Published date: 15 November 2018

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: 17 December 2018

Contract summary


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

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

15 November 2018

Closing date

17 December 2018

Contract start date

18 February 2019

Contract end date

17 February 2022

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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Wirral Council is seeking responses for:
• A single strategic supplier to assist in the selection, supply, delivery, implementation and ongoing support / maintenance of the councils ICT demands within the core infrastructure.
• The requirement is for a partner who can assist in the development of a strategic roadmap in line with the council's core strategy.
• The single strategic partner will work with the council on the agreed roadmap for the next 3 - 5 years; in managing the supply of all software licenses and hardware including new and existing maintenance renewals.
• The partner must demonstrate added value to the council in the form of skilled pre-sales resource and direct cost savings on existing contracts / supply of new technologies (hardware and software)
• The estimated value of the renewals during the lifetime of this contract period is £8-10 million.
• This will exclude the management and technical support of the council's network and telephony infrastructure which is covered under separate contracts.
This is a 3 year contract with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years

About the buyer

Contact name

Corporate Procurement


Wallasey Town Hall, Brighton Street, Wallasey
Brighton Street
CH44 8ED
United Kingdom