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:

  • Lighting Scheme Design and Installation
  • Energy Saving Surveys
  • Removal, disposal and recycling services
  • Managed Services including but not limited to Managed Stores.

It was awarded on 1st February 2018 and runs to 31st January 2021 with a possible extension to 31st January 2022.

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

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
City Electrical Factors Limited 2018/1868 Nationwide
Edmundson Electrical 2018/1867 Nationwide
Eyre & Elliston Ltd 2018/1866 Nationwide
Lancashire Electrical Distributors Ltd 2018/1869 Nationwide
Rexel UK Ltd 2018/1872 Nationwide
Smith Bros (Caer Conan) Wholesale Ltd 2018/1870 Nationwide
TN Robinson Ltd 2018/1865 Regional
YESSS Electrical Ltd 2018/1871 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.

Use This Framework

To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.

Create a User Account

To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.

When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 61 frameworks and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.

The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).

To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.

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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 NWUPC.

  • Name: Lisa O'Shea
  • Tel: 0161 974 0947
  • Email: l.m.oshea@thecpc.ac.uk
  • Chat with our helpdesk: Live Chat