Carry out inspections of bell installations in support of Quinquennial Surveys.
Inspections may be carried out at other times upon request.
Inspections are confined to a visual inspection of:
Foundation, frame/s, bells and bell fittings.
Electrical installations in the bell and ringing chambers.
Adviser may suggest a more detailed inspection to be made by a specialist contractor.
Provide a written report of findings made.
Advise PCCs how to approach and work with commercial bell hangers.
Provide advice on sources of possible external funding.
Advise on the management of of major projects.
Provide/assist in provision of maintenance training.
Collate information about the condition of rings within the Branch.
Establish and maintain a database of useful information, e.g.
Offers of redundant fittings, people willing to provide practical assistance,
sources of bell ropes, muffles, material for stays etc.
Former Project Manager.
Project management of the restoration and augmentation of the ring at Aller, Somerset.