The Grimwade Centre provides collection care advice to clients on a variety of topics, ranging from specific preventive conservation advice, relative to their collections, to the purchase archival quality storage materials. We provide advice in preventative care, pest management and disaster planning. Our services include condition reports, conservation surveys and the development of conservation strategy management plans.
Preventive conservation is focused on actions, which can slow down or prevent deterioration and damage to collections
Disaster planning and risk assessment
Disaster Preparedness Plans, including initial risk assessment, followed by risk reduction recommendations and a disaster recovery plan
Collection surveys and management plans
Collection assessments and the development of Conservation and Collection Management Strategy Plans, help custodians to manage their collections more effectively
Conservation mounting, housing and storage
We custom-make archival storage and mounting systems for all types of cultural heritage materials. Contact us for your requirements
We provide condition reports for travelling exhitibitions & loans, preparation for display, installation and deinstallation, mounting and general advice
The concept of significance and significance assessment is of critical importance to anyone responsible for the care and management of cultural heritage material.