This framework encompasses all areas in musical instruments, associated supplies and services. It gives access to a specialist supplier of: brass, woodwind and string instruments including guitars, percussion instruments including drums, plus keyboards and pianos. Lessons and instrument tuning are also available.

Normans Musical Instruments are the sole supplier on this framework and have provided instruments to the Education Sector for over 60 years. Normans are knowledgeable and experienced and will be there to meet the needs of your institution and provide advice where needed.

See Normans’ complete range of musical instruments and supporting services.

Key Facts

Start date
9th December 2019
End date
8th December 2022
Optional extension
8th December 2023

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Compliant with Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  2. Time saving & easy to use
  3. CPC Contract Manager assistance & support
  4. Framework specific user guide
  5. Free UK shipping, no minimum order
  6. Preferential pricing and offers
  7. Provision of free of charge test instruments
  8. Provision of loan instruments
  9. Discounted service and maintenance options
  10. Instrument training and lessons
  11. Musical instrument setting up service

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No.
Normans (Burton Upon Trent) Ltd - t/a Normans Musical Instruments 2019/2258

How can I use this Framework

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

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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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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
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

Contract Manager

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

Dukefield Procurement Contact Details

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