PPE and Clothing
Crescent Purchasing Consortium | Published January 15, 2016 - Deadline January 29, 2016
The tender is also available for Higher Education institutions via our colleagues in other Consortia. As per our joint contracting programme other bodies that could potentially be interested in accessing the agreement include NWUPC (North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium), NEUPC (North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium), LUPC (London Universities Purchasing Consortium), SUPC (Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium), TPL (TUCO Purchasing Ltd.), APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges) and HEPCW (Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales).
CPC reserves the right during the period of this agreement to make additions to or subtractions from the list of participating Institutions and Consortia. The right is also reserved to negotiate the inclusion of other users who are outside the main scope of this Framework Agreement.
Please see below the list for the participating Consortia but please note the access to their websites is limited for non-members:
The current breakdown of CPC members is detailed on page 33, please note that this is subject to change as membership grows. Current member details are available per region from the following link:
Future members of the CPC will be from the education sector, the majority of whom will be on the open access EduBase public portal: -
Membership of CPC is free for Institutions, and there is no mandate upon members to use the frameworks.
The estimated framework value is about £11million over a four year period and is split into the following 10 Lots:
LOT 1 – PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
This lot is for the supply of safety footwear, hazard protection clothing, safety gloves, personal protection equipment, any associated products and services including but not limited to shoe fitting service, face fit testing service, face fit training service, prescription safety glasses/eye wear service and personalisation services.
LOT 2 – First Aid Kits, Equipment and Accessories
This lot is for the supply of first aid kits, equipment and accessories including first aid kits, equipment and supplies, health and safety gloves, dressings and wound care, bio hazard and hygiene including but not limited to supply and installation, trainings and preventative maintenance of training equipment such as manikins, simulators and defibrillators.
LOT 3 – Corporate Wear and Uniforms
This lot is for the supply and personalisation of corporate wear, work wear and uniforms.
LOT 4 – School Uniforms and PE Kit
This lot is for the supply and personalisation of school uniforms.
LOT 5 – Security Uniforms
This lot is for the supply and personalisation of security uniforms.
LOT 6 – Hair and Beauty Uniforms
This lot is for the supply and personalisation of hair and beauty uniforms.
LOT 7 – Sports Clothing
This lot is for the supply and personalisation of sports clothing.
LOT 8 – Food Industry Clothing
This lot is for supply and personalisation of food industry clothing.
LOT 9 – Medical and Laboratory Clothing
This lot is for the supply and personalisation of medical and laboratory clothing.
LOT 10 – One Stop Shop
Suppliers that have bid for and are successful in Lots 1 - 9 inclusive at the award stage will be awarded a place on Lot 10. There is no tender documentation for Lot 10 and to be awarded to this Lot a potential supplier must be successful in all Lots 1 to 9.
Members have the right to utilise the e-auctions during the further competition/ call-off stage of the supplier selection.