Heritage Surveying

Summers Inman offers a full range of services to the Heritage sector from inception through to completion for any proposed projects or cyclical management regimes, including:.

  • Undertaking work of all sizes in a sympathetic way to ensure the historic assets are used to their full potential and not to compromise their use for future generations
  • Detailed understanding of the asset involved including conservation planning, the significance of the asset and managing it in a way to sustain its value
  • Recording of the significance of the asset
  • Recording of existing structure using 3D laser scanning, BIM and Revit modelling techniques
  • Feasibility studies, option appraisals
  • Heritage cost estimating
  • Maintenance and repair regimes
  • Full management of cyclical tasks (Repairs and Maintenance)
  • Full management of backlog and improvement works
  • Condition and repair surveys
  • Guidance on the management of historic, listed and scheduled structures
  • Understanding of conservation philosophies and principles applicable to heritage sector
  • Defect identification and solution
  • Suitable procurement procedures, not just based on cost but true value for money
  • Understanding of all compliance and legislative issues
  • Considering environmental and sustainable practices
  • Full on site management of quality, cost, programming and safety
  • Agreement of project final accounts
  • Detailed "lessons learnt" sessions and feedback
  • To ensure the asset is managed in an environmentally, sustainable manner which provides a long term solution and end use for buildings
  • Involve and educate others in sustaining heritage, engage and promote and allow reasonable access
  • To help maintain and preserve some iconic cultural North East and National assets

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