Published date: 13 May 2024

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 31 May 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Internet services - 72400000

Location of contract

PO19 6PE

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

13 May 2024

Closing date

31 May 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

1 July 2024

Contract end date

30 June 2031

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The University of Chichester's student accommodation is situated on its two Campuses, and at the off-campus locations of Stocksbridge and Fishbourne. These comprise of around 1200 rooms in purpose built blocks of various sizes. The accommodation is provided with internet access, hard-wired to rooms and communal areas, and with WiFi throughout. Some existing equipment is nearing ""end of life" and requires a refresh.

A full list of existing equipment is given in the Tender Document (Appendices 4 & 5).

Two key requirements for the provision are service continuity from 1 July 2024 and the potential to novate part or all of the contract a some point in the future to an accommodation partner.

Further detail is provided in the Tender Document.

There is no need to notify the University with your 'Expression of Interest' as all tender documents, Questions and Answers are open to all bidders. But please do send your completed submission to the University by the closing date (31/05/24 @ 12:00 GMT mid day), to

Please note, we do not accept submissions via file transfer sites. accepts emails and attachments of up to 35MB and it is acceptable to submit in more than one email.

More information



  • Bidding documents
  • All details for contacting the University and for submission are contained within the document tender document available at this URL. The document and any subsequent questions and answers will be published at this URL.

About the buyer


Bishop Otter Campus,College Lane
PO19 6PE


01243 816110