CPC Framework

Project:ff&e is one of the successful suppliers selected onto the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) framework for Educational Furniture & Associated Services to Schools & Academies

Crescent Purchasing Consortium

Project:ff&e, the design, fit-out and furnishing company is delighted to have been selected as one of the successful suppliers on the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) framework for Educational Furniture & Associated Services to Schools & Academies.

The framework provides a procurement route focused on supporting school and academy members with their furniture requirements. The new framework starts in March 2021 and will run for three years.

Project:ff&e was selected for three lots:

Lot 5: SEN and Early Years furniture This includes but is not limited to, items such as school sensory furniture, school sensory equipment soft furnishings including; Kinderboxes, mobile bookcases, cube seats and quilted square matting.

Lot 6: Specialist rooms furniture
This includes but is not limited to, items such as worktops, under-bench and wall cupboards, free standing benches, IT workstations. laboratory furniture including lab benches and stools.

Lot 7: Staging and performance areas in a variety of colours and finishes. This includes but is not limited to, items such as high single frames, access ramps, stage partition screening, stage curtains, valance panels and stage trolleys.

Paul Hutchinson, Managing Director for ff&e:solutions, an associated company to Project:ff&e said “This is the first time Project:ff&e has been appointed as a supplier on CPC Framework for the provision of School and Academies Furniture and Associated Services/ Contract Reference CPC/DU/FAS/20 and it’s a great achievement for the team. We underwent a tough competitive tender process and were up against numerous furniture suppliers, so we are delighted to have been chosen.”

The Framework runs for three years starting from 22 March 2021 with the option to extend for a further twelve months and will be managed by Amanda Shepherd, Head of Education & Commercial Sales for ff&e:solutions.

Amanda has a wealth of experience in the Educational and commercial furniture industry delivering contracts directly with Schools, Academies, College & Universities, and on behalf of main contractors and developers for over 25 years.

Project:ff&e is one of the UK’s leading furnishing, fit-out and service providers offering a unique design-led approach to Student Accommodation, Education, Co-living, Build to Rent, Hotels, and Public Sector. With a portfolio of delivering outstanding projects across the UK, our 85-strong team can offer a full-service solution including design, manufacture, and installation of kitchen & wardrobes through to loose furniture.

ff&e:solutions provide a 360° turnkey approach, tailored to each client for all soft FM and FF&E requirements. Capturing a wide range of products and services, we deliver end-to-end support to our clients including supply chain management with tailored delivery methods for – accessories, appliances and homewares, beds, and mattresses.

For further information, call Amanda Shepherd: 07585 771015, or email: [email protected]


Paul Hutchinson

Paul Hutchinson

Managing Director
Public Sector Sales

T: 01422 322662
M: 07495 784334

Email Paul Hutchinson

Sharon Perry

Sharon Perry

Contracts Director
Public Sector Sales

T: 01422 322662
M: 07845 049312

Email Sharon Perry

Amanda Shephard

Amanda Shepherd

Head of Education
& Commercial Sales

T: 01422 322662
M: 07585 771015

Email Amanda Shepherd

Our team works with public sector organisations to develop and maintain strong relationships and truly understand their business needs and objectives so we can provide them with the best possible furniture solutions.

The team works to offer anything from a few storage units to a full design, fit out and installation service. They achieve this by applying the expertise they've gained over the years to give our public sector clients a top-quality service and experience, along with furniture that's built to last.