Specialists in Education procurement with an extensive products catalogue.


Specialists in education procurement, ESPO have been helping schools and academies save time and money on their buying decisions for over 35 years. We offer a complete procurement solution through our extensive products catalogue.

As one of the country’s largest professional buying organisations, we have the purchasing power to pass real savings onto our customers.  

Your one-stop shop

Our comprehensive catalogue contains over 27,000 products at great low prices, including:

  • Exercise books
  • Stationery and writing equipment
  • Classroom essentials
  • Curriculum resources
  • Early years
  • Art and craft
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Catering and cleaning
  • Facilities management
  • Furniture

We are proud to introduce our 2020-2021 Primary, Secondary, and Early Years catalogues, which contain 27,000 fantastic products. This year there are over 500 new additions across all our product categories, including science, PSHE, sport, and outdoor activity. We've also rebranded and extended our Smartbuy range, added options for bulk buy paper, and expanded our Early Years selection.


New to ESPO? Read our Focus on Nottingham flyer, read about what we do for education, or register for an account today.


We’re here to help

Your dedicated Account Manager is Jon Hurst, who is available to help you with any questions or queries you may have. Feel free to get in touch on 07880 787 744 or email 

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation, Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 1ES