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Company Reg Number 2626687
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What is membership?


Counties Furniture Group is a not for profit,
member based organisation with products,
services and information tailored specifically
for members requirements.

Membership is available to all Local
Authorities within the UK and we currently
have a membership of 82 Local Government
Authorities and 1 Central Government
Agency.

Your authority may already be a member.
Check our Member Map for details.

What are the benefits?


For over 30 years CFG designs have made up the UK’s premier range of educational furniture,
meeting the most exacting quality, performance and safety standards. The following are just some
of the benefits which CFG continues to provide its members:

• Access to the full catalogue of publicly procured furniture ranges
• The furniture ranges are pre-tendered and comply with LA and LMS standing order
   requirements as well as the European Community Directive for Public Sector Contracts
• Priority delivery for CFG members
• Free furniture layouts, cost schedules and product catalogues for member schools projects
   (capacity permitting)
• Information, assistance and advice from our experienced design team
• Fully coordinated furniture ranges and colours/finishes
• Early access to standards information and other useful publications
• Members have a voice in the running of CFG through Advisory Committees

What are the benefits?


For over 30 years CFG designs have made
up the UK’s premier range of educational
furniture, meeting the most exacting
quality, performance and safety
standards. The following are just some of
the benefits which CFG continues to
provide its members:

• Access to the full catalogue of
  publicly procured furniture ranges

• The furniture ranges are
  pre-tendered and comply with LA
  and LMS standing order
  requirements as well as the
  European Community Directive for
  Public Sector Contracts

• Priority delivery for CFG members

• Free furniture layouts, cost
  schedules and product catalogues for
  member schools projects
  (capacity permitting)

• Information, assistance and advice
  from our experienced design team

• Fully coordinated furniture ranges
  and colours/finishes

• Early access to standards
  information and other useful
  publications

• Members have a voice in the
  running of CFG through Advisory
  Committees

What are the obligations?


Member Local Authorities are asked to
nominate a representative to liaise with
the Group and undertake the following
activities:

Ensure that the CFG range is considered
  in any new build or refurbishment
  project.
Undertake the timely distribution of
  news and information regarding the
  activities of the Group to establishments
  within their authority. (CFG generally
  distributes information electronically via
  email, PDF and web to member
  representatives).
Provide CFG with information on
  projects requiring scholastic furniture,
  up to date schools lists and other useful
  contacts.
Promote the aims and objectives of CFG
  by ensuring that schools receive
  professional advice and assistance in the
  selection of scholastic furniture with due
  regard to quality, ergonomics and value
  for money.
Understand the importance and
  application of the appropriate British
  and European Standards including
  sizing, fire and safety, product
  performance and durability when giving
  such advice.
Participate via the Advisory Committee
  in the development of new items/ranges
  and in the management of CFG in so far
  as is compatible with the instructions of
  their own Authority.

What are the obligations?


Member Local Authorities are asked to nominate a representative to liaise with the Group and undertake the following activities:

• Ensure that the CFG range is considered in any new build or refurbishment project.
• Undertake the timely distribution of news and information regarding the activities of the Group to establishments within their authority. (CFG
  generally distributes information electronically via email, PDF and web to member representatives).
• Provide CFG with information on projects requiring scholastic furniture, up to date schools lists and other useful contacts.
• Promote the aims and objectives of CFG by ensuring that schools receive professional advice and assistance in the selection of scholastic furniture
  with due regard to quality, ergonomics and value for money.
• Understand the importance and application of the appropriate British and European Standards including sizing, fire and safety, product performance
  and durability when giving such advice.
• Participate via the Advisory Committee in the development of new items/ranges and in the management of CFG in so far as is compatible with the
  instructions of their own Authority.

How can I join?


Membership is available to all UK Local Authorities. There are no joining or membership fees incurred through
Membership and liability to the Group is limited to £1. Once registered your Local Authority and member representative
details will be entered on the “Register of Members” maintained by CFG.

For further information please download our Infomation Pack and Application Form, or contact us for an informal chat.

How can I join?


Membership is available to all UK Local
Authorities. There are no joining or
membership fees incurred through
Membership and liability to the Group is
limited to £1. Once registered your Local
Authority and member representative
details will be entered on the “Register of
Members” maintained by CFG.

For further information please download
Form, or contact us for an informal chat.
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What is membership?


Counties Furniture Group is a not for
profit, member based organisation with
products, services and information
tailored specifically for members
requirements.

Membership is available to all Local
Authorities within the UK and we
currently have a membership of 82 Local
Government Authorities and 1 Central
Government Agency.

Your authority may already be a member.

Annual Report and Accounts


Annual Report and Accounts for the Year Ending 31 March 2016 (pdf - password protected)

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Annual Report & Accounts


Ending 31 March 2016 (pdf - password
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