The purpose of this Framework Agreement is to deliver an efficient and compliant route to market for CPC members, by minimising the resource and providing value for money. Suppliers on this Framework Agreement can provide, as a minimum: The Framework Agreement for Paper - Printing and Specialist includes, but is not limited to, the following scope; coated and uncoated papers, recycled and virgin papers, cut sheet and reel papers, a variety of paper sizes including SR, A4 and A3 and a variety of FSC and PEFC certified papers. This list is not exhaustive. These products will be utilised in the following areas; commercial printing units and office environments. This Framework is not intended to fulfil desktop paper requirements, as this is covered by the Office Supplies Agreement. However, specialist papers are expected to be purchased in smaller quantities rather than pallets.

It was awarded on 1st January 2018 and runs to 31st December 2019 with a possible extension to 31st December 2020.

Key Benefits of this Deal

  • Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  • Choice of Provider
  • Time Saving & Easy to Use
  • CPC Contract Manager Assistance & Support
  • Deal Specific User Guide
  • Average savings of 18.67% (as at November 2018) Download Savings Summary

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Antalis Ltd 2018/1840 Nationwide
Clyde Paper and Print 2018/1845 Nationwide
Elliott Baxter & Company Ltd 2018/1842 Nationwide
Paper 4 Print Ltd 2018/1839 Nationwide
Premier Paper Group Ltd 2018/1841 Nationwide
Springfield Business Papers 2018/1844 Nationwide
WL Coller Ltd 2018/1843 Nationwide

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.

Tenet logo

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.

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 deals for purchases that fall below £181,302.

"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 £181,302, 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 Deal

To use this deal and get a quote you need to sign in.

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 64 deals 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.

Enter your institution name to check you're not already registered with CPC

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
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
Appendix 1ITT Document Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this deal is NWUPC.

Majid Khan

  • Name: Majid Khan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0949
  • Email: m.khan@thecpc.ac.uk
  • Chat with our helpdesk: Live Chat