Published date: 29 October 2019

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: 27 November 2019

Contract summary


  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

29 October 2019

Closing date

27 November 2019

Contract start date

20 January 2020

Contract end date

19 January 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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A single strategic supplier to assist in the design, supply, delivery, implementation and ongoing support / maintenance of the council's telecoms and data network ( wide area network) as well as the replacement of the existing wide area infrastructure. The scope includes the provision of SIP for VOIP and may during the course of the contract also include wider telephony requirements. Contract is for 5 years with the option of a 1+1 extension at the end of year 5.

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The contract is for 5 years starting on 20th January 2020 with the option of a 1+1 extension at the end of year 5.

About the buyer


Marriss House
3rd Floor South Wing Hamilton Street
CH41 5AL


+44 1516062000