In Perpetuity Memorial Maintenance
long term regular, routine maintenance of the Combined Operations Command
Memorial has been secured
in a recently signed "in perpetuity" agreement between the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA)
and the Combined Operations Memorial Fund (COMF) at a cost of £6,135.09.
Images of the 3 page agreement and confirmation of payment to the NMA funded by an
interest free loan.]
maintenance, refurbishment, development and improvement of the memorial
structures will remain the responsibility of the COMF.
Regular Routine Maintenance Agreement (NMA)
agreement, the memorial footprint and its
immediate surroundings will be maintained to a good
standard in perpetuity by the NMA. For accounting purposes, the agreement has been calculated over 20 years
at a cost of £25.56 per month or £306.75 per year or £6135.09 in total.
To allow the agreement and the maintenance
work to take immediate effect, the NMA has been paid in full through an interest free loan
accounted for on the
webpage. The purpose of the Just Giving fund raising appeal, is to
repay this loan.
Occasional Structural Maintenance (COMF)
The COMF remains responsible for the repair
and maintenance of the
dedication plaque, large stones, mosaic, mosaic wall, trees, crushed
slate, information display board and any future developments or
improvements to the memorial. Future anticipated costs may, subject to NMA
the replacement of the wooden information display board with a recycled
plastic wood grain effect equivalent, estimated to cost in excess of £1,000, the
replacement of the loose crushed slate with a solid surface due to
frequent flood damage, estimated at £2,500 and the uncosted re-lettering of the
dedication plaque and re-grouting of the mosaic.
Just Giving Fundraising
Appeal - Target
Donations of any size towards the cost of
the maintenance agreement will be warmly welcomed and gratefully received.
Any funds received in excess of this amount will be credited to the
Combined Operations Memorial Fund.
This and all income
and expenditure is, and will be, accounted for on the
COMF webpage. To donate just click on
the link below.
'Crowd Funding' Memorial Maintenance
Thank you for your
interest and support.