Professional Team required for the repair and conversion of The Old King’s Head, Kirton, Lincolnshire

The Old King’s Head, Kirton, Boston is probably the oldest secular building in the area. With a history dating back to 1599 as a Tudor inn, this Grade II building at risk has a rich history with many interesting stories to tell.  Heritage Lincolnshire, an experienced Building Preservation Trust, has recently acquired the building and received a first round Heritage Enterprise pass from the Heritage Lottery Fund with development funding to bring the building back into use as a café with accommodation and provide local jobs, trainee opportunities and boost local tourism.

We now wish to procure a professional team (Lead Architect, Structural Engineer, Quantity Surveyor, M&E Engineer) to develop the scheme and work with Heritage Lincolnshire’s staff, project partners and stakeholders to deliver the development stage work and submission of a second stage application for a grant of £2m from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  During the development stage there will be a full investigation of the historic building and a community consultation programme.

For a full brief email or call  01529 461499.  Expressions of interest should be sent by 8th April 2016 at the latest and the deadline for receipt of completed tenders is 12.00 noon on 13th April 2016.

More information on Heritage Lincolnshire’s website at


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