‘The terms under which the museum occupies the buildings or sites must be long-term (usually at least 12 months) and be sufficient to keep the collections secure and allow effective forward planning.’ (Accreditation standard, October 2011)

Code for Leasing Business Premises


The Accreditation Standard requires a museum to demonstrate that it has acceptable agreements in place for all its premises to secure the collections and enable effective forward planning. Agreements would normally be expected to be for at least 12 months. The Accreditation Scheme Guidance, Section 1 Organisational health, states: ‘Where occupancy arrangements are for less […]