Computer Re-Use Contract

Computer Re-Use Contract

The contractor appointed will be responsible for managing the administration of the computer re-use scheme.

Contract summary


  • Repair, maintenance and associated services related to personal computers, office equipment, telecommunications and audio-visual equipment – 50300000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract

£1 Р£400k

Published date

08 November 2019

Closing date

22 November 2019

Contract start date

02 December 2019

Contract end date

01 December 2023

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




The Council is embarking on a technical refresh of staff computing and envisages that during the first year of the contract in excess of three thousand five hundred (3500) laptops and in excess of seven hundred and fifty (750) desktop PCs will be replaced and the legacy equipment disposed of via the contract proposed. It is estimated that the majority of laptops will be Dell Latitude E7440 and E7450 and the majority of desktop PCs will be HP Compaq 6005 Pro. The Council has an established, independent and self-sustaining scheme for Computer Re-use, distributing the Council’s redundant IT equipment to individuals in Bristol where it will have most positive social impact. The Contractor appointed will be responsible for managing the administration of the Computer Re-use Scheme, correspondence with applicants and all general enquiries and should establish systems and processes which are appropriately robust. Other IT related equipment for secure disposal may also include; Peripherals, Printers – laser and inkjet, Uninterruptible power supplies, Scanners, External modems, hard drives, readers, Handheld devices – PDA, SPV, Notebooks, CRT monitors, Flat screen monitors, Rack mount and free standing Server base units, Wiring cabinets – variety of sizes, Doors for wiring cabinets, Redundant cabling including plastic coated copper and plastic coated fibre optic, Line termination units, Power supplies, Data sticks, Hubs, Switches, Routers, Other network equipment, Digital cameras, Fax machines, Mobile phones, Desk phones, VOIP handsets, Backup tapes. The Council is looking to operate this contract at zero cost to itself. The Contractor will bear all costs for the services outlined within the specification and tender documents. In return the Contractor may retain all income from recycling and re-use.


About the buyer


Bristol City Council
City Hall, College Green



Other information




Due to a technical error on the procurement portal the project code for this opportunity has been altered from DN444146 to DN446333. DN444146 has been closed and DN446333 replaces it, no other changes have been made. Documents can be viewed and submissions uploaded to the new project code DN446333.


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.