Chapter 15. Costing and Contracts for Historic Buildings

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Adrian Stenning and
  2. Geoff Evans

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch15

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Stenning, A. and Evans, G. (2007) Costing and Contracts for Historic Buildings, in Understanding Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111720

Online ISBN: 9780470691823



  • building conservation costing;
  • contracts;
  • historic buildings;
  • conservation projects;
  • contract documentation


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Risk

  • Complexity and Quality

  • Approving and Grant-aiding Bodies

  • The Brief and the Budget

  • Contract Documentation

  • Contract Procurement

  • Contract and Contractor Selection

  • Post-contract Cost Monitoring and Control

  • Endnotes