This framework is for both office and residential furniture for educational organisations. It has been awarded over 3 lots to best suit user requirements and to ensure added value is achieved when using the framework.

Lots 1 and 2 for Office Furniture (Mainland UK and Islands, and Northern Ireland) includes, but is not limited to: the supply, design, consultancy, installation and delivery of desking, tables, task seating, general seating, storage, screens and accessories.

Lot 3 – Residential Furniture includes, but is not limited to: the supply, installation, design and consultancy of beds, frames and mattresses, bedroom storage, study furniture, kitchen and bathroom storage, soft seating, plus kitchen and dining furniture.

It was awarded on 1st May 2019 and runs to 30th April 2021 with a possible extension to 30th April 2022.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  2. Time saving & easy to use
  3. CPC Contract Manager assistance & support
  4. Framework specific user guide
  5. Free UK shipping, no minimum order
  6. Preferential pricing and offers
  7. Provision of free of charge test instruments
  8. Provision of loan instruments
  9. Discounted service and maintenance options
  10. Instrument training and lessons
  11. Musical instrument setting up service
  12. Dedicated Northern Ireland lots
  13. Mainland UK and island coverage
  14. Broad range of suppliers

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 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.

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.

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.

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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
Lot 1 Pricing ScheduleThe attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 1. Download
Lot 2 Pricing ScheduleThe attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 2. Download
Lot 3 Pricing ScheduleThe attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 3. Download
Framework Call Off ConditionsHaving selected your chosen supplier, orders can be placed via the Call-Off Contract Terms and Conditions. Your preferred supplier will populate the Call-Off Contract terms and conditions with the full details of your requirement and then present you with completed Call-Off contract terms and conditions for signature. YesDownload
Appendix 1Supplier Full Contact Details Download
Appendix 2ITT Document Lot 1 Download
Appendix 3ITT Document Lot 2 Download
Appendix 4ITT Document Lot 3 Download
Appendix 5Tender Questions and Evaluation Criteria Lot 1 Download
Appendix 6Tender Questions and Evaluation Criteria Lots 2 & 3 Download
Appendix 7Framework Agreement NWUPC & Supplier Download
Appendix 8Contract Notice Download
Appendix 9Model Contract for the Purchase of Goods for Institutions Lots 1,2 and 3 Download
Appendix 10Model Contract for the Purchase of Goods and Services for Institutions Lots 1, 2 and 3 Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is NWUPC.

Myles Woodman

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