Policies & Procedures

Read a set of policies covering a range of activities involved in the day-to-day running of the Gallery.

Immunity from Seizure

Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 provides immunity from seizure for cultural objects which are loaned from overseas to temporary public exhibitions in approved museums or galleries in the UK where conditions are met when the object enters the UK.

The conditions are:
The object is usually kept outside the UK
The object is not owned by a person who is resident in the UK
The import of the object does not contravene any law
The object is brought into the UK for purpose of a temporary public exhibition at an approved museum or gallery
The museum or gallery has published information about the object
Compton Verney gained approval in March 2009

For further information, please refer directly to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 or the DCMS website

Due Diligence

Download the Due Diligence Policy and Procedures


No works require cover


Please contact:
Exhibitions & Collections
Compton Verney
CV35 9HZ, UK
+44 (0)1926 645531

Exhibition policy

Temporary exhibitions play a vital role at Compton Verney in strengthening and increasing audiences, and in making a significant contribution to the cultural landscape of Warwickshire and the wider region and for every temporary exhibition, we strive to maintain international standards of display, design and interpretation.

Download Compton Verney’s Exhibitions Policy

Acquisitions and disposal policy

Available soon

Loans policy

Available soon

Copyright and photography at Compton Verney

Download Compton Verney’s Photography Policy

Gallery rules

To create a pleasant environment and protect the art…

Please leave wet umbrellas and backpacks in the cloakroom
Please walk in the galleries
Please do not touch the works of art
No eating or drinking
No flash photography
Assistance dogs only
Children aged 16 and under must be supervised by an adult
Please ensure that you have your ticket with you at all times

Park rules

To create a pleasant environment and protect the landscape…

Please do not climb the trees
Assistance dogs only in the park
No BBQs or fires
No swimming in the lake
Please respect the resident wildlife
All children aged 12 and under must be supervised by an adult


Conflict of interest policy

Download the Conflicts of Interest Policy

Statement of intent for volunteer involvement policy

Download the Volunteer Involvement with Compton Verney

Health and safety policy

Download the Health and Policy

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