This agreement includes but is not limited to the following scope; DSLR Cameras, Compact System Cameras, Medium Format Cameras, Action Cameras, Camcorders, Lenses, Lighting, Specialist Printers, Tripods and Gimbals, Drones, Memory Cards, Film, Filters, Photographic Paper, Negatives, Tripod Bags and Camera Bags.

For ease of use there is a direct award desk top calculator with instructions contained within the buyer's guide.

Due to a delay in the tendering process, this agreement has been extended past its expiration date. A VEAT notice has been published. Please be aware DL Kirkpatrick are not named on the VEAT notice and cannot be engaged via the framework in this extension period.

Key Facts

Start date
1st January 2020
End date
29th February 2024
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The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.

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Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Ease of use
  2. Option of Direct Award and Further Competition available
  3. Members consolidated spend (economies of scale) provides savings
  4. Agreement covers both equipment and consumables
  5. Free Delivery
  6. No minimum order value
  7. Suppliers are able to provide advice on specifications and use
  8. Agreement is contract managed centrally with KPIs in place

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No.
Creative Video Productions LTD 2020/2259
Proactive UK Ltd 2020/2262
The Flash Centre Limited 2020/2260
Wex Photo Video 2020/2263

How can I use this Framework

Full details can be found in the user guide, for ease of use a desktop calculator is available along with the option to undertake a further competition.CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements.

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If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.

Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £214,904.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For purchases that exceed £214,904, 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 CPC Sourcing Cloud.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis 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. YesDownload
Desktop CalculatorFor a desktop exercise to indentify a preferred supplier using the direct award route to market. Download
Call Off TermsThis document includes the suggested Terms and Conditions for call-off. Institutions may modify the call-off terms provided that the modification does not alter the overall nature of the contract or framework agreement. Download
Mini Competition ChecklistIt 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 YesDownload
Pre-tender supplier engagement letterThe aim of this template letter is to let suppliers know further in advance of potential requirements and allow for market engagement to encourage a greater number of suppliers returns for your requirement. Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is NWUPC.

Jane Edwards

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