Spon's Landscape Contract Handbook: A guide to good practice and procedures in the management of lump sum landscape contracts (Hardback) book cover

Spon's Landscape Contract Handbook

A guide to good practice and procedures in the management of lump sum landscape contracts

By Hugh Clamp, H. Clamp

© 1995 – Taylor & Francis

208 pages

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Hardback: 9780419183006
pub: 1995-08-10
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pub: 2003-09-02
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This indispensable manual for landscape work covers the documentation and management of landscape contracts. It is written for all those involved in the landscape industry.


From the reviews of the first edition:

'Sets out the best practices and procedures for all the parties concerned in landscape contracts. For anyone professionally involved in the landscape industry' - Chartered Surveyor Weekly

'It is a book all practices should own and whose advice all practitioners should possess.' - Landscape Design

'…it constitutes an invaluable aid to students, practitioners and contractors, being written in a readable, unstuffy style, while achieving the author's stated aim of highlighting the main elements of landscape contractual procedures.' - Landscape and Urban Planning

'Everything a rural planning office will need to know about how a landscape architect draws up a landscape contract.' - International Yearbook of Rural Planning

'…the contents include a wealth of information of use to all those involved in the landscape industry.' - Turf Management

'Invaluable for everyone professionally involved in the landscape industry… The author's experience of private practice and contract drafting makes the book a good mixture of practical experience and an industry-wide overview.' - Aslib Book List

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition. Preface to the first edition. Acknowledgements. The contract documents. Landscape contract drawings. Landscape contract specification. Landscape quantities. Landscape lump sum contract conditions. Landscape subcontracts. Plant supplies. Plant handling. Landscape contract administration. Landscape maintenance. Indoor planting. Appendices. Further reading. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / Estimating