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Invitation to Tender:

provision of project development services for Cloister restoration project 

Durham Cathedral is seeking the services of a project development professional to scope a major conservation project to restore the Cathedral’s medieval Cloister.  The successful tenderer will work alongside the Cathedral’s in-house Task Group to sufficiently develop the project so as to be able to meet the requirements of a Development Phase application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (scheduled for September 2019). Experience of developing similar heritage/public engagement projects is essential.

Tender documentation is available to download below.
Tender brief
Selection criteria
Durham Cathedral Strategic Plan 2018-2020
Cloister project aims
Cloister roof application to WW1 Centenary Cathedrals repair fund (September 2016)

Queries about the tender documentation and process can be directed to Sharon Munro (0191 375 5256,

The deadline for tenders is 12 noon on Friday 5 April.  Interviews will take place in Durham w/c 15 April 2019.