Project Title: National Portrait Gallery Redevelopment
location: St. Martin's Place | Charing Cross | LONDON
Completed: June 2023
Client: National Portrait Gallery
Project Manager: Gardiner & Theobald
Quantity Surveyor: Turner & Townsend
Architect: Jamie Fobert Architects
Structural Engineer: Price & Myers
Services Engineer: Max Fordham
project value: £32million
The extensive refurbishment of the existing Grade I listed galleries provided a new entrance forecourt and retail offering transforming the original 1896 building.
The redevelopment plans included a complete redisplay and reinterpretation of the Gallery’s collection across 40no refurbished galleries, presenting a greater and more diverse selection of portraits; the creation of new retail and catering facilities; and a new Learning Centre for visitors of all ages with studios, breakout spaces and high quality practical facilities.
Major redevelopment of the existing theatre including refurbishment and remodelling of the existing…