This framework covers a range of workshop supplies including but not limited to hand tools, power tools, fasteners, fixings, adhesives, ironmongery to our member Institutions for the use of academic workshops and estates departments and / or any relevant course run by our member institutions.

It was awarded on 1st September 2014 and runs to 31st August 2018.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  • Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  • Choice of Provider
  • Time Saving & Easy to Use
  • CPC Contract Manager Assistance & Support
  • Framework Specific User Guide
  • Average savings of 47.89% (as at March 2015) Download Savings Summary

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
B&Q PLC 2014/1370 Nationwide
Joseph Gleave & Son 2014/1365 Nationwide
Ridgeons Ltd 2014/1366 Regional
Screwfix Direct Ltd 2014/1367 Nationwide
The Hand & Power Tool Centre Ltd 2014/1368 Nationwide
Tilgear 2014/1369 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 framework 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 the framework. For more complex procurements, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available to offer enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.

You will need to sign in to use the CPC Qoute tool

Don't have a User Account?

To create a free user account your institution need to be a CPC member.

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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
Buyers Guide Tools Fasteners Fixings Dec 2014This 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

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

  • Name: Ria Logan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0955
  • Email: r.logan@thecpc.ac.uk
  • Chat: Live Chat