This framework covers a broad range of furniture for educational establishments including but not limited to: AV/IT integrated and secure furniture, classroom and office desks, laboratory furniture, lecture theatre and auditorium seating, residential furniture, beds and mattresses, executive dining furniture and library furniture.
Furniture is available via 7 specifically designed lots to help users to choose the most appropriate options and achieve added value.
It was awarded on 18th June 2018 and runs to 4th December 2020 with a possible extension to 4th December 2021.
|Lot 2: IT & AV Integrated and Secure Furniture||2||View Suppliers|
|Lot 3 - Laboratory Furniture||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 4 - Lecture Theatre and Auditoria Seating||2||View Suppliers|
|Lot 5: Residential Furniture||5||View Suppliers|
|Lot 6: Beds and Mattresses||2||View Suppliers|
|Lot 8 - Executive Dining Furniture||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 9 - Library Furniture||2||View Suppliers|
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.
To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.
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 69 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.
The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|National Furniture User Guide 2020||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|
|National Furniture Framework Terms and Conditions||Yes||Download|
|National Furniture ITT Document||This document details all questions put to suppliers in the invitation to tender||Download|
|National Furniture ITT Workbook Lot 2||This document details all questions put to suppliers in the invitation to tender||Download|
|National Furniture Added Value Rebates and Discounts||Download|
|Lot 3 National Furniture Framework Tender Pricing||The attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 3.||Download|
|Lot 5 National Furniture Framework Tender Pricing||The attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 5.||Download|
|National Furniture Lot 4 Desktop Calculator||For desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier for Lot 4||Download|
|National Furniture Lot 5 Desktop Calculator||For desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier for Lot 5.||Download|