Published date: 23 June 2022

Last edited date: 23 June 2022

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 11 July 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis - 71241000

  • Building consultancy services - 71315200

  • Business analysis consultancy services - 72221000

    • Project management consultancy services - 72224000

    • Research consultancy services - 73210000

    • Development consultancy services - 73220000

    • Business development consultancy services - 79411100

Location of contract


Value of contract

£0.01 to £75,000

Procurement reference

IT-158-276-UOS/NGC Reimagining/0522

Published date

23 June 2022

Closing date

11 July 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 August 2022

Contract end date

30 November 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

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

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Reimagining National Glass Centre is a multi-million pound capital project to redevelop and expand the iconic visitor attraction. The project envisages a bold and visionary overhaul of the venue, creating new and inclusive areas through an innovative redevelopment of the roof space and beyond to place culture, education, creative opportunity, and the visitor experience at the heart of Sunderland's own economic revival.

We are looking for tenderers to provide consultancy for the reimaging of National Glass Centre, covering 5 themes:-

- Options appraisal
- Stakeholder engagement & consultation
- Development of a future vision and case for support
- Robust Business Plan
- Full Project Management

The commencement date for the consultancy is required to begin August 2022, with final reports and presentations in November 2022 (latest). The maximum budget available is ?75,000 (including VAT) which should be fully inclusive of all the elements of the work required at a competitive rate.

Expressions of interest and tender documents are available via In-Tend

Note closing date for return of tenders and documents is 12 noon - Monday 11th July 2022

More information


Additional text

Expressions of interest and tender documents are available

Note closing date for return of tenders and documents is 12 noon - Monday 11th July 2022

Funding Type (WEFO or EU) : NELEP

Funding Description

NE LEP part funding

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Andrea Brook


City Campus
Chester Road
United Kingdom


0191 515 2851