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Cleaning Equipment Framework Now Live!

Cleaning Equipment Framework Now Live!

The Cleaning Equipment Supply and Maintenance National framework is now live for SUPC members to access. For more information, including the Buyer’s Guide, please visit the HE Contracts Database.


The agreement will run from 1st March 2019 until 28th February 2021 with the option to extend for two further one year periods, with a potential final expiration of 28th February 2023.


The agreement has been split into lots and awarded to the following suppliers:




Lot 1 –   Cleaning Equipment Supply

Lot 2 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- North West England

Lot 3 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- North East England including Yorkshire

Lot 4 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- East Midlands England

Lot 5 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- Wales

Lot 6 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- West Midlands England

Lot 7 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- East of England

Lot 8 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- Greater London

Lot 9 –   Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- South East England

Lot 10 – Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- South West England

Lot 11 – Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- Northern Ireland

Lot 12 – Cleaning Equipment Maintenance- Scotland


Lot 1 covers the supply of cleaning machines for commercial and professional use in institutions, including the provision of training and product support, along with associated accessories, parts and consumables.  Lots 2-12 cover regional provision of cleaning equipment maintenance and servicing either on a regular, pre-planned basis or, on a reactive, ad hoc repair basis as required by Member Institutions.


Benefits of the agreement include:


  • Savings are generated by harnessing the buying power of all the participating consortia Members.
  • A multi Supplier Framework Agreement will ensure that Suppliers remain competitive through the life of the Framework Agreement; and
  • Members have an OJEU compliant route to the market.
  • The Framework Agreement saves the member time and resources by reducing the process to contract with the supplier.  Members can Call-Off from the Framework Agreement through Direct Award or Further Competition saving considerable resources and thus providing savings to Members in terms of tendering costs.
  • Consistent terms and conditions, including the provision of an SLA for use at further competition
  • NWUPC will be the Contract Manager for the Framework providing support to institutions and updates on market intelligence.


Thanks to the Tender Working Party Members for their time, invaluable knowledge and support.  Should you have any queries regarding the framework please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Category Manager for NWUPC.