Published date: 6 September 2019

Last edited date: 6 September 2019

This notice was replaced on 1 November 2019

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

Awarded contract (published 1 November 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.

Contract summary


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

  • Networking, Internet and intranet software package - 48200000

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

    • Wide area network services - 72720000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

6 September 2019

Closing date

13 September 2019

Contract start date

1 December 2019

Contract end date

1 May 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council require a single supplier to implement a Wide Area Network (WAN), Internet Breakout Connectivity, Microsoft Express Route and supporting services across 83 locations in Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole.

The supplier will be required to provide all software, hardware, connectivity, configuration and support to meet the Council's requirements for the provision of the WAN. The Council requires all 83 connections to be installed by the end of April 2021. It is essential that the supplier delivers a flexible service, with emphasis on scalability to meet the future IT requirements and service provision of BCP Council.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Wide Area Network, Internet Connectivity and Microsoft Express Route for BCP Council

  • Opportunity
  • Published 4 September 2019, last edited 4 September 2019

Additional text

Suppliers interested in this contract opportunity can access the full procurement documentation by visiting Bournemouth Borough Council's electronic Tendering system

Suppliers should search for the contract opportunity through Supplying the South West. There are further details of the contract opportunity on the advert published on and instructions on how suppliers can access the procurement documentation for completion.

Responses to the contract opportunity must be submitted electronically through before the deadline shown on the system.

If you are unable to access the advert for the opportunity through please contact the Council using the contact details provided.
A notice was sent to the European Journal regarding this opportunity on 16 July 2019.

About the buyer


Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Town Hall