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Architect sought for £12m Royal Marines Museum in Portsmouth

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An architect-led design team is being sought by The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) to deliver its new £12 million Royal Marines Museum in Portsmouth, UK.

The successful team will draw up plans for a new Royal Marines Museum and Centre of Discovery in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. There is a separate contract for an exhibition designer for the same project.

The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a complex of eighteenth century buildings with a rich naval history which houses a number of attractions,  including the Mary Rose Museum and Horatio Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory.

Due to complete in 2021 – the ‘SeaMore’ project will develop the neighbouring Storehouse 12 into a new archive and create a new 3000m² exhibition area inside the Grade II-listed Boathouse 6 building.

Bids will be assessed 30% on price and 70% on quality. Applications should be submitted by 2pm on 6 February.

To apply, for contract idetails or for further infomation please contact:

Ross MacAskill
National Museum of the Royal Navy
HM Naval Base (PP66)
Portsmouth
PO1 3NH

Tel: +44 2072690450
Email: ross.macaskill@uk.arteliagroup.com

https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/competitions/architect-sought-for-12m-royal-marines-museum-in-portsmouth/10015490.article

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