The CPC’s Office Furniture framework agreement covers the supply, delivery and installation of all types of furniture for offices. The furniture suppliers in the framework can provide:

  • Desking (office desks, workstations, bench, height adjustable and reception desks)
  • Tables (general, flip top and coffee tables)
  • Seating (office chairs, specialised ergonomic, general, conference/visitor and stackable seats)
  • Storage (tambour units, bookcases, storage units and cupboards, filing cabinets and pedestals)
  • Screens (desktop office screens, dividers and partitions)

In addition to the above, suppliers may also be able to supply the following types of furniture:

  • Bar, bistro and restaurant furniture
  • Teaching furniture
  • Exam desks
  • Breakout furniture
  • Bespoke furniture

It was awarded on 1st January 2015 and runs to 31st July 2019.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. More advantageous pricing based on economies of scale from aggregated spend.
  2. The suppliers listed on the framework have been assessed against strict selection criteria and have the capacity to meet institution needs.
  3. Reduced administrative time and effort required and associated cost savings.
  4. You can call off from the agreement as and when required rather than needing to undertake a full tender process.
  5. The framework allows for the flexibility to determine specific requirements at the call off stage.
  6. Framework agreements support longer term business planning as they span a period of typically four years and allow some stability from market fluctuations.

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Broadstock Office Furniture Limited 2015/1386 Nationwide
EFG European Furniture Group Ltd 2015/1387 Nationwide
Gresham Office Furniture Limited 2015/1389 Nationwide
The Senator Group 2015/1390 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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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 £181,302.

"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 £181,302, 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.

Use This Framework

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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.

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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).

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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 Template DocumentThe attached “Invitation to Mini Competition” template document should assist you with running your further competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the framework. YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is NWUPC.

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