BRC was awarded
provisional Accreditation in July 2013. This Forward Plan forms part
of an application for full Accreditation which the museum will submit
in November 2014. It was drawn up by a working party of Trustees and
staff under the guidance of an external facilitator and the
Museums Mentor, and defines the organisations activity
for the next four years.
The Forward Plan
will be monitored by the Trustees at quarterly intervals and reviewed annually.
Review of the
our previous plan, we have successfully achieved the following:
Digitalised the archives
Operated trains in
interpretation and focused the collection
restored to operating condition two locomotive boilers
with London Transport Museum, we have successfully restored
Metropolitan No.1 to run on the underground network
The following are
still in progress:
Connect to main
line we are still looking for opportunities to connect to the
main line, or extend our demonstration lines.
manage to increase our covered accommodation It has become a
priority on our new plan
To develop this
plan we engaged the services of a consultant and we canvassed opinion
from volunteers and key personnel to focus our goals.
Monitoring this Plan
the actions identified in this plan will be monitored on an on-going
basis with an update report being prepared for the trustees at their
yearly meeting in November. Milestones will be set for each of the
objectives to assist with progress monitoring. A full review of the
plan will be undertaken at the end of November and action taken
accordingly. Implementation of this plan will be the responsibility
of the Board of Trustees and approved by the Museum Management Committee.