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Handbook for Clerks of Works

Author: Greater London Council. Department of Architecture and Civic Design.
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science : Architectural Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Council, Greater London.
Handbook for Clerks of Works : Greater London Council Department of Architecture and Civic Design.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1983
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greater London Council. Department of Architecture and Civic Design.
ISBN: 9781483102344 1483102343
OCLC Number: 895435908
Notes: 4Visits of Structural Engineers to sites.
Description: 1 online resource (145 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Handbook for Clerks of Works: Greater London Council Department of Architecture and Civic Design; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. Duties and Responsibilities of a Clerk of Works; 1 Generally; 2 Definition of duties; 3 Effect of Clause 10; Definition of Clerk of Works duties in issue of instructions; 5 Contractor's attitudes; 6 Specific limitations to Clerk of Works duties; 7 Varieties of duties of a Clerk of Works; 8 Knowledge of contract documents; 9 Building Regulations and Acts; 10 Co-operative relations with Agent; 11 Anticipation; 12 Interpretation. 13 Inspection14 Reporting; 15 Recording and the Job Diary; 16 Diary items; 17 Issue of Diary; 18 Query and Answer Book; 19 Weekly report-; 20 Percentage completion figures for housing; 21 Safety; 22 Labour disputes; Chapter 2. Commencement of a Contract; 1 Briefing meetings; 2 Handing-over of site; 3 Siting of offices; 4 Telephone; 5 Datum points forsetting out and levelling; 6 Trees; 7 Contractor's name boards; 8 Council notice boards; 9 Bulk supplies; 10Existing services; 11 Levels over site; 12 Pavements; Chapter 3. Site Levels and Boundaries; 1 Surface levels of site; 2 Fly tipping. 3 Agreement and recording of surface levels4 Level book; 5 Datum for levels; 6 Adjoining property; 7 Damage to property; 8 Adjoining contracts; 9 Completed services; 10 Site boundaries; 11Street lighting; 12 Temporary fencing owned by the Council; Chapter 4. Contract Documents; 1 Form of contract; 2 Contract drawings; 3 Clerk of Works in the form of contract; 4 Matters on which the architect is empowered to issue instructions; 5 Confirmations within two working days; 6 Timely supply of information; 7 Extension of time of completion; 8 Stoppages; 9 Nominated sub-contractors and suppliers. 10 Care of drawings11 Amendments to drawings and documents; 12 Index to Specification or Contract Bills; 13 Return of documents; 14 Completion certificates; Chapter 5. Progress of Works; 1 Responsibility of Clerk of Works for progress; 2 Weekly report-to chart progress of the works and factors that affect that progress; 3 Records of labour; 4 Record of stoppages; 5 Potential causes of delay; 6 Progress charts; 7 Site meetings; 8 Marking up progress charts; 9 Routine records of progress matters; 10Progress difficulties; 11 Errors involving loss of time; Chapter 6. Instructions to Contractors. 1 Additional works2 Site instructions by Clerk of Works; 3 Dayworks; 4 Contractor's vouchers; 5 Contractor's paysheets; 6 Instruction to correct defective work; Chapter 7. Site Investigations; 1 General; 2 First investigation of a site; 3 Soils investigation by specialist firms; 4 Primary purpose of term contracts; 5 Other Soils Engineering problems; 6 Chemical Analyses; 7 Co-ordination of Theory and Practice; 8 Spacing of trial bores; 9 Sub-soil soundings; 10 Code of Practice; Chapter 8. Foundations; 1Setting out foundations; 2Bottoms of excavations; 3Excavation beyond contract depth.
Responsibility: Greater London Council, Department of Architecture and Civic Design.

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