BRC Forward Plan 2015-18: Action Plan

 

Key Aim 4: Improve the standard of heritage management and interpretation in all areas of the Museum

4a

Agree and confirm the focus of collecting rolling stock and small relics

 

Review the content of the collection and draw up a rationalisation programme with a view to disposing of items that are:

  • Not relevant to collection policy

  • Duplicate
  • In poor condition

 

Nov 2015

 

No cost

 

C Ashman / B Lawrik/ R Cummings

4b

Improve the standard of presentation throughout the site

Following on from objective 4a:

  • Draw up a plan for clearing the whole site of redundant rolling stock and material

  • Draw up a schedule for day-to-day maintenance of the site
  • Draw up plans for increased covered accommodation to ensure the whole collection is kept under cover

 

2016 

Nov 2015

Nov 2015

 

£5,000 

No cost 

£1.2m 75% HLF grant?

 

C Ashman / M Patterson/ R CummingsR CummingsR Cummings/ P Mitchell

4c

Draw up a programme for refurbishing the rolling stock according to short and medium term priorities

  • Draw up a matrix of factors for selecting items for renovating and / or rebuilding rolling stock

  • Draw up a schedule for the next 4 years, supported by a funding plan

 

Nov 2015

 
2016

£4,000 advice

£40,000 pa +funding

M Patterson / C Ashman

M Patterson / D Aplin

4d

Improve the interpretation of the collection on open display

  • Commission an Interpretation audit

  • Draw up a schedule for implementing the recommendations of the audit
  • Develop interactive displays using models

 

2015
Nov 2015

2016 - 2017

£2,000
 No cost
 
£7,500 pa

MMC
MMC

MMC