CPC have a selection of furniture frameworks available to members with a wide range of items and services available throughout. We have however, made this new framework in partnership with Dukefield Procurement, to create a more bespoke offering to our members in the schools and academies sector.

This framework covers a broad range of furniture for schools and academies including but not limited to: classroom furniture and school education furniture, laboratory furniture, staging and performance areas, general administrative, storage and conference furniture, school sensory furniture and equipment, specialist room furniture, school dining hall/canteen furniture and school library furniture.

This framework has a total of 13 school furniture outfitters and suppliers. It is split into seven distinct categories that relate to a member’s requirements:

 

Lot 1: Free standing classroom and education furniture suitable for ages 3 – Adult. This includes but is not limited to, items such as square, rectangular and round classroom tables, classroom desks, classroom chairs, exam desks, storage cupboards, school lockers and IT Benches and seating.

Lot 2: General administrative, storage and conference room furniture This includes but is not limited to, items such as office seating, office desks, conference desks, meeting room tables, boardroom furniture, banquet chairs, storage units, filing cabinets, desk partition screens and reception area furniture.

Lot 3: School dining room furniture suitable for ages 3 – Adult. This includes but is not limited to, school canteen furniture; such as stackable canteen dining tables and chairs, folding canteen dining tables and folding chairs.

Lot 4: Library area furniture This includes but is not limited to, items such as office seating, all items of school library furniture including bookshelves, book trolleys, floor screens and reception area furniture.

Lot 5: SEN and Early Years furniture This includes but is not limited to, items such as school sensory furniture, school sensory equipment soft furnishings including; Kinderboxes, mobile bookcases, cube seats and quilted square matting.

Lot 6: Specialist rooms furniture. This includes but is not limited to, items such as worktops, under-bench and wall cupboards, free standing benches, IT workstations. laboratory furniture including lab benches and stools.

Lot 7: Staging and performance areas in a variety of colours and finishes. This includes but is not limited to, items such as high single frames, access ramps, stage partition screening, stage curtains, valance panels and stage trolleys.

All the above items are available in a variety of colours and sizes.

Key Facts

Start date
22nd March 2021
End date
24th March 2024
Optional extension
24th March 2025

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Framework focused on supporting school and academy members with their furniture requirements
  2. CPC Contract Manager assistance & support
  3. Framework specific user guide
  4. Collaborative agreement – consolidation of spend
  5. A multi supplier framework agreement will ensure that suppliers remain competitive through the life of the framework agreement
  6. Compliant with UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  7. Time saving, members can use this school furniture framework rather than completing a full tender process
  8. Engaged and experienced school outfitters
  9. Extensive variety of school furniture items available

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: Classroom and Education Furniture – Free Standing 5 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Apteriors Limited 2021/2479
Banner 2021/2480
MPS Furniture Limited 2021/2484
Showcase Interiors ltd 2021/2478
Willowbrook Education Ltd 2021/2488
Lot 2: General Administrative, Storage and Conference Furniture 5 View Suppliers
Lot 3: School Dining Room Furniture 5 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Apteriors Limited 2021/2479
Banner 2021/2480
Harrow Business Services Ltd t/a BrookhouseUK 2021/2477
MPS Furniture Limited 2021/2484
Showcase Interiors ltd 2021/2478
Lot 4: Library Area Furniture 5 View Suppliers
Lot 5: Special Educational Needs and Early Years Furniture and Accessories 5 View Suppliers
Lot 6: Specialist Rooms 3 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Apteriors Limited 2021/2479
Harrow Business Services Ltd t/a BrookhouseUK 2021/2477
Project:ff&e Limited 2021/2485
Lot 7: Staging and Performance Areas 4 View 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.

Tenet logo

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.

Go to Tenet Services

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

Sign in to your user account to get a quote.

Don't have a user account? If your institution is already a member, you can create your own user account.

Sign up for free and use this framework

You can buy through our frameworks if your institution is a CPC member. It’s free to join if you are from a school, academy, multi-academy trust, college, university or you offer educational services.

CPC is owned by the education sector and our 70 frameworks are designed to save you money whilst being safe, easy to use and compliant. Your CPC membership also provides:

  • One-to-one procurement support
  • Fully funded CPD accredited procurement courses
  • The opportunity to get funding from our charity CPL Group

CPC has over 8000 members, search to see if your institution is already a member. If your institution is not in the list, click the Join CPC today button.

Search to see if your institution is already a member

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 ChecklistIt is recommended that members utilise this checklist when undertaking a mini-competition process to maximise the likelihood of obtaining a satisfactory quantity and quality of bid responses from suppliers YesDownload

Related News

New CPC School and Academies Furniture and Associated Services framework is launched

CPC are pleased to announce the launch of the new Furniture and Associated Services framework for schools and academies. The framework provides a full-service furniture solution including planning, design, installation, fitting, and aftersales support.

Read More

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium with Dukefield Procurement.

Dukefield Procurement Contact Details

?>