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Facilities Services

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Tender Reference
EFM3141 NW

Please note not all suppliers have provided the relevant award documents, therefore suppliers highlighted in Red on pages 23, 24 and 25 of the user guide, should not be contacted at this point.

 This framework is an amalgamation of two previous frameworks (Portable appliance testing and Fixed wire testing).

 The Facilities Services Framework has been divided into the following regional/operational/Another lots.  

  • Lot 1 Gas Equipment Maintenance & Repair Services Domestic and Non Domestic Equipment up to 500 kw rated Input (North West) 
  • Lot 2 Gas Equipment Maintenance & Repair Services Non Domestic Equipment greater than 500kw rated input (North West)
  • Lot 3 Portable Appliance Testing – (England and Wales)
  • Lot 4 Portable Appliance Testing – (Scotland)
  • Lot 5 Portable Appliance Testing – (Northern Ireland)
  • Lot 6 Fixed Wire Testing (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)
  • Lot 7 Fixed Wire Testing (Scotland)
    • Collaborative agreement – consolidation of spend 
    • A multi–Supplier Framework Agreement will ensure that Suppliers remain competitive through the life of the Framework Agreement
    • Time saving, members can use the framework rather than completing a full tender process
    • Experienced Suppliers
    • Wider range of suppliers
    • Dedicated first aid lot
    • Simplified lay out
    • Customer portal availability
How to Use

This Framework Agreement allows you to buy through:

•        Direct Award

•        Desktop Exercise

•        Mini-Competition

Further information can be found within the User Guide

You should choose the option most appropriate to your purchase taking into consideration; your Organisational Procurement Guidance and Financial Regulations, the product/service you wish to purchase and the specific requirements of your organisation.

Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool makes it easy to perform and manage a further competition exercise on this Framework. It's free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on purchases that fall below £214,904.00

Get a Quote

If your purchase exceeds £214,904.00, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about the CPC Sourcing Cloud.

Direct Award

Direct award is best suited to procurements such as (but not limited to):

  • Low value / low complexity requirements
  • Where goods or services are exclusive to one supplier / provider
  • Continuity or additions to existing goods or services
  • Urgent / one-off requirements

Make a Direct Award

Framework Lots
Associated Documentation
  • Framework User Guide Essential
    This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.
Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this Framework is NWUPC.

James Riley

Senior Procurement Officer

[email protected]

0161 974 0945