Managing Building Maintenance

This page summarises the discussions at a CFM meeting on managing maintenance. 

A man fixing a chimney stack on a Victorian building.

Cutting costs on building maintenance can result in long-term damage to the building fabric (Photo: Annettte McGill)

Maintenance management requires a wide range of different skills, from understanding buildings to project management and staff supervision.

Good maintenance will keep your property assets useful and safe, as well as protecting their long-term value.

The meeting looked at three key aspects of managing maintenance: preventive maintenance, strategic maintenance and critical maintenance.

Programme:

Developing planned preventive maintenance
Speaker:
Paul Chilton, Head of City of London office, Cluttons llp

Developing an effective building maintenance strategy
Speaker:
Kath Fontana, FRICS, Managing Director, ISS Technical Services

Chair, RICS Professional Group Board for Facilities Management

Critical maintenance
Speaker:
Gordon Ludlow, Senior Property Advisor, Ethical Property Company

Related materials

See the presentations delivered at this meeting below:

Kath Fontana's presentation on Developing a maintenance strategy (PDF, 300KB)

Gordon Ludlow's presentation on Essential Maintenance (PDF, 600KB)