Fire Strategy Consultant Requirement – London

Stage ‘A’ will involve the procurement and appointment of a suitably qualified fire safety specialist consultant.

Fire Strategy Consultant

The Horniman Public Museum and Public Park Trust

Contract summary



  • Fire-prevention services – 75251110

Location of contract

se23 3pq

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

3 October 2022

Closing date

24 October 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 November 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?





The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a grade II* listed museum with a world class Natural History, Anthropology
and Musical instrument collection. Set within 16 acres of stunning grounds that also house an Aquarium, Animal
Walk and Butterfly House. The Horniman connects us all with global cultures and the natural environment,
encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share
The projects are funded by a capital grant from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the Horniman
must spend the money prior to the end of the 22/23 financial year in March 2023.
The Horniman wishes to appoint a suitably qualified consultant for the fire stopping remediation project. This project
is to be broken into two parts. A and B.
Stage ‘A’ will involve the procurement and appointment of a suitably qualified fire safety specialist consultant (the
consultant must be a chartered fire engineer, accredited with a suitable institution). A series of surveys (some may
be intrusive) across our sites and the development of a fire strategy and report with prioritised recommendations.
The consultant will determine an outline specification and assist the project manager and QS with the creation of a
pricing schedule and site drawings for tender issue, to be issued as an open tender for contractors to price as a cost
plus tender.
Stage ‘B’ will involve the procurement of a contractor to undertake a ‘find and fix’ fire stopping and remediation
contract on a cost plus basis according to the compartmentation outlined in the fire strategy put together by the
consultant as per stage A and with the input of the museums specialist consultants as necessary. Listed building
consent, if needed, will be applied for by our consultant architect once the completion of stage ‘A’ and will run
concurrently with the procurement of stage ‘B’.
Scope and Objectives of the project can be found in the ‘2022-09-29 Scope of Works Fire Strategy Consultant
Digital tender submissions must be received by 12 noon Monday 24th October 2022.
• Paper tender submissions (x1 copy) must be received by 12 noon on Tuesday 25th October 2022 at the
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, SE23 3PQ.
• A compliant tender requires tender submission in both a paper and digital format to be received by the
Horniman Museum at the times detailed above.
• Tender submissions should be made electronically to Tim Hopkins ( followed by
hard copy documents received by the following working day to Horniman Museum & Gardens, 100 London
Road, London SE23 3PQ
• Documents may be sent in MS Word, Excel or PDF format. Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged by
• Shortlisted consultant interviews are scheduled for 31st October. Invitation to interview will be sent out by
27th October.
Please Note: We will not accept tender submissions from companies who have not undertaken a site visit.


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About the buyer


Contact name

Tim Hopkins


100 London Road