Expression of Interests to Run Museum Cafe

Expression of Interest to Run Museum Cafe


Cynon Valley Museum Trust (CVMT), is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals and organisations interested in running the Museum Café at Cynon Valley Museum.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum saw over 19,000 visitors a year. The cafe in addition to daily visitors provides additional catering across the Museum’s functions such as room hires, exhibition launches, and large events. As Cynon Valley Museum emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic following its successful reopening in 2021 it is seeking a licensee to run the Museum Café.

Cynon Valley Museum Trust wishes at this stage to receive expressions of interest from individuals and organisations who are passionate about the local area, its history and can work in partnership, embarking on a journey in which both the Museum and Café flourish, and realise CVMT’s five-year business plan.  

Cynon Valley Museum Trust is looking for an individual or organisation who will be able to meet the following requirements

  • A varied and healthy menu including options for various dietary requirements.  
  • A flexible approach to working in partnership with CVMT, such as events and hires. 
  • A reliable individual/organisation 
  • An individual/organisation who is friendly and welcoming to all people. 
  • An individual/organisation who is fully compliant with current food and hygiene legislation 
  • An individual/organisation with a proven track record of running similar successful ventures 
  • An individual/organisation who can make a positive contribution within the heritage sector and community.  


Submit your Expression of Interest

The Expression of Interest is the first stage of the process to appoint a new licensee, this will be followed by a more comprehensive application form which will be shared by CVMT following the submission of Expression of Interest. The current timeframe for the licensing process is to receive all final licensee applications by March 20th at Midnight.

If you are interested in expressing your interest at this stage please contact Cynon Valley Museum Trust by completing the contact form below or contact the Fundraising and Finance Officer directly via email




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