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Scope and Contents - Small Works

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Scope of content - UK - CAWS (Small Works)

Libraries of pre-written specification clauses, guidance and manufacturer product information are written by our multi-disciplinary specialist team.

NBS Chorus covers multi-discipline content, which means that an accurate specification can be written in less time, avoiding the risk of duplicated or conflicting content.

The Small Works library contains a selection of clauses and associated technical guidance from the UK CAWS content. This concise scope of content is intended for use on simple construction projects which involve architectural, landscape, and associated building services work.

 

Preliminaries

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A9 General Requirements (Home Owner contracts only)
A10 Project particulars
A11 Tender and contract documents
A12 The site/ existing buildings
A13 Description of the work
A20 The Contract
A30 Tendering/ subletting/ supply
A31 Provision, content and use of documents
A32 Management of the works
A33 Quality standards/ control
A34 Security/ safety/ protection
A35 Specific limitations on method/ sequence/ timing
A36 Facilities/ temporary work/ services
A37 Operation/ maintenance of the finished building
A40 Contractor's general cost items: Management and staff
A41 Contractor's general cost items: Site accommodation
A42 Contractor's general cost items: Services and facilities
A43 Contractor's general cost items: Mechanical plant
A44 Contractor's general cost items: Temporary works
A50 Work/ products by/ on behalf of the employer
A51 Nominated subcontractors (where relevant)
A52 Nominated suppliers (where relevant)
A53 Work by statutory authorities/ undertakers
A54 Provisional work/ items
A55 Dayworks


Work sections

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B - Complete buildings/ structures/ units
C - Demolition/ alteration/ renovation
D - Groundwork
E - In situ concrete/large precast concrete
F - Masonry
G - Structural/carcassing metal/timber
H - Cladding/covering
J - Waterproofing
K - Linings/sheathing/dry partitioning
L - Windows/ doors/ stairs
M - Surface finishes
N - Furniture/equipment
P - Building fabric sundries
Q - Paving/planting/fencing/site furniture
R - Disposal systems
S - Piped supply systems
T - Mechanical heating/cooling/refrigeration systems
U - Ventilation/air conditioning systems
V - Electrical supply/power/lighting systems
W - Communications/security/control systems
X - Transport systems
Z - Building fabric reference specification

 

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