Inspiring People: Transforming Our National Portrait Gallery

Inspiring People: Transforming Our National Portrait Gallery

Inspiring People: Transforming Our National Portrait Gallery

Inspiring People is a £35.5m transformation, which will see the National Portrait Gallery’s biggest ever development since the since the building in St Martin’s Place, London opened in 1896.

The project includes a comprehensive re-display of the Gallery’s Collection, combined with a significant refurbishment of the building creating 20 percent more public space and a new Learning Centre. It will also see the Gallery’s most extensive programme of activities nationwide with plans to engage audiences onsite, locally, regionally and online.

The Gallery appointed Jamie Fobert in February 2018 as the architect of the project. Having begun discussions with key stakeholder groups, including Westminster City Council and Historic England, the Gallery is now holding a public consultation on possible design solutions in advance of submitting a planning and listed building consent application in early 2019.

Invitation to a Public Consultation Event

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