Published date: 18 June 2018

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Contract summary


  • Installation of computer cabling - 45314320

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

18 June 2018

Approach to market date

27 July 2018

Contract start date

17 December 2018

Contract end date

20 December 2021

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



HMRC requires a suitable supplier(s) who can demonstrate their ability to provide a flexible cabling service which best meets the specification of requirements. The supplier should be able to provide a structured cabling system which incorporates the following elements:
- Fault Call Out Service - an engineer on site to replace/repair data outlets (in and out of normal business hours fixing typically 1 to 2 ports).
- Next Day Response Service.
- Installation Service - to install data ports based on a price banding of 1-10 ports, 11-20 ports and 21-50 ports.
- Site Surveys for large scale installations.
- Modem / Router Analysis - Broadband and Modem Routers in offices are to be visited in HMRC locations, for analysis of problem and break/fix.
- Provide, when requested Wifi Radio Frequency Surveys and installation of Wifi access points and supporting cabling infrastructure.
- Routine annual maintenance & audits of an agreed portfolio of sites, to include cable testing and recommendation.

The actual spend of 3 000 000 GBP will be demand led and could result in a lower spend. Provision of Electrical Power / earth bonding are specifically excluded from the scope as these are managed by others. Network designs, configuration and installation of Network hardware is excluded.

HMRC use an HMRC version of SAP Ariba Sourcing. Suppliers using HMRCs Ariba for the first time, will need to register at:

You may need to cut and paste the web address directly into your web browser. Please ensure that you complete all field as part of the registration process. At registration you will receive a system generated email. Once you have obtained 'your account ID (AN) number, please email and with the following information: The contract title shown in Section II.1.1). Your organisation's HMRC SAP Ariba account ID: AN. Online questionnaires must be fully completed no later than 12:00 on 6.7.2018. All communications shall be in English.

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GO Reference: GO-2018613-PRO-12607369.

More information

Spend profile

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Financial year Budget
2019/2020 £1,000,000

About the buyer

Contact name

Kirstie Colder


Plaza 1, Ironmasters Way


0300 0558910