Collections movement and storage for the “Harris Your Place” Project
Main contract details
In March 2021 Preston City Council was awarded £4.5m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the delivery of the £10.02m Harris Your Place project. Other funders include Preston City Council, Lancashire County Council, Arts Council England, City Deal, Trusts and Foundations, and private donors. To enable major capital works to be delivered, all collections will be moved out of the Harris building and re-stored in alternative premises. Collections will be moved to Preston Stores and to storage to be provided by you the supplier (see Appendix 8 for the list of collections and Appendix 11 for city centre location map). There is also a requirement for additional storage for selected art works that forms part of these schedule of services (See appendices for full schedule of services). The Harris requires a supplier to support the de-installation, handling, condition checking, packing, and transport of collections from the Harris to storage locations. Further support will be required to unpack and re-store the collections at new storage locations.
Please note the EOI period and opportunity for site visits and questions ends on 22nd October 2021. Final ITT submissions must be made by 12.00 noon 5th November 2021.
Expression of interest window
From 28/09/2021 17:00 to 22/10/2021 12:00