Broadband Delivery UK State Aid Support Services

Broadband Delivery UK State Aid Support Services

The supply of State Aid legal advice services in respect of pilot schemes and main procurement to be undertaken by Lincolnshire County Counci. 

Reference number: PL11/127

Deadline date: 26/03/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value: £50,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Lincolnshire,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Procurement Lincolnshire


Description of the contract

The supply of State Aid legal advice services in respect of pilot schemes and main procurement to be undertaken by Lincolnshire County Council in delivering its local Broadband Plan which was approved by Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), the arm of government responsible for funds for rural broadband, in January 2012. The role of the supplier will be to advise Legal Services Lincolnshire at each stage of the process, identify any weaknesses that needs to be addressed, ensure that the Council’s notices is approved in a timely fashion, and that it is robust against any challenge.




Classification of the contract

79140000 Legal advisory and information services

79100000 Legal services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 21

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 16/04/2012 – 31/10/2012


Who to contact

Contact name Jena Arnold

Address c/o Lincolnshire County Council, Newland, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 1BA

Telephone 01522553073

Extension number:



Web address


How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: E365J9UDKQ. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 26/03/2012 17:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email