Redevelopment of Lancaster University Management School

Sponsor: RIBA

Type: RFQ

Location: Lancaster, UK

Awards: An equal honorarium of £10,000 (+VAT) will be paid to each of the five design teams short-listed to participate in the tender and design concept phase of the competition.

Languages: English

Eligiblity: Architects and design teams. Expressions of Interest are invited in accordance with the requirements set out in the Preliminary Briefing Paper, Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire available from the University’s e-tendering system at


30 June 2015 – Expressions of interest deadline

Design Challenge: Lancaster University is seeking Expressions of Interest from architects and design teams for the redevelopment of its internationally renowned Management School. The project is to redevelop the Management School to create a truly world-class and innovative teaching, research and business-engagement environment to cater for the future needs of students, staff and business partners. It is anticipated that the redevelopment will open by the summer of 2019. The appointed design team will work with the University to establish the best use of existing facilities, development site(s) and new build opportunities to provide a total of circa 18,000m2 of accommodation and develop the scheme to achieve the necessary statutory consents, through to construction, delivery and handover.

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