The purpose of this framework agreement is to deliver an efficient and compliant route to market for participating public bodies, by minimising the resource and providing value for money.
The agreement includes, but is not limited to, the scope as follows: Cable, Cable Management, Distribution and Switchgear; Heating, Ventilation and Washroom; Lamps, Lighting Control Gear, Luminaires, Security and Fire; Sustainable Energy Solutions, Test Equipment and Wiring Accessories.
Suppliers were able to offer, though it was not a mandatory requirement that the Supplier provide all, or any, of the following associated services:
It was awarded on 1st February 2018 and runs to 31st January 2022.
|City Electrical Factors Limited||2018/1868|
|Eyre & Elliston Ltd||2018/1866|
|Lancashire Electrical Distributors Ltd||2018/1869|
|Rexel UK Ltd||2018/1872|
|Smith Bros (Caer Conan) Wholesale Ltd||2018/1870|
|TN Robinson Ltd||2018/1865|
|YESSS Electrical Ltd||2018/1871|
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.
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.
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 £189,330.
"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 £189,330, 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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The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|User Guide||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.||Yes||Download|
|Regional Service by Supplier||Download|
|Desktop Calculator||For desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier||Download|
|ITT||This document details all questions put to suppliers in the invitation to tender||Download|
|Basket of Goods||Download|
|Call Off Terms & Conditions||Download|