Published date: 20 December 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 27 January 2022, 5pm

Contract summary


  • Financial and insurance services - 66000000

  • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services - 71000000

  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

20 December 2021

Closing date

27 January 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

7 February 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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Barrow Borough Council has secured £16m in funding through the Government's Levelling Up Fund to support the regeneration of Barrow Town Centre.
The bid for Barrow is focussed around a package of projects aimed at addressing the long term economic strategy for Barrow. These projects are:
• Improving the Market Hall and the frontage and access to the Forum Theatre
• Enhancing access to these cultural assets/attractions and connecting them to the rest of the town through better transport infrastructure and improvements to the public realm.
These projects represent a high impact scheme that will transform the character and attractiveness of the town centre and improve accessibility to this area from all modes of transport providing the catalyst to increase footfall and deliver lasting change.
The proposal responds to the government's request to deliver impactful projects that regenerate the town centre, provide investment in cultural facilities; the theatre and market hall and upgrade local transport infrastructure in Barrow Town Centre.

To express an interest in the above opportunity please follow the link to the e-procurement site the Chest and the documents will be available:

About the buyer

Contact name

Jamie Muir


Barrow Town Hall
Duke Street
Barrow in Furness
LA14 2LD
United Kingdom