Delivering your services efficiently and effectively can be challenging when equipment is outdated. 

Many hospitals have reached the point where they feel dated and in need of a refurbishment. Furniture and equipment aren’t fit for purpose, and spaces aren’t well utilised.   

The Design, Furniture and Appliances 2 Framework Agreement meets the equipment needs of the NHS, supporting you to reach the net zero 2040 target. The framework agreement enables the procurement, hire, reuse, and repair of equipment to deliver your services efficiently and effectively, while improving sustainability outcomes through the use of low energy products and recyclable packaging.  

The development of acoustic interior design solutions enables Trusts to create an environment where patients feel calm, so they can rest and heal, and feel more at home. 

The framework agreement supports theGreening Government Commitment by allowing the procurement of more sustainable and efficient products whilst achieving overall value for money. It also ensures that suppliers support the commitment with product packaging that is reusable or recyclable. 

Design, Furniture and Appliances 2 forms part of a wider solution that focusses on, ‘future proofing estates and infrastructure’, helping to achieve NHSE estates and infrastructure targets. 

Framework Agreement Information

What dates is the framework agreement active?
8 February 2024 – 7 February 2026
(with the option to extend until 7 February 2028)

Who can take advantage of the framework agreement?
The framework agreement is free to access for all UK Public Sector organisations.

What does the framework agreement cover?
The Design, Furniture and Appliance 2 Framework Agreement has been aligned to NHS net zero carbon commitments. It intends to support the NHS and wider public sector in lowering their carbon output to achieve a carbon net zero by 2040 with procuring low energy products. The framework agreement supports sustainability outcomes through waste reduction by focusing on reuse, repair and hire options and inclusion of recyclable packaging.

What are key benefits of using the NHS SBS framework agreement?
• DIRECT AWARD OR FURTHER COMPETITION
Provides an PCR15 compliant route to market and the flexibility to direct award to a single supplier or run a further competition saving valuable time and resources.
• DEDICATED SUPPORT
Expert advice available from our team who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves to get things moving.
• QUALITY OF SERVICE PROVISION
The experience, expertise and quality commitment of suppliers is assessed during the tender evaluation, with performance and user satisfaction monitored on an ongoing basis.
• ROAD TO ZERO
Supports sustainability outcomes by focusing on reuse, repair and hire options to reduce waste.
• ONE STOP SHOP
Provides the ability to source all your requirements as part of a single solution.
• COMPETITIVE PRICING
Pricing options and capped rates have been secured with structured and controlled price review provisions from year 2 to ensure our users have cost certainty.

What lots and services are covered under the framework agreement?
▪ Lot 1.1: Workplace Consultancy and Space Planning
▪ Lot 1.2: Interior Fit Out –Office, Retail and Front of House
▪ Lot 1.3: Acoustic Interior Design Solutions
▪ Lot 2.1: Office and Residential Furniture
▪ Lot 2.2: Bariatric Furniture
▪ Lot 2.3: Challenging Environment Furniture
▪ Lot 2.4: Bedside Equipment
▪ Lot 2.5: Storage Solutions and Lockers
▪ Lot 2.6: Early Years, Educational Furniture
▪ Lot 3.1: Ward Equipment
▪ Lot 3.2: Non-Medical Theatre Equipment
▪ Lot 4: Blinds, Curtains & Associated Products
▪ Lot 5.1: Clinical White Goods, Smart Fridges, Mixers etc.
▪ Lot 5.2a: White Goods – Domestic
▪ Lot 5.3: Ward beverage and regeneration trolleys
▪ Lot 6.1: Smart Vending
▪ Lot 6.2: Water coolers
▪ Lot 7.1: Hire- Climate Control, Heaters, Air–Quality, Dehumidifiers
▪ Lot 7.2: Hire Generators
▪ Lot 7.3: Tool Hire and Machinery Hire
▪ Lot 7.4: Hire Specialist Cleaning Equipment
▪ Lot 7.5: Hire Office Furniture
▪ Lot 8: One Stop Shop

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Supplier Details

Agile Medical Limited GenNorth Ltd Project ff&e Ltd
Anti-Ligature Shop Ltd Giles Davies Ltd Renray Healthcare
Barons Furniture H. Jenkinson & CO Limited Selecta UK Ltd
Bates Office Services Limited Hamson Barron Smith Limited Senator International Limited
Behrens Healthcare Hospital Metalcraft Ltd Skopos Fabric
Bridge Contract Solutions Ltd IBI Group (UK) Limited Space Solutions
Canny Local Vending Co Ltd Knightsbridge Furniture Productions Ltd Spacestor
Collaborate & Innovate Ltd t/a Cosy Direct Labcold Limited Springfield Supplies and Projects Ltd
D3 Office Group Ltd Lyreco UK Ltd Stamford Products Ltd – Medstor
Dams Furniture Limited Marlux Medical Ltd Sunbelt Rentals
Denward Manufacturing Ltd Mulberry Contract Furniture Ltd Sunflower Medical Ltd
eLocker Ocura Healthcare Furniture Sustainable Studio Architects
Emergent Crown Contract Office Furnishings Limited OSI Office & Educational Furniture Teal (part of Senator International Limited)
Felgains Ltd Parity Computers Limited T/a Parity Medical Teqex Ltd
FMS Interior Services Ltd Pi Group Ltd Wagstaff Bros Limited
Futurform Pineapple Contracts Unlimited Workspace Design Global Ltd t/a Hygenius
Gap Group Ltd Poppi Contract Furniture Limited

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