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.

Key Facts

Start date
18th June 2018
End date
4th December 2021

Key Benefits of this Deal

  1. Compliant with Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  2. Time saving & easy to use
  3. CPC Contract Manager assistance & support
  4. Framework specific user guide
  5. Strong market coverage in the supply base allows direct contact with leaders in the various specialist areas, some of which are not available on alternative frameworks
  6. Nationwide coverage
  7. Furniture options for multiple education environments

How can I use this Deal

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 deal, 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 deals 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.

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

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this deal. Some are required for successful use of the deal and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
National Furniture User Guide 2020This 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
National Furniture Framework Terms and Conditions YesDownload
National Furniture ITT DocumentThis document details all questions put to suppliers in the invitation to tender Download
National Furniture ITT Workbook Lot 2This 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 PricingThe attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 3. Download
Lot 5 National Furniture Framework Tender PricingThe attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 5. Download
National Furniture Lot 4 Desktop CalculatorFor desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier for Lot 4 Download
National Furniture Lot 5 Desktop CalculatorFor desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier for Lot 5. Download
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

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this deal is NEUPC.

Myles Woodman

  • Name: Myles Woodman
  • Tel: 0161 974 0945
  • Email: m.woodman@thecpc.ac.uk
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