Furniture & Associated Services

Buy a range of furniture for use in public sector organisations as well as repair and renovation services.

Description

This framework will help you buy furniture for use in office, residential and education settings as well as secure furniture like security cupboards. You can also use this framework to buy renovation and repair services to keep the furniture maintained.

Perspex screens are also available to buy through lot 1 of this agreement. When buying new equipment for working from home purposes, customers should specify in their requirements that it must meet the furniture and furnishings regulations. For example, fire safety regulations (where relevant).

Other types of furniture available include:

  • break out/conference room furniture
  • beds and bedroom furniture
  • living and dining room furniture
  • gondola library shelving
  • chairs and tables for pupils and teachers
  • bespoke/fitted furniture, for instance for use in a court setting

All UK public sector organisations can use this framework, including the wider public sector, central government and local authorities. The framework has an initial term of 3 years, with the option to extend for a further 1 year. Buyers can choose a direct award or run a further competition across all lots, subject to the direct award spend limits.

Benefits

  • value for money: access fixed pricing for core items including all transportation costs
  • you can also access discounted rates on non-core items
  • supports social value: suppliers have demonstrated their commitment to providing social value objectives
  • suppliers must provide an annual framework social value report
  • you can specify your social value priorities in your call off
  • 80% of the suppliers on this agreement are SMEs which provides you with a wide range of small businesses to work with
  • achieve sustainability outcomes: all packaging is reusable or recyclable and suppliers support the Greening Government Commitment
  • suppliers are increasing recycled content and reusability of products and items
  • suppliers can provide advice and guidance on reusing and recycling your existing items
  • standard delivery times: access lead times of 6 weeks from order to delivery (on lots 1, 3 to 6 and 8) and 8 weeks (on lots 2 and 7)
  • view all core products using supplier catalogues for lots 1 to 4, 6 and 8
  • routes to market: buy through either direct award or further competition
  • select contract schedules according to your needs using the simplified public sector contracts

Carbon Reduction

Some of the suppliers for this agreement have agreed to comply with the Procurement Policy Note 06/21: 'Taking account of Carbon Reduction Plans in the procurement of major government contracts'. If a supplier has published a carbon reduction plan, you can find it on their individual supplier details page.

Products and suppliers

There are 20 suppliers on this agreement

Lot 1: Office Furniture
Includes: office desks and workstations, office seating, office storage, general sundry items, conference room furniture, break out furniture.

Expires:

10 suppliers

Lot 2: Residential Furniture
Includes: beds, bedroom furniture, living room furniture, dining room furniture, residential seating, additional sundry items.

Expires:

3 suppliers

Lot 3: Secure Furniture
Includes: key and document boxes, filing cabinets, security cupboards (and fixtures), office cupboards, computer containers, ammunition storage.

Expires:

1 suppliers

Lot 4: Bespoke/Fitted Furniture
Includes: fitted/bespoke core furniture such as beam seating.

Expires:

2 suppliers

Lot 5: High Density Steel Storage
Includes: steel storage solutions like static and mobile storage, gondola library shelving.

Expires:

4 suppliers

Lot 6: Education Furniture
Includes: chairs and tables (for pupils and teachers), stools, storage, teacher pedestals.

Expires:

5 suppliers

Lot 7: Repair & Renovation Services
Includes: repair and renovation services for a range of furniture products. Key items have been priced at agreement level.

Expires:

3 suppliers

Lot 8: Hubs Furniture
Includes: office furniture that meets the Government Hub Programme including office desks and workstations, office seating, office storage, general sundry items, conference room furniture, break out furniture.

Expires:

10 suppliers

How to buy

Buyers can either:

  • direct award (all lots)
  • run a further competition (all lots)

Before running a further competition, buyers must complete the Customer User Agreement (CUA) form (see the document section below) and return it to us by email. CCS will process the CUA form and provide buyers with a unique reference number to quote on all correspondence with suppliers.

Further details about direct award and further competitions can be found in the RM6119 Customer Guidance in the documents section on this page.

Savings:

Buyers can save 6.18% compared to buying direct from suppliers (on core items available through the agreement).

Savings on supplier non-core items average 48% in lot 1, 55% in lot 2 and 49% in lot 8.