Briefing for interested firms being held next week

Architects 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 September 13 to register their interest

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

The chosen practice will develop a brief for the project, 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 August 24 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 must then be submitted by September 13.