SUPC’s Furniture Group allows members to discuss key topics of interest regarding the procurement of furniture including office desks, classroom furniture, conference furniture, wooden and metal storage, screens, office seating, conference seating, bar/restaurant furniture, library furniture, laboratory furniture, removals and relocation services, white goods, soft furnishings, residential furniture, auditorium seating, outdoor furniture, IT-integrated furniture, reception furniture and breakout furniture.

Membership of this group is open to:
  • Estates and facilities managers
  • Procurement department staff

By participating in this group, members will:
  • Discuss trends and share operational best practice 
  • Exchange feedback on supplier and contract performance
  • Discuss sustainable  products and practice
  • Receive guidance on available collaborative agreements
  • Discuss supplier, market and product developments
  • Have access to email distribution lists for easy discussion with colleagues

This group meets two to three times per year.  To see when the next Furniture Group Meeting is taking place, visit our Events page.

Key Personnel

Position Name Telephone Email
Administrator Helen Noyes 01189357080
Contract Manager Jayne Thorn 0118 935 7081 jayne.thorn@reading.ac.uk

Frameworks & lots

Frameworks Lots Start date End date
White Goods & Associated Products & Services
01/09/2016 28/02/2021
Removal and Relocation Services 01/02/2017 31/01/2021
Furniture Reuse and Recycling Services
03/07/2017 02/07/2021
Furniture Supply and Installation 05/12/2017 04/12/2020
Soft Furnishings, Associated Products and Services 01/03/2018 28/02/2021
Furniture 01/05/2019 30/04/2021
Floor Coverings 08/09/2020 07/09/2024

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