1st Sep 2014

We are delighted to inform you that the above EU compliant re-tendered framework agreement has now been awarded.

The new framework covers a range of workshop supplies including but not limited to hand tools, power tools, fasteners, fixings, adhesives, ironmongery which surely will be of interest to our members particularly, the academic workshops and estates departments.

The suppliers that have been awarded are as follows:

  1. ERIKS Industrial Services Ltd
  2. B&Q Plc (trading as TradePoint)
  3. Joseph Gleave & Son Ltd
  4. The Hand & Power Tool Centre Ltd
  5. Tilgear
  6. Ridgeons Ltd
  7. Screwfix Direct Ltd

The framework start date is 1st September 2014 and it will run for a period of 3 years until 31st August 2017 with a possible 1 year extension to 31st August 2018.

All the supplier details are now live at and

The Framework user guide and further information will be available in due course.

Please contact Ranjana Kapur at should you have any queries or require more details.