The purpose of the PPE and Clothing framework is to give EU cover and to allow CPC and participating Consortia members to purchase at substantial and demonstrable discounts, relative to the marketplace throughout the terms of the framework agreement.

The agreement is for Supply of Personal Protection, First Aid Kits, Equipment and Accessories, Corporate Wear and Uniforms, School Uniforms & PE Kits, Security Uniforms, Hair and Beauty Uniforms, Sports Clothing, Food Industry Clothing, Medical and Laboratory Clothing and a One Stop Shop, split over ten lots. The Suppliers on the One Stop Shop have been successful in all 9 lots.

It was awarded on 10th May 2016 and runs to 9th May 2020.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  • Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  • Choice of Provider
  • Time Saving & Easy to Use
  • CPC Contract Manager Assistance & Support
  • Framework Specific User Guide
  • Average savings of 12.70% (as at June 2016) Download Savings Summary

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
1 - Lot 1: PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
LA Safety Supplies Ltd 2016/1576 Nationwide
Toppers Wales Ltd 2016/1586 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
Wray Bros Ltd 2016/1588 Nationwide
2 - Lot 2: First Aid Kits, Equipment and Accessories 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Aero Healthcare 2016/1589 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
Reliance Medical Ltd 2016/1583 Nationwide
Toppers Wales Ltd 2016/1586 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
Wray Bros Ltd 2016/1588 Nationwide
3 - Lot 3: Corporate Wear and Uniforms 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
L A Clothing Solutions Ltd 2016/1577 Nationwide
Protective Wear Supplies Ltd 2016/1584 Nationwide
Toppers Wales Ltd 2016/1586 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
4 - Lot 4: School Uniforms & PE Kits 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Eurosafe Limited 2016/1581 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
L A Clothing Solutions Ltd 2016/1577 Nationwide
Speed One Sports Ltd 2016/1585 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
5 - Lot 5: Security Uniforms 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Eurosafe Limited 2016/1581 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
MWUK Ltd (operating as Alexandra) 2016/1574 Nationwide
Niton Equipment Ltd 2016/1573 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
6 - Lot 6: Hair and Beauty Uniforms 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
L A Clothing Solutions Ltd 2016/1577 Nationwide
Sir Jacob Behren & Sons (Formerly La Beeby) 2016/1578 Nationwide
Toppers Wales Ltd 2016/1586 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
7 - Lot 7: Sports Clothing 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Hardedge Limited 2016/1580 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
L A Clothing Solutions Ltd 2016/1577 Nationwide
Toppers Wales Ltd 2016/1586 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
8 - Lot 8: Food Industry Clothing 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
LA Safety Supplies Ltd 2016/1576 Nationwide
Lyreco UK Limited 2016/1575 Nationwide
Toppers Wales Ltd 2016/1586 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
9 - Lot 9: Medical and Laboratory Clothing 7 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Arco Ltd 2016/1582 Nationwide
Eurosafe Limited 2016/1581 Nationwide
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
L A Clothing Solutions Ltd 2016/1577 Nationwide
MWUK Ltd (operating as Alexandra) 2016/1574 Nationwide
Toppers Wales Ltd 2016/1586 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide
10 - Lot 10: One Stop Shop 2 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Ioma Clothing 2016/1579 Nationwide
Trinity Workwear Ltd 2016/1587 Nationwide

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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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on the framework.

"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 more complex procurements, we also have the CPC Sourcing Cloud which offers enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.

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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

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

  • Name: Ria Logan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0955
  • Email: r.logan@thecpc.ac.uk
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