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From: Friday 17.11.17
at 9:00am
To: Friday 17.11.17
at 5:00pm

Specifications, Tenders & Procurement in Heritage Ironwork

Location:

St Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD UNITED KINGDOM


National Heritage Ironwork Group invites you to a day of practical guidance which will lead you through the process of writing and understanding specifications on historic ironwork, highlighting pointers and pitfalls in the tendering and procurement process.  Includes a tour of the Cathedral.

 

Specifications:
◾Condition reports
◾Choosing a method of repair
◾Conservation principles
◾Historical significance & cultural context
◾Purpose of works
◾Environment, Timing and Budget

 Tenders: 
◾How to budget for a tendering process
◾Examples of how NOT to tender
◾What legal and commercial issues should you be aware of?
◾Specifying a material which will ensure the right level of workmanship
◾Improving tendering techniques

Procurement:
◾How to get the best value
◾Lines of communication on site
◾The value of a proper paper trail
◾How to procure / choose a company for the works