This framework will provide members with a range of Residential Textile furniture lots and a simple framework layout allowing them to easily find the desired and most appropriate solution for their need. Members accessing this framework agreement will look to procure a range of goods, services, and works including (but not limited to): -


·        Bedding and Bathroom Textiles

·        Kitchen Starter Packs

·        Regional Window Covering Supply


Lot 1: Bedding and Bathroom Textiles and Associated Student Accommodation Products

This lot will provide a compliant route for bedding and bathroom textiles for use predominantly in student residential accommodation & conferencing settings. Suppliers will be required, on a national basis, to supply, the following in a variety of fabrics and sizes: Bedding Textiles not limited to bedlinen & bedding packs; duvets, pillows, mattress and bedding protectors, blankets. Bathroom Textiles including towels, face cloths, bathmats, and shower curtains; along with other associated accommodation products.  This list is not exhaustive. 


This lot also covers the supply of products with customisable/bespoke prints on a non-mandatory basis.


Lot 2: Kitchen Starter Packs and Associated Kitchenware

This lot will provide a compliant route for kitchen starter packs and associated kitchenware for use predominantly in student residential accommodation & conferencing settings.  Suppliers will be required, on a national basis, to supply, the following items both in packs & individually: cooking aids including but not limited to pans, boards, sheets, glassware, stoneware, ceramicware, knives, utensils. and storage.  Diningware including but not limited to cutlery, crockery, glass, and plastic tableware.

Kitchen linen. This list is not exhaustive. 


Lots 3-5 Window Coverings (Regional Coverage)

This lot will provide a compliant route for supply only and supply & installation of a range of curtains and blinds including but not limited to manual and electric roller, venetian, & vertical blinds in a range of fabrics and materials; black out, dim out, lined & non-lined curtains in a range of fabrics; and window films. Products will be provided in both occupied and unoccupied areas of a member institution’s estate including but not limited to student, residential and commercial accommodation, teaching areas including lecture theatres, bathrooms, offices, storerooms, reception areas, corridors, and stairways.  Installations may be required in buildings of historical interest or listings. 

Key Facts

Start date
1st March 2022
End date
13th February 2026

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Collaborative agreement – consolidation of spend
  2. A multi Supplier Framework Agreement will ensure that Suppliers remain competitive through the life of the Framework Agreement
  3. Members have an OJEU compliant route to the market
  4. Time saving, members can use the framework rather than completing a full tender process
  5. Simplified framework layout
  6. National coverage
  7. Wide variety of furniture available

How can I use this Framework

Full details can be found in the user guide and a Mini Competition Document is available along with the option to undertake a full further competition.

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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.

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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
Desktop CalculatorMembers may utilise the desktop calculator where the award criteria weighting provided for a Direct Award through the Framework differ from the preferred weighting. YesDownload

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Contract Manager

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