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WSCC - LC - Better Connected Broadband.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

West Sussex County Council
County Hall, West Street
For the attention of: Laura Curme
PO19 1RG Chichester
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.A: Object of the contract (Works)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
WSCC - LC - Better Connected Broadband.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works
Main site or location of works: West Sussex.
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works
The West Sussex Better Connected project was set up in response to central government's desire to see improved broadband coverage across the whole of the UK. It has been delivering better, faster broadband across West Sussex since 2012 under the national BDUK project, the project delivery arm of the DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport). It is essentially a ‘gap funded model’, allowing public funding to be used in postcodes where commercial suppliers have declared they do not intend to serve.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64200000, 51300000, 32420000, 32412000, 32424000, 32412100, 32570000, 45232332, 72411000, 72410000, 72400000, 32500000, 45314000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

To find out more about this project, Please register you interest on our e-sourcing portal In-Tend. The Council is requesting that Interested party's complete a question air which can be found in the clarifications in the project. We are Holding an Open Day on the 5th of October between 10:00 - 15:00 at County Hall North (Parkside) Horsham. Further details can be found on In-tend.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: