Briefing event for interested firms being held next week

Designers have been put on notice for an opportunity to work on a feasibility study for a new museum in Birmingham.

The £70,000 contract is being put up for tender by Birmingham Museums Trust, which is developing the museum with the support of Birmingham council and the Science Museum Group.


Firms have until 13 September to register their interest in the scheme

The contract notice says a masterplanner is required to deliver a feasibility study that researches and developes the site options, function and business model for a new museum for Birmingham.

The chosen firm will develop a brief for the development, including identifying potential locations for new-build and evaluating them against the option of repurposing an existing site. 

It will also be required to provide a package of information, including visuals, to promote the project to stakeholders and potential funders.

Interested firms should attend a briefing on 24 August at 12.30pm via Zoom with the three organisations behind the scheme. To do so, they must first register their interest at

Requests to tender will then need to be submitted by 13 September.