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The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is a Grade I-listed building suffering from pigeons roosting on the higher-level corbels, balconies, column heads, sills and ledges. Since the museum is also a popular tourist attraction, it was necessary to minimise the negative visual effect any deterrents would have.

Once the scaffold was in situ and other maintenance and stone-cleaning work was under way, EBS carried out a full survey of the affected areas with a view to designing a bespoke specification that would meet all requirements.

Further site meetings between EBS and the Estate Directorate fine-tuned this specification.

Also included at this stage was the design and fabrication of some bespoke stainless-steel posts to strengthen corner fixings. This final specification was then used for a competitive tender of the installation contract which was won by EBS. The installation programme was co-ordinated with the main contractor on site, with the project finishing on time and to the pre-agreed cost.

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