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The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers, the leading industry body, represents the architectural ironmongery industry through participation on a number of standards committees held by the construction industry and also provides responses to consultations on behalf of the industry.

This page provides some of these industry responses and updates:

New research from GAI has analysed what proportion of a project’s overall cost and ongoing maintenance is attributed to door hardware such as handles, locks, hinges, door closers and other essential ironmongery including electrical hardware. This updates research conducted in the early 1980s by the Property Service Agency (PSA), a former agency of the UK Government. The results from the GAI research shows an increase in the average percentage of build cost attributed to ironmongery since then and has also put a figure on likely maintenance budgets too.

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This page also provides a home for wider industry-related documents which will be of use to members including:

For further details relating to any of these publications please contact GAI Technical Manager Douglas Masterson on technical@gai.org.uk

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Upcoming Event Webinar - GAI update to Industry Standards AM 4 Jun 2020 @ 9:00 - 4 Jun 2020 @ 10:00
Upcoming Event Webinar - GAI update to Industry Standards AM 4 Jun 2020 @ 9:00 - 4 Jun 2020 @ 10:00