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Early Years Furniture

This framework has been designed to offer customers a choice of providers that offersimilar product types at different price points and specifications. The framework has twolots with one supplier/provider awarded onto each lot:

 

Lot 1
Early years furniture – Solid wood construction
Supplier/provider: Community Playthings

 

Lot 2
Early years furniture – MDF construction
Supplier/provider: Millhouse

 

Both suppliers/providers can offer a complete space planning and design service and have an extensive product range that includes:

  • Tables and chairs
  • Storage furniture
  • Baby room furniture
  • Easels
  • Role play furniture
  • Cloakroom
  • Sand and water play furniture
Period: 02 June 2023 - 01 June 2025
Extension Opportunities: + 2 years (1 June 2027)
Contract Notice: 2019/S 057-131134
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Geographic Coverage: National

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  • Tailored solutions – full space planning, design and support services to create a bespoke furniture solution for your early years setting.

  • Reduced timescales – customers can direct award and do not need to run a full OJEU procurement if procuring via the framework agreement.

  • Ease of use – customers can deal directly with suppliers/providers.

  • Choice of supplier/provider – two suppliers/providers for customers to choose from.

  • Quality – all products comply with applicable legislative standards and quality requirements and are guaranteed for 15 years (lot 1) and 10 years (lot 2).

  • Customer savings – discounts on current catalogue prices (lot 1 – 2%, lot 2 - 20%) when dealing direct with suppliers/providers and utilising the space planning and design service.

  • Legality – the framework is fully compliant and in line with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), as EU procurement rules introduced in 2006 specifically recognise framework agreements as a legitimate route to market. This reduces procurement risk for customers and reduces bureaucracy in the procurement process.

  • Assured supplier/provider standards – suppliers/providers appointed onto this framework are ‘pre-qualified’ as to their general suitability meaning customers can be assured that they can meet specified requirements.

  • Aggregation of spend – customers will receive the benefits of an aggregated volume of spend and the benefits associated with an increased leverage on the market.

  • Pre-defined terms and conditions – providers have agreed to YPO’s standard framework agreement terms and conditions.

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• Market and supplier insights
• Technical know-how on how to procure specific service, works or product
• Compliance with the PCR2015
• Assistance in the completion of the documentation
• Advice on the call-off terms and conditions
• Advice on the KPIs
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• Pricing matrix 
• Call-off contract terms and conditions

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Millhouse have a proven track record in designing, manufacturing and supplying educational furniture for over 35 years. Based in Lincoln, all products are manufactured here in the UK to a high standard. At Millhouse, we understand the requirements of an early years environment. We know that children need a secure, safe nurturing environment within which they can explore, learn and grow. Furthermore, we appreciate that the environment must be highly functional, flexible and built to last which is why we offer a full room planning service and all our products are guaranteed for 10 years.

        
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Since 1947 Community Playthings has designed and manufactured innovative durable solid wood furniture and play equipment, drawing on expertise from childcare professionals across the UK. Our products inspire play, support all aspects of child development and survive generations of wear and tear by active children. Everything comes with our standard 15-year warranty and 2-week delivery.

Shop Millhouse and Community Playthings furniture items directly to benefit from a large selection of products and a range of delivery options. Click below to explore.

 

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