Published date: 17 August 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: 15 September 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis - 71241000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

17 August 2021

Closing date

15 September 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

27 September 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2022

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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This is a rare and exciting opportunity to explore, interrogate, and respond to the vision, ethos, and overall approach for a unique and innovative new museum for Birmingham that is being developed by Birmingham Museums Trust, supported by Birmingham City Council and Science Museum Group.A Masterplanner is required as part of a wider team to deliver a feasibility study that researches and develops the site options, function, and business model for the development of a new museum for Birmingham, as a potential partnership between Birmingham City Council (BCC), Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) and the Science Museum Group (SMG).A "launch" event will be held on 24th August 2021 at 12:30pm via Zoom where we will give a briefing on the project and provide space for Q&A. If you wish to attend, please register your interest at If you wish to receive the recording after the event, please likewise email the same address.

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About the buyer


Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square
B3 3DH