The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) building materials and equipment framework will be used by central government departments and all other UK public sector bodies and delegated departments over the next four years. The framework is divided into nine groups, as detailed below. It runs until the end of July 2025. The big winner looks like Grafton, which not only owns half the stake of the highest value – the £360m piece of heavy building materials – but also holds a place in five other pieces. Parts and selected suppliers in each category are: Lot 1 – Heavy Building Materials and One Shop (total value: £360m) Grafton Merchanting GB Thomas Graham & Sons – Group 2 – Plumbing, Heating & Bath (£45m) Grafton Merchanting GB UK Supplies Plumbing Group 3 Electrical Products (£60m) City Electrical Factors Edmundson Electrical Grafton Merchanting GB Rexel UK Components RS YESSS (A) Electrical Group 4 – Paints and Solvents (£9m) Crown Paints Grafton Merchanting GB Imperial Joseph Chemical Industries Gleave & Sun Batch 5 – Floor Finishes (£90m) Axiom Crown Flooring Group Forbo Flooring UK Tarquette Group 6 – Domestic Kitchens (£45m) Grafton Merchanting GB Carpentry and Woodworking Group 7 – Personal Protective Equipment (Workwear) , general, specialist) (£45m) Arco Brammer Buck & Hickman Burlington Uniforms Clad Safety CMT Group Commercial Ltd Eurosafe Joseph Gle ave & Son Lion Safety Lyreco UK Mi Hub Limited trading as Alexandra Rexel UK Romar Innovate RS Components Speedy Asset Services S Undying Leases Thomas Graham & Sons Tower Supplies JBS Group Lot 8 – Building and Construction Tools and Equipment – Purchase (£21m) CMT Group Grafton Merchanting GB Joseph Gleave & Son RS Southern Power Tool Components and Abrasives Quick Asset Services Sunbelt Rentals Thomas Graham & Sons TW Engineering Lot 9 – Building and Construction Tools and Equipment – Leasing (£225m) Grafton Merchanting GB GAP Group Brandon Hire Station Speedy Asset Services Sunbelt Rentals Alide Hire Services For more details or clarification, see official contract award notice here Got a story? Email [email protected].