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Belper Mills Visitor Centre

The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site (DVMWHS) Partnership is delighted to offer a great opportunity for a consultant to investigate, evaluate and report on a number of options for a vibrant and sustainable DVMWHS Visitor Centre as part of the North and East Mills site in Belper.

The DVMWHS Visitor Centre has to focus on the heritage, stories and complete offer of the DVMWHS’s ‘Central Hub’ as well as communicating and engaging people with the overall Outstanding Universal Value of the whole World Heritage Site, extending 15 miles along the River Derwent from Matlock Bath in the North, to Derby in the South.

The Options Appraisal for a Visitor Centre is an opportunity to inform efforts to secure the heritage for the future, increase the range of cultural opportunities in the area and contribute to sustainable tourism within the DVMWHS.

Full details and application information can be found on the tendering portal at If you are interested in this opportunity, please log in or register for a free account.

Look for CETE090 Vital Valley “Old Spaces, Creative Futures” and go to the information directly here.

Please submit any queries via the tendering portal.

Deadline 19th March at 11am 2020.

Funding for this opportunity is thanks to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Great Place Scheme through the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England.

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