Scope of painting work

This online fact sheet outlines the scope of work for painting a heritage place. It is for use for a specific project by the property owner (or consultant acting on behalf of the owner) contracting a painter to undertake work.

It is the owner or consultant’s responsibility to negotiate an agreement regarding the terms and conditions for producing the specifications. Seek legal advice if required.

Download our specifications for the painter form (Word - 34kb).

Specifications to undertake painting work

The specifications for the painter should include:

  • name of property owner/consultant
  • address details of property 
  • aim of project
  • scope of work
  • areas to be painted/not painted
  • liaison arrangements
  • quotes/prices
  • expected timetable.

Clauses to include

Clauses should be included in the project specifications relating to:

  • payment(s)
  • fee proposals to undertake the painting project and hourly rates for any separate portions of work (where required)
  • any changes to the scope of work
  • work experience of the painters carrying out the work.

More information

For more information on painting heritage properties:

Last updated:24 May 2019
Topics: heritage