Furniture Conservation Services Panel
Department of Parliamentary Services | Published September 10, 2015 - Deadline October 7, 2015
The Successful Tenderers will be required to match original finish and appearance of furniture and other specified components as per each Scope of Works.
Requirements broadly include the following services:
Refurbishment: includes repair to the physical structure or reinforcement of parts of a furniture item. Typically, works can include; stripping, sanding and refinishing of tabletops and chairs, and re-upholstery in leather or fabric.
Conservation: includes preservation and protection of furniture to repair damage. This may involve consulting with the original designers and/or manufacturers (who hold the moral rights).The conservation program will be based on the assessment of significance, condition, value and the location of furniture items.
Manufacture and replacement: On occasion, new furniture pieces may be required to replace items or replenish the collection. New furniture items are manufactured ‘like for like’ to match existing furniture. Where new pieces are necessary, consultation with DPS Heritage section is required.