provide this service on behalf of Torbay Council.

Highway Maintenance

The highway maintenance team covers a wide selections of works including kerbing, drainage and winter maintenance, as well as much more. TOR2 also provide a line marking service and gully emptying, on behalf of Torbay Council.

Street Cleansing

The TOR2 street cleansing team are out in Torbay 7 days a week, 365 days a year keeping the streets clean. Services the street team take care of include; gum and graffiti removal, fly-tipping, litter picking, street sweeping, and much more. The services are provided on behalf of Torbay Council.

Garage and MOT

Our garage services and maintains all of TOR2’s fleet of vehicles, ranging from the recoiling lorries to the vans. As well as this we also offer an MOT service at our Aspen Way depot covering classes 4, 5 and 7 which also includes large motorhomes.


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