Published date: 29 April 2021

Awarded contract - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.

Closing: 14 December 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference

National Museums Liverpool Infrastructure Works at Walker Art Gallery & Midland Railway Building

Published date

29 April 2021

Closing date

14 December 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

8 February 2021

Contract end date

3 September 2021

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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Bidders are asked to submit a formal tender for the Infrastructure Works Package at the Walker Art Gallery and Midland Railway Building. The works to the two buildings are to be carried out under one contract, with the works to the Walker Art Gallery forming one section of the contract and works to the Midland Railway Building forming another section. The nature of the works are as follows:
Walker Art Gallery
The Walker Art Gallery is a Grade II* Listed Building located in the William Brown Street Conservation Area. The proposed infrastructure works comprise:
Externally, the brief includes repairs to the existing fabric following the findings of the condition report to ensure the building remains in a good state of repair. The proposals also include the replacement and changes to the roof coverings and configuration above Gallery Rooms 01-04 and A-C to manage the discharge of rainwater away from the building better, increase the lifespan of the roof coverings, reduce the maintenance requirement and improve accessibility for future inspections.
Internally, the proposals aspire to improve the aesthetic appearance and spatial qualities of the galleries to enhance the historic environment, visitor experience and the display of the exhibitions. Significant internal changes include the removal of the modern flat ceiling within Gallery Room 01 and 02 to reveal the historic decorative plaster ceiling. To provide an appreciation of the lay-lights and roof lights within gallery rooms 01, 02 & 03, a significant element in the historical development of the building, and the installation of architectural lighting to improve their presentation.
Midland Railway Building
The National Conservation Centre, formerly the Midland Railway Building, is a Grade II Listed Building located on Victoria Street in Liverpool. Bidders are asked to submit a formal tender for the Infrastructure Works Package at the Midland Railway Building. The proposed infrastructure works comprise:
Upgrades to the mechanical and electrical installations. Further information will be issued during the tender period to detail the scope and constraints/phasing of these works.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

National Museums Liverpool Infrastructure Works at Walker Art Gallery & Midland Railway Building

  • Opportunity
  • Published 10 November 2020, last edited 7 December 2020


Award information

Awarded date

11 February 2021

Contract start date

22 February 2021

Contract end date

22 October 2021

Total value of contract


This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

Krol Corlett Construction Ltd


Morgan Brightside Building,
Bradman Road
Knowsley Industrial Park
L33 7UR


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About the buyer

Contact name

Ian Lindsay


127 Dale Street