The National Trust seek to appoint a suitable Consultant for the production of a Conservation Statement & Feasibility Study

The National Trust seek to appoint a suitable Consultant for the production of a Conservation Statement & Feasibility Study for Glenmona Lodge, Grounds, and outbuildings, situated in Cushendun, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

This Request for Proposal (RFP) sets out The National Trust’s situation and objectives in respect of seeking a proposal for the provision of the following separate studies for Glenmona Lodge, grounds, and outbuildings:

  • A Conservation Statement
  • A Feasibility Study

The Trust invites applications from a range of suppliers as to their capacity, capability, relevant experience to deliver the proposed solution, and a complete set of costings.

The resulting documents will be used by the National Trust as a baseline for a Conservation Management Plan.

These studies will assess the heritage assets of Glenmona Lodge, grounds, and outbuildings, providing detailed framework documents/assessments, that set out the importance of the historical heritage, and allow an informed decision by the Trust, on the future sustainable and viable management of the property.

An important consideration is the connect between Glenmona Lodge, and the wider Cushendun village and community.

The RFP will allow the National Trust to understand which supplier or suppliers (should elements of the contract be awarded separately) will be capable of meeting the requirements and to identify preferred Suppliers based on the information returned.

Any queries that you have relating to this RFP should be submitted no later than 12pm Friday 25th March 2022 to

Deadline Date for Responses: Wednesday 6th April 2022


Timescales and Project Delivery

  • Notification of successful candidate: Monday 4th April 2022
  • Successful Consultant to commence work from Monday 11th April 2022
  • Draft Report’s/Outputs to be provided no later than Wednesday 25th May
  • Presentation of data and reports including findings and recommendations to National Trust project team – no later than June 4th (this will be arranged with project manager)
  • Presentation to wider Cushendun Community – June 2022
  • Final draft of reports and frameworks – June 2022


In association with: The funding agreement for the UK Community Renewal Fund The Secretary of State for levelling up, housing and community


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