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Laundry (Including Specialist PPE) DPS - 929

Laundry washing machines
This Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) has been set up to support the Emergency Services and wider public sector in all laundry requirements. It includes specialist laundry and maintenance of PPE, general laundry and contaminated laundry.
Period: 02 September 2019 - 01 September 2021
Extension Opportunities: 1+1
OJEU Framework Notice: 2019/S 141-348181
OJEU Award Notice:
Geographic Coverage: National

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  • Reduced timescales – Customers don’t need to run a full OJEU procurement through this framework as it has already been done by YPO. All you need to do is identify your requirements, present them to the market and award a contract.


This also benefits suppliers as they only need to complete on OJEU procurement.


  • Ease of use – Simple to use with expert advice available from YPO.


  • Excellent choice of supplier – more details can be found on the supplier tab or the user guide


  • Legality – A fully legal framework in line with EU regulations


  • Assured supplier standards – Providers are ‘pre-qualified’ as to their general suitability, which means when buying services from them, customers are assured 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 – terms and conditions of the contract have already been established, and signed and accepted by suppliers.


  • Lot 1 - PEE Laundry

    Specialist Laundry and Maintenance of Structural Fire Fighters PPE Ensembles

    Customers will have differing requirements but as a minimum the supplier is able to provide reporting in terms of:

    • Date garment collected
    • Type of garment (i.e. bunker, tunic, flash hood etc.)
    • No. of washes
    • No. of patches
    • Condemned item (and reason for condemning)
    • Date garment returned to customer

    Suppliers: Numerous - DPS

  • Lot 2 - General Laundry

    Services include (but not limited to) the collection, laundry and re-delivery of general items used within fire and rescue, police services, schools and local authorities etc, such as:

      • Tea towels
      • Bedding
      • Blankets
      • Uniforms

    Suppliers: Numerous - DPS

  • Lot 3 - Contaminated Laundry

    Examples of items which may be contaminated are:

      • Custody blankets
      • Bedding
      • Clothing
      • Uniforms
      • Aprons
      • Overalls
      • Blankets
      • Lab coats
      • Bath robes
      • Towels
      • Aprons
      • Automotive workwear

    Suppliers: Numerous - DPS


Meet the buyer:

  • Category buyer - Sarah Earl
    Sarah Earl joined YPO 20 years ago and has recently become the category buyer for the emergency services and blue light team.


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YPO Laundry Supplier

Ballyclare has been keeping workers safe and comfortable for well over a 100 years – building a reputation as one of Europe’s leading protective clothing and workwear suppliers. They are a designer, manufacturer and distributor of high quality, functional workwear, protective clothing and specialist PPE. They are a trusted producer of protective clothing for the emergency services and armed forces, structural and specialist firefighting kit as well as supplying managed services encompassing garment supply, leasing, repair and laundering. We have offices and distribution centres in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. By combining their knowledge and experience garnered across different sectors, you can trust them to offer you the best protective workwear available.

 Bristol Uniforms Logo  

Bristol’s managed care programme is designed to allow fire and rescue services to rely on the manufacturer to supply this lifetime garment care process rather than use scarce resources to set up facilities to undertake these in-house. It has the additional benefits that come with relying on the resources of a manufacturer whose technical expertise and test facilities will ensure that the original performance specifications are maintained and the PPE retains its physical integrity to ensure wearer safety.
Bristol has two service centres in the UK, in Bristol and Rainham, Essex, with facilities abroad managed by appointed distributors. In the UK, a 7 day turnaround service from collection to return delivery provides garment scanning, washing, repair, inspection (for condition coding) and tracking. Other features include a Wardrobe Management System, Online Tracking and a Stock Management System.
Bristol Uniforms is one of the world’s leading emergency services protective clothing brands, with 60 years’ experience designing and manufacturing specialist PPE, and a history as a clothing manufacturer dating back to 1801.
Our garments and associated PPE are sold in 110 countries throughout the world, via a network of more than 70 experienced distributors, located in our major overseas markets.

 YPO Laundry Supplier  

Elis T/A Berendsen UK Ltd

Elis is an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene and facility services solutions. Present in Europe and Latin America, we are a leader in most of the 28 countries in which we operate, employing 45,000 professionals at 440 production and services centers. We work for public and private organizations of all sizes and across all sectors. We offer tailor-made solutions in flat linen, workwear, washrooms, floor protection, beverages, cleanrooms, pest control and medical waste management. In a world that becomes ever more complex, we are our customers' best ally, empowering their day to ensure their success.

 YPO Laundry Supplier  

Goodman Sparks Ltd are a Yorkshire based family business that have been in the laundry industry for 50 years.
We specialise in the supply and service of commercial laundry equipment as well as running our own laundry and dry cleaning operation.
“Big enough to cope, small enough to care” is a well used phrase but fits us perfectly well.
Our management team have the flexibility to find a unique solution to fit your bespoke laundry needs, whether that is a regular service or a one off requirement.

 YPO Laundry Supplier  

Johnsons Workwear, part of Johnsons Service Group PLS, has been established in the UK textile industry for over 200 years, offering a hassle-free, personal and trustworthy service that leaves you free to concentrate on running your business. We are the UK’s number one workwear, protective wear and workplace hygiene services provider with over 40,000 customers ranging from multinational companies to small independent businesses, providing a range of products and services from bespoke company branded workwear of the highest quality to a range of ancillary items to meet the specific requirements of our customers.
In an average month, we rent and launder over 3 million garments through our national network of 23 plants, 5 service centre and our fleet of 370 vehicles. We offer a number of services which includes workwear rental, launder only, split rental and direct sales and also provide additional rental services for hygiene products, lockers and dust mats.
Our culture is reflected in everything we do, from processing your workwear to delivering on time, demonstrating first-class customer service and doing it all with a smile.

 YPO Laundry Supplier  

Laundrypoint Ltd are an express professional cleaning service for all manner of general laundry. We also handle dry cleaning and specialist wear such as chefs whites, suits & shirts, dress uniforms and overcoats. Our service is very flexible to meet your seasonal peaks, and has quick turnaround times.
Local collection and delivery is available, and we also use trusted couriers for bulk loads.
Whatever your laundry needs, please contact us and we will be delighted to tailor a straightforward solution.
Laundrypoint use sensitive detergents where possible and have also reduced our use of single use plastics by over 50% this year.


Other suppliers on the framework include:

  • Lincoln Laundry