Lakeland Arts Trust plans Windermere attraction

Michael Hunt

Lakeland Arts Trust has published a tender for a £1.5m-£3.1m contract to oversee architectural and design services relating to the redevelopment of the Windermere Steamboat Museum on the shores of Lake Windermere in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria.

The four-year project involves the development of a 7 acre site which will house a large boathouse display space, dry display space, catering and retail services, conservation workshop and exhibition pavilion as well as the landscaping of the significant green spaces.

A marine engineer consultant will also be required to advise on the incorporation of jetties, boardwalks and lakeshore development within the scheme, particularly in relation to the wet dock area.

Deadline for submitting tenders is Monday 14 September 2009.

  • For further details contact Edward King at Blackwell on 0153 944 6139 or e-mail:

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