Signage and Wayfinding Design Services Sussex

Signage and Wayfinding Design Services Sussex

To improve the visitor experience and visitor journey across the London and Wakehurst sites.

Contract summary


Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment, Transport and Related Services, Mining and Ores

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

£50k – £100k

Published date

20 November 2017

Closing date

11 December 2017

Contract start date

08 January 2018

Contract end date

07 January 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




The Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew is a world leading botanic garden with two main sites, Kew Gardens Richmond and Wakehurst, Sussex. This contract will cover both sites with the audit sections of this brief to occur simultaneously across both sites. The aims of this contract are:
• To improve the visitor experience and visitor journey across the London and Wakehurst sites.
• To provide opportunities for temporary signage for events, weddings and conferences.
• To work with the Wakehurst team to ensure the full signage and wayfinding of all departments are considered and responded to.
• To create a suite of designs for all required signage types across the site.
• To create a Waymarking system which can be used across the Wakehurst and Kew Gardens sites. It is understood that the application of this system may vary from one site to the other.

We are looking for a supplier who has demonstrable experience of working on similar projects for visitor-facing organisations that included the elements of design and execution of a site wayfinding hierarchy and plan and layout in the environment.


About the buyer


The Herbarium, Kew Green



Other information


ITT and Specification

Part 1 – ITT Specification – Signage and Wayfinding Design ISSUED.doc

The Invitation to tender and response documents can be accessed at the Defra Bravo eTendering Portal (, please search for Opportunity ref: “itt_3678 – Signage and Wayfinding Design Services for RBG Kew”.


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.


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