Specifications, Tenders & Procurement in Heritage Ironwork

Event Description

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.


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


  • 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


  • 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

Tickets: £75 (£55 students)

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Bookings must be made at least 15 working days in advance of the course date accompanied by payment in full. Once your booking form and payment have been received a receipt will be sent out. In the event of cancellation by the customer please notify the NHIG Secretary immediately using the below contact details as the following charges will apply: ➣ 14 working days or less before the date – 100% of the cost ➣ More than 14 working days before the date – 15% retention for admin ☐ The NHIG reserves the right to cancel the course with 14 working days notice if sufficient delegate numbers have not been confirmed. ☐ The NHIG and venue provider do not accept liability for personal injury to, or the loss or damage of clothing, equipment or other property belonging to persons attending the course.

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