Fitted Furniture Range for DfE Framework


The DfE furniture framework, launched in November 2020, helps schools, academy trusts and construction companies to achieve a fast route to market that is OJEU compliant, cost effective and with products that have been selected and endorsed by the DfE. 

Pinnacle are the top-ranked supplier for Lot 2 – Fitted Furniture and here are a few reasons why:  

  • All fitted furniture products are manufactured in the UK. 
  • All products, excluding lockers, are 100% recyclable. 
  • All products have a minimum of 10 years warranty. 

Our product warranties and specifications are fit for purpose and our social and environmental practices and processes are in line with DfE sustainability objectives.  

Here are some of the products included in the Lot 2 – Fitted Furniture product range:  

Underbench Cupboard (1 door and 2 door)  

The Capacity Storage range by Pinnacle Furniture is a specifically designed storage system for education, it has several uniquely designed features to ensure maximum lifespan and practicality. All our units are FIRA tested to BSEN16121:2013 Level 2 Extreme Contract Use, FSC certified and have 270° hinges with additional strengthening hinge plates. The carcass colour is light grey as standard and all units have a removable 18mm back to enable access to services.  

These products are suited in a variety of environments, particularly science laboratories and technology spaces, because they provide an efficient amount of storage and come in different variations like standard cupboards, tray units and paper units.  

Science Service Pedestals 

Our science service pedestals allow for flexible room layouts while providing services to multiple students at one time.  The pedestals can be chosen with all worktop types and can incorporate power, data, gas taps and sinks. The carcasses and panels are manufactured from FSC board and are 100% recyclable. 



Paper Storage Units 

We have under bench tray units suitable for use with Gratnell trays. Available in wide range of colours, they are suitable for books and A4 paper accommodating 12, 18 or 24 trays. The units are 100% recyclable and made from FSC board. [regents park?] 

Our paper units are perfect for use in art rooms as they can hold larger paper sizes and come with 8 horizontal sections.

More information on the DfE Furniture Framework can be found HERE