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School and Academies Furniture and Associated Services

This framework provides the supply of furniture for schools and academies, with access to a range of classroom outfitters and laboratory furniture suppliers.

Starting Date
22/03/2021
Ending Date
24/03/2024
Extended End Date
24/03/2025
Description

CPC have a selection of furniture frameworks available to members with a wide range of items and services available throughout. We have however, made this new framework in partnership with Dukefield Procurement, to create a more bespoke offering to our members in the schools and academies sector.

This framework covers a broad range of furniture for schools and academies including but not limited to: classroom furniture and school education furniture, laboratory furniture, staging and performance areas, general administrative, storage and conference furniture, school sensory furniture and equipment, specialist room furniture, school dining hall/canteen furniture and school library furniture.

This framework has a total of 13 school furniture outfitters and suppliers. It is split into seven distinct categories that relate to a member’s requirements:

 

Lot 1: Free standing classroom and education furniture suitable for ages 3 – Adult. This includes but is not limited to, items such as square, rectangular and round classroom tables, classroom desks, classroom chairs, exam desks, storage cupboards, school lockers and IT Benches and seating.

Lot 2: General administrative, storage and conference room furniture This includes but is not limited to, items such as office seating, office desks, conference desks, meeting room tables, boardroom furniture, banquet chairs, storage units, filing cabinets, desk partition screens and reception area furniture.

Lot 3: School dining room furniture suitable for ages 3 – Adult. This includes but is not limited to, school canteen furniture; such as stackable canteen dining tables and chairs, folding canteen dining tables and folding chairs.

Lot 4: Library area furniture This includes but is not limited to, items such as office seating, all items of school library furniture including bookshelves, book trolleys, floor screens and reception area furniture.

Lot 5: SEN and Early Years furniture This includes but is not limited to, items such as school sensory furniture, school sensory equipment soft furnishings including; Kinderboxes, mobile bookcases, cube seats and quilted square matting.

Lot 6: Specialist rooms furniture. This includes but is not limited to, items such as worktops, under-bench and wall cupboards, free standing benches, IT workstations. laboratory furniture including lab benches and stools.

Lot 7: Staging and performance areas in a variety of colours and finishes. This includes but is not limited to, items such as high single frames, access ramps, stage partition screening, stage curtains, valance panels and stage trolleys.

All the above items are available in a variety of colours and sizes.

Benefits
  1. Framework focused on supporting school and academy members with their furniture requirements
  2. CPC Contract Manager assistance & support
  3. Framework specific user guide
  4. Collaborative agreement – consolidation of spend
  5. A multi supplier framework agreement will ensure that suppliers remain competitive through the life of the framework agreement
  6. Compliant with UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  7. Time saving, members can use this school furniture framework rather than completing a full tender process
  8. Engaged and experienced school outfitters
  9. Extensive variety of school furniture items available
How to Use

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.

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.

Framework Lots
Associated Documentation
  • 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.
  • Mini Competition Checklist Essential
    It is recommended that members utilise this checklist when undertaking a mini-competition process to maximise the likelihood of obtaining a satisfactory quantity and quality of bid responses from suppliers
  • Framework Call Off Terms & Conditions Essential
    Having selected your chosen supplier, orders can be placed via the Call-Off Contract Terms and Conditions. Your preferred supplier will populate the Call-Off Contract terms and conditions with the full details of your requirement and then present you with completed Call-Off contract terms and conditions for signature.
  • Framework Contract Notice
  • Framework Award Notice
Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium with Dukefield Procurement.

Jane Edwards

Category Manager

[email protected]

0161 8231860