Posted: 21 Mar, 2019

We’re delighted to hear that several museum schemes involving Focus Consultants have been shortlisted in the Museums and Heritage Awards 2019.

The D-Day Story in Portsmouth has been named as a finalist in the Permanent Exhibition of the Year category and also, one of its volunteers, John Jenkins, has been selected for the shortlist in the Volunteer of the Year Award (individual). Focus was the project manager, quantity surveyor, business planner and employer’s agent for the £5m revamp at the museum, completed last year.

Shortlisted in the Innovation of the Year Award is the Museum ExplorAR augmented reality experience at the National Museum of Wales. Focus project managed the eight-year redevelopment of St Fagans National Museum of History, and also provided business planning and quantity surveying services on the scheme, which was completed last year.

The Aerospace Bristol Learning Programme at Aerospace Bristol has been shortlisted in the Educational Initiative of the Year Award, while the museum’s gift shop has been shortlisted in the turnover under £500k category. Focus was the project manager and cost consultants for Aerospace Bristol when it created a new home for the last Concorde to be built and flown, opening in 2017.

The Museums and Heritage Awards ceremony takes place in London on 15th May.

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