Supply of Schools PCs (Request for Quote)

Supply of Schools PCs (Request for Quote)

Halton Borough Council would like to invite quotes for 9 x PCs for a school.

Halton Borough Council
Supply of Schools PCs
Halton Borough Council would like to invite quotes for 9 x PCs for a school, the PCs must be AT LEAST the following spec:
Intel Micro ATX DH61WW LGA 1155 DDR3
1333MHz Intel HD VGA 1K LAN1.8M UK Power Cable 5AMP Fuse

PC71937 MicroATX Gloss Black Stone Chrome
USFF FSP300W 80+ Bronze

1155/1156 Fan CPU Cooler

Intel Pentium Dual Core G640 2.80GHz 3MB
Cache 32NM 65W VT CPU

Kingston 4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Non ECC CL11
DIMM F/Height PC3-12800

Hanns G HL190APB 18.5-Inch Black LED VGA
Speakers VESA Tilt TFT

Samsung Optical Slim DVDRW Sata Drive
Microsoft Wired Desktop 400 for Business
keyboard mouse bundle – 5MH-00002


Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Replicated

Samsung 320Gb 7200 RPM 16Mb Sata II 3Gbps
Hard Drive


    1. Halton Borough Council may abandon the Advanced Request for Quotation (ARFQ) at any time, is not bound to accept any quotation and will not be liable under any circumstances whatsoever for the costs suppliers incur in preparing the quotation.


    1. All questions relating to this quotation must be submitted via The Chest’s Question and Answer facility. Please refer to previously asked questions before asking a question as duplicate questions will not be answered.Both questions and answers will either be made public on The Chest or
      responded to directly to the originator depending on the content.


    1. Halton Borough Council will provide all bidders with their final ranked position only after the evaluation process is complete upon request via The Chests Question and Answer facility.


    1. Decisions are usually made 2 weeks following the closing date of the ARFQ.


    1. Acceptance of offers

You should note that: –

a.     The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any, quotation

b.    The Council reserves the right to accept the whole or defined lots of the quotation without accepting the remainder.

c.     Acceptance of a quotation/award of contract will be by written communication from the Council.

6.     The Council reserves the right the purchase goods/services outside of this contract
from other providers/suppliers.

7.     This Contract is not an exclusive provider/supplier contract

8.     Access to information
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Council may be required to
disclose either information about your bid or the quotation itself, including your price or range of prices once a contract is awarded and information that you may  regard as commercially sensitive.  Requests for non-disclosure must accompany your tender and include clear and substantive justification together with a time limit when any confidential information could be disclosed.

9.     Transparency of spend
If you are awarded this contract, any individual payments made to you over £500 will be published in our transparency data on the Councils web page

    1. The Councils standard terms and conditions relating to orders and payment are available on the chest and acceptance of them is a requirement for trading with the Council. Additionally there may be further terms and conditions relating to the purchase of individual goods and services contained in the draft Contract enclosed as part of the RFQ. Suppliers are advised to fully consider these before submitting a quotation.

It is your responsibility to ensure that the completed submission is uploaded successfully on The Chest by the deadline specified below:

Deadline for submission is: Friday 7th June 2013 at 11:00am

Deadline for Questions: Wednesday 5th June 2013 at 2:00pm

Bidders must ensure that all documentation is received on time. Please bear in mind fluctuations in connectivity or the uploading of larger documents can mean that the process takes longer than anticipated.  Any questionnaires submitted or submitted incomplete by the stated deadline time and date will be discarded.  It is the responsibility of the bidder to meet the deadline.

Mr Matthew Moxon
Email Address:
Kingsway House
United Kingdom
Key Dates
31/05/2013 15:27
07/06/2013 11:00
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