Supply of Media Storage Services to Historic England

Supply of Media Storage Services to Historic England

To store Historic England tape storage boxes.

Contract summary


  • Media storage and reader devices – 30233000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Published date

07 January 2019

Closing date

17 January 2019

Contract start date

01 February 2019

Contract end date

01 February 2020

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




Historic England is looking for a supplier to provide the following services:

1) Storage

To store Historic England (HE) tape storage boxes
To provide access to the Historic England boxes at the storage location on the next working day (following notification by Historic England)

2) Collection and Delivery

One delivery and collection per working day (excludes weekends and public holidays). This will normally be for a single box to and from HE, Swindon (see above timetable), but may occasionally include an ad-hoc recall or return.

Ad hoc recall or return of a box to be delivered as part of the standard delivery/collection on the next working day

Emergency recall and delivery of a box back to HE Swindon within 3 hours

PLEASE NOTE – Contract Commencement Date:

1st February 2019
Contract Duration: 1 year
Contract Extension Periods available: 12 months, plus 12 months, plus 12 months

Very occasional delivery of boxes to a nominated disaster recovery site (currently Reading) within 4 hours of a request

Delivery vehicles should be secure enough to ensure boxes cannot be tampered with, lost or stolen whilst in transit

3) Storage Location

To be environmentally controlled
To have secure building access controls
To have secure storage for all HE boxes


About the buyer

Contact name

Richard Wright


The Engine House
Firefly Avenue
United Kingdom


020 7973 3410



Other information


Additional information on how to apply for this contract

Suppliers interested in this opportunity should register at in orderto express interest and download documentation.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


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.