Published date: 8 September 2023

Last edited date: 10 October 2023

This notice was replaced on 11 December 2023

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Awarded contract (published 11 December 2023)

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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

    • Painting and glazing work - 45440000

    • 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

    • Specialty design services - 79930000

    • Exhibition, fair and congress organisation services - 79950000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract

£300,000 to £400,000

Procurement reference


Published date

8 September 2023

Closing date

18 October 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

17 November 2023

Contract end date

30 June 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 tender is for a comprehensive design and build project for to overhaul the existing space within the museums Rashleigh Mineral Gallery and create a major long-term exhibition, highlighting the museum's internationally significant collection of minerals and the importance of geology in Cornwall.

The work will include the detailed interior / exhibition design work for review and sign off by Royal Cornwall Museum, creation of digital laboratory and all fitting out.

This work will be in line with the wider objectives of the museum to transform the gallery into an exciting multi-arts community space, where people come together to share and enjoy creative activities, where they can be inspired to take part and enjoy life-enriching cultural activities.

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About the buyer

Contact name

Jackie George; Transformation Project Lead


25 River Street