Published date: 29 January 2024

Last edited date: 25 February 2024

This notice was replaced on 9 April 2024

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 9 April 2024)

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Contract summary


  • Television and audio-visual equipment - 32320000

  • Construction materials - 44110000

  • Joinery and carpentry installation work - 45420000

    • Floor and wall covering work - 45430000

    • Decoration work - 45451000

    • Overhaul and refurbishment work - 45453000

    • Repair and maintenance services of audio-visual and optical equipment - 50340000

    • Architectural and related services - 71200000

    • Electrical services - 71314100

    • Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings - 71321000

    • Quantity surveying services - 71324000

    • Mechanical and electrical engineering services - 71334000

    • Project management consultancy services - 72224000

    • Specialty design services - 79930000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract

£800,000 to £1,000,000

Procurement reference

01/2024 (02)

Published date

29 January 2024

Closing date

8 March 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

31 March 2024

Contract end date

31 December 2024

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

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This project is part of a phased transformation of the Royal Cornwall Museum that will create a sustainable visitor destination that plays a significant part in Cornwall's cultural offer and creates a vibrant multi-arts community asset in the heart of Truro.

This tender is for the appointment a design and build contractor to provide both the Professional Services Principal Design Team for the technical professional services and the delivery and build element.

The core of the works is the complete the redisplay of the ground floor permanent galleries; the Heart of Cornwall Gallery, the Nature Gallery.

This work will include:

the detailed design from RIBA stage 1 for sign off by Royal Cornwall Museum to RIBA stage 6 to include; delivery of contract administration, cost control and project management for the management of the construction works and delivery of the build element.

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About the buyer

Contact name

Jackie George


25 River Street