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Welcome to London Universities Purchasing Consortium

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) is a not-for-profit professional buying organisation, owned by its Members, for its Members.

LUPC exists to generate savings and better value for our Members through the collaborative procurement of goods and services.

Owned by our Members, for our Members

Established in 1968, LUPC is a not-for-profit professional buying organisation. LUPC’s core membership is made up of universities and colleges of higher education in and around the capital, as well as national organisations from the wider not-for-profit sector.

Welcome to our Members' area 

Our secure Members' area hosts information about our governance, commodity updates and specially negotiated deals with third party suppliers.

We have a relationship with more than 200 approved suppliers 

Approved suppliers to our agreements are selected following a full EU tender process. To find out more about opportunities to bid, and how to make the most of your position once on an agreement, please follow the links.

A wide range of resources are available

Resources, guidance and training are available here to support Members in their work. In addition, the LUPC team are always happy to help with specific queries.

We work collaboratively to drive value for money and improve services

From framework agreements led and managed in partnership with our Members, to nationwide procurement projects, LUPC is at the heart of the sector's collaborative efforts.

Our latest news and events

Keep up-to-date with developments across LUPC and the wider sector.

For more information please get in touch

Tel: 020 7863 1690

Fax: 020 7863 1699

Email: enquiries@lupc.lon.ac.uk

 

 

Our Agreements

Estates & Facilities
Air Filters EFM 3041 NWAudio Visual Consumables AVI3027 NW Audio Visual Equipment - Lot 1. AV supply only - AVI001-HWAudio Visual Equipment - Lot 2. AV Presentation Systems - design, supply & install - AVI001-HWAudio Visual Equipment - Lot 3. Broadcast Systems, design, supply & install - AVI001-HWAudio Visual Equipment - Lot 4. Event Management - AVI001-HWAudio Visual Equipment - Lot 5. Projector Lamps only - AVI001-HWCleaning & Security - JAN5024 LUCleaning Chemicals and Janitorial Supplies JAN3028 NW Electrical Materials & Associated Products EFM3045 NWElectronic Components, Tools & Fixings, Test & Measurement and Batteries (NUWPEC) MAI0331 NW Engineering & Design Consumables and Storage & Material Handling Products LAB4020 SUEstates Maintenance - EFM5003 LUFurniture FFE2001 NE Supply and installation of Office, Catering, Residential, Bespoke Teaching Space, and IT security furnitureInsulation Systems & Air Tightness EFM3036 NW Janitorial and Cleaning Supplies JAN4021 SUMechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery (MVHR) and Heat Recovery Room Ventilation (HRRV) EFM3037 NW Office Furniture AgreementPest Control Services Agreement BA-EFM005Photographic Equipment and Consumables AVI3013 NW Plumbing, Ceramics, Heating & Ventilation Equipment & Supplies EFM3014 NW Portable Appliance Testing EFM3047 NWPPE (Personal Protective Equipment), Clothing and First Aid Kits (Supply of)Removals, relocations, and Associated services FFE2002 NESigns and Signage EFM2003 NESmoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectorsSoft Furnishings JAN3043 NWSolar Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal & Voltage Optimisers EFM3035 NWSports, Fitness and Gym EquipmentTool Hire EFM3015 NW Washroom Services (formerly Sanitary Disposal and Related Products and Services) JAN3016 NW White Goods and Associated Electrical Appliances JAN3018 NW

Membership of LUPC

Membership of LUPC is open to universities and colleges in and around the capital, as well as other national not-for-profit, public and third-sector organisations from our neighbouring sectors in the arts, sciences and education. 

Through our collaborative framework agreements – all of which are compliant with EU public procurement regulations – our Members purchase a wide range of products and services, from IT, library and laboratory equipment to temporary workers and business travel – see our full list of agreements on the left.

Training & Events

LUPC Conference 2014

Our next Conference, free for all Members to attend, takes place on Tuesday 1 April 2014 at the Institute of Education, Bloomsbury.

See all our Events

 

 

 

 

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