Connecting Cheshire Phase 4 Procurement Announced

Our procurement  for the provision of Connecting Cheshire Phase 4 (Digital 2020) has now been launched. The procurement, raised by Cheshire East Council on behalf of the Connecting Cheshire Partnership, “16 189 – Next Generation Access Broadband Infrastructure for Cheshire and Warrington” was posted onto The Chest (The Chest) on Tuesday 6th June 2017 with a link to “Contracts Finder” (A CCS system [part of cabinet office]) and was also sent to OJEU to be posted on TED (Tenders Electronic Daily). The procurement aims to provide coverage to a set of nominated premises (both businesses and residential) across the region where there is currently no provision of broadband with speeds greater than 30 Mbps, described as Not Spot areas.

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Expected milestone dates are :-

4th July 2017  – Closing date for Expressions of Interest and return of agreement of Code of Conduct

25th August 2017 – Bid Response Deadline

6th October 2017 – Notification of outcome

30th October 2017 – Contract Signature