Published date: 13 December 2019

This notice was replaced on 9 January 2020

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Opportunity (published 9 January 2020, last edited 9 January 2020)

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.

Contract summary


  • Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment - 32000000

  • Construction work for pipelines, communication and power lines - 45231000

  • Ancillary works for pipelines and cables - 45232000

    • Installation of telecommunications equipment - 45314000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

13 December 2019

Closing date

31 January 2020

Contract start date

19 March 2020

Contract end date

31 March 2021

Contract type


Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Plymouth City Council as the Lead Authority on behalf of the 'Partners' ( as named in the procurement documentation) is looking to award a Contract for the provision of a Plymouth and South West Devon Local Full Fibre Network. The scope of the requirement is as follows:

Infrastructure work to install gigabit-capable fibre connections to public sector sites across Plymouth and the surrounding areas as identified in the technical specification

The Council would like draw to attention of Suppliers that it has conditionally secured initial funding of £3 Million from DCMS for this programme.

Suppliers interested in this opportunity should visit to access the procurement documentation and submit a tender. The deadline for tender submissions is 12 Noon on the date detailed above

About the buyer

Contact name

Holly Golden


Ballard House
West Hoe Road


+44 1752307967