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Provision of an Online Construction Library Service

Tender from Hampshire County Council in Basingstoke and Deane, East Hampshire, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Hart, Havant, Isle of Wight, New Forest, Outside of Hampshire, Portsmouth, Rushmoor, Southampton, Test Valley, Winchester areas.

Hampshire County Council invites applications from suitably qualified organisations who wish to be considered for selection to tender for the provision of an Online Construction Library Service.

The Contract will commence on 31/05/2014 although the Council will need to pilot a live version of the successful Contractor's proposed approach on 15/05/2014. The Contract will initially be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further two years subject to satisfactory performance.

The County service is seeking an easy way of accessing electronic documents relating to construction and Trading Standards technical publications across a broad range from organisations such as BSI, BRE, RIBA, Highways Agency, Department for Transport, CIRIA, Architects Journal, NBS, DCLG and many others.

Typically, the County Council accesses approximately 2,500 different titles from around 200 different organisations over the space of a year. Any system, software or web portal will need to allow simultaneous access to data at any one time by 5 different people.

Occasionally, the successful Contractor will need to provide expert advice and support to relevant Authorised Officers relating to service and information available as well as support on using the Contractor's proposed approach for providing the service.

Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website ,

and complete and submit the Tender Documents together with any supporting information requested by 14.00 hrs on 23rd April 2014.

How to obtain the Tender Documents
The Tender Documents can be accessed when logged into In-Tend by selecting 'View Details' on the relevant tender advert and clicking the 'Express Interest' tab.

Further Guidance
In addition, guidance on how to participate in a tender – download & upload documents / returns and if required, register your company (free of charge), can be found on the In-tend site under the 'Help' or 'Information for Suppliers' buttons.



    Jamie Butt