Published date: 05 July 2019

Closing date: 08 August 2019

Contract summary


  • Wide area network - 32430000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£5,000,000 to £25,000,000

Published date

05 July 2019

Closing date

08 August 2019

Contract start date

01 September 2019

Contract end date

31 August 2039

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Wolverhampton City Council is to receive an award from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's Local full Fibre Network Programme. The project is for the provision of quality, reliable high-speed connectivity between Public buildings and assets across the City. The council is seeking to future proof its network connectivity requirements for the next 20 years through the installation of gigabit capable network services. This procurement is to procure the long-term right of use of flexible and future proofed gigabit connectivity across its entire estate.

There is a potential for the public organisations named below to utilise this contract in the future, however the only contract award guaranteed is Wolverhampton City Council core sites, tenderer`s must use their own judgement to enable them to make an informed decision with regard to identifying risk within this contract. Wolverhampton City Council at its sole discretion may or may not contract with the winning tenderer for the optional sites. Wolverhampton City Council will not be liable for any costs associated with regard to bidding or planning for any further work related the named parties below.

Wolverhampton Homes

City of Wolverhampton College

Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust

Academies: Aldersley High School (Aldersley Academies Trust), Coppice Performing Arts, Heath Park (Central Learning Partnership Trust), Moreton School, Moseley Park (Central Learning Partnership Trust), Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy, St Edmunds Catholic, St Peters, Smestow, Wednesfield High, Wolverhampton Girls High, Berrybrook Primary, Corpus Christi Catholic Primary, Dunstall Hall Primary, D'Eyncourt Primary, Elston Hall Primary, Field View Primary, Goldthorn Park Primary, Grove Primary, Holy Rosary Catholic Primary, Oxley Primary (renamed Bushbury Lane Academy), Parkfield Primary, Palmers Cross Primary, Perry Hall Primary, St Albans Church of England Primary, St Bartholomews CE Primary, St Jude's CE Primary, St Mary and John Catholic Primary, St Mary's Catholic Primary, St Michael's Catholic Primary, St Stephen's Church of England Primary, St Theresa's Catholic Primary, St Thomas' Church of England Primary, St Peter and Paul Catholic Primary, Trinity Church of England Primary, Villers Primary, Woden Primary (Central Learning Partnership Trust), Woodthorne Primary, Woodfield Infant, Woodfield Junior, Broadmeadow Nursery, Westcroft, New Park (renamed Northern House)

Black Country Urban Traffic Control

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation trust

West Midlands Regional Adoption Agency

West Midlands Pensions Fund

Wolverhampton Adult Education Services

Wolverhampton Credit Union

West Midlands Combined Authority

Value Range: between 5,000,000 and 28,000,000 GBP

About the buyer

Contact name

John Thompson


Civic Centre
St Peters Square


+44 1902554503


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 08 August 2019