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New framework – Furniture

The DfE Furniture framework has been developed to support schools, colleges, academies and further / higher education establishments with furniture requirements.

The framework is available to all educational establishments from primary through to Further Education, and Special Educational Needs provision.

How to access

  • Complete the form on the right with your details
  • You will receive an email from us with next steps

What it offers

  • Loose furniture - primary and secondary school pupils’ and teachers’ chairs, stools and tables, storage and pedestal units, science tables, tray units and double-sided bookcases.
  • Fitted furniture – worktops, under bench trays, wall cupboards and shelving, pedestal units and 4 door lockers.
  • Bleacher furniture – 240-seater bleachers with upholstered seats and back and 240-seater bleacher with upholstered benching with back.


  • 10 year warranty
  • free delivery for orders over £2,000
  • competitive prices & checked suppliers

  • help with running mini-competitions & selecting suppliers for direct award

  • social value - suppliers to utilise their skills and experience

  • pre-agreed T&Cs

  • OJEU compliance

  • committment - to identify modern slavery risks within the supply chain & to continuously improve the environmental footprint

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To view and download the full buying advice guide which is full of useful tips and information about how to make your procurement decisions, you must be registered.

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Got a question?

Get in touch with our support helpdesk or procurement experts, who can guide you through the purchasing process.
Email: support@schoolsbuyinghubnorthwest.com 
Call us on: 03300 582 925