Published date: 21 November 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 8 January 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Domestic appliances - 39700000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£6,000,000 to £9,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

21 November 2020

Closing date

8 January 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 March 2021

Contract end date

28 February 2025

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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The North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) is a not for profit organisation owned by its full members consisting of 24 Universities. NWUPC set up and contract manage framework agreements, which are established to ensure compliance with the European Procurement Regulations which cover public sector contracts over a certain threshold value. NWUPC are conducting a tender process for the retender of a framework agreement for White Goods & Associated Electrical Appliances. The agreement is a national framework agreement and is available to members of the following consortia: APUC, CPC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC and SUPC. The scope of the agreement includes, but is not limited to, the following: Ovens, Fridges, Fridge-freezers, Freezers, Washing Machines, Washer/Dryers, Tumble Dryers, Dishwashers, Kettles, Toasters, Microwaves, Microwave & Grill, Steam Irons, Heaters, Sandwich Toasters and Rice Cookers and other large and small electrical appliances. These products will be utilised in the following areas: Student Accommodation, Offices, Hotels and other additional types of accommodation. This list is not exhaustive. This agreement has been split into two lots as follows: Lot 1 White Goods (Great Britain and British Isles) and Lot 2 White Goods (Northern Ireland).

More information


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Todd Jefferies


Albert House, 17 Bloom Street,
M1 3HZ




Closing: 8 January 2021, 12pm