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- IHBC seeks ‘Consultant Policy Advisor’: Closing 23 October 19/09/2017
- Urgent reminder: IHBC late fees due! ‘Money is not the barrier’ to IHBC’s support for your heritage career, job or trade – from low fees to no fees…’ 19/09/2017
- IHBC-ALGAO-HE: LA conservation and archaeology stats 2017 now out – capacity drops again despite rise in work! 19/09/2017
- Scotland’s Lime specialist SLCT hosts HRH Prince Charles, celebrating 20,000th learner: Colin Rowan 19/09/2017
- Victorian Society marks 10 years of endangered buildings campaigning with new top 10 list 19/09/2017
- The UK’s first plot shop opens for self and custom build homes 19/09/2017
- Considerate Constructors Scheme achieves 100,000 milestone 19/09/2017
- Vic Soc on Bristol landmark threatened by student flats 19/09/2017
- DCMS Report: The role of culture, sport and heritage in place shaping 19/09/2017
- UK’s best preserved WW1 aerodrome secures National Lottery cash 19/09/2017
- IHBC on Project Management at Bishop Auckland, 18/19 Oct: CIOB President (and newly accredited Full IHBC member) helps spread the word! 16/09/2017
- IHBC and COTAC jointly welcome BIM4Heritage’s launch conference 16/09/2017
- HESPR’s weekly tenders @ £2.3Million+ of costed work: Top picks – Stock condition survey @£70-100k, and C&MPs for Brighton Royal Pavilion Garden 16/09/2017
- IHBC CPD in depth and in Context: ‘Reconciling conservation and sustainable development’ 16/09/2017
- ARB pre-consultation survey: Exploring ‘appropriate qualifications and training’ for architects – closes midnight, 2 October 16/09/2017
- Parliamentary update: Culture, Media & Sport Committee – membership confirmed 16/09/2017
- An Inspector concludes… ‘Townhouse restoration outweighs loss of housing despite marginal supply’ 16/09/2017
- Grenfell Tower fire: Inquiry ‘can and will provide answers’ 16/09/2017
- 60 years on: Planning inspectorate rules that Somerset lane is not a right of way 16/09/2017
- Spot the Bull: Time-lapse video shows revamp of Bracknell town centre 16/09/2017
- ‘What is a marketing exercise for ‘BAR’ and ‘HAR’? IHBC answers in our new ToolBox Guidance Note on ‘Marketing of heritage assets’ 12/09/2017
- Answers to car parking in conservation areas: ‘Conservation and Urbanism’ in IHBC’s Context 150 12/09/2017
- DBW selection from Open House London 2017 festival: 16/17 September 12/09/2017
- Do you know anyone who deserves a national honour? If so, DCMS wants to hear from you! 12/09/2017
- Nominations for Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Awards 2017: Open till 30 Sept 12/09/2017
Author Archives: IHBC NewsBlog
The Heritage Alliance has announced that booking is now open for their annual debate scheduled for Monday 2 October at The Adelphi Suite, The Waldorf Hilton: ‘Is heritage good for your health?’
Simon Smithson, the son of the architects behind the soon-to-be-demolished Robin Hood Gardens, has attacked politicians for tampering with the heritage-listing system, to erase prime examples of the UK’s post-war architecture.
Call for Entries 2018: European Union Prize For Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, closing 1 Oct
Applications for the next edition of the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, taking place during the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, can be submitted until 1 October 2017.
The Historic England LinkedIn group is having an online discussion in the 21 Century Challenges for Archaeology series on 20– 21 September entitled ‘New models for advisory services: potential future roles for local authority archaeology services and Historic England’.
Sasha Trubetskoy, an undergraduate statistics major at the University of Chicago, has made a Roman Roads of Britain Network Map in the graphic-design style of the subway maps you’ll find in London or any other major city today.
Heritage 2020 sets up monthly #HeritageChat for the historic environment sector using the handle @HeritageChat.
Free 1-year IHBC membership for new students on any IHBC Recognised Conservation Course: Another IHBC boost!
The IHBC is delighted to announce that students in the first year of an IHBC Recognised Conservation Course can have up to one year free membership of the professional body – simply join online!
IHBC’s joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ post-outs under way, with planned circulation to c.17,000 by 2018
As the IHBC promotes the widest dissemination of our joint statement on built and historic environment conservation practice, the ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ – our current post-out to members is tied to a planned circulation of up to 17,000 by … Continue reading
HESPR’s top pick from £150,000+ of costed work this week: London borough seeks ‘design brief & outline business case for a heritage & cultural centre’, closing 22 September, valued £65,000
The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members a weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ that brings business opportunities together into one handy resource – this week with costed work at £150,000 … Continue reading
Conservation Wiki and DBW feature retrofit in the National Trust from IHBC’s Context ‘Green Retrofit’
Paul Southall, environmental advisor at the National Trust explores ‘Energy efficiency for the National Trust’ in his article for the IHBC’s member journal Context special issue on ‘Green Retrofit’, which is now featured on the IHBC and Designing Buildings Wiki … Continue reading
Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year for four days in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, … Continue reading
HE highlights TCPA’s 70th anniversary online and in debate – From Hugh Ellis and Bob Kindred to Birgitta Ringbeck and Deborah Mays
Historic England has launched its next ‘Heritage Online Debate’ (successor to the Conservation Bulletin), a celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the 1947 Town and Country Planning Act – ‘The Mother of All Planning Acts’ – which marked the ‘birth … Continue reading
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched her Programme for Government for 2017/2018, which confirms that planning, climate change and Crown Estate bills will be introduced.
High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd. has published its ‘Phase One Historic Environment Research and Delivery Strategy’, which intends to cover ‘all aspects of the historic environment including built heritage, archaeology and the historic landscape.’
Elmbridge Borough Council has launched a new planning compliance service to carry investigations into breaches of planning control.
The ‘wilful destruction’ of a 400-year-old Jacobean ceiling in the heart of Bristol’s Old City has sparked calls for a planning loophole to be closed.
A London office block described as a ‘bright red hideous mess’ has been named the UK’s worst building in the Building Design Magazine (BD) 2017 Carbuncle Cup.
IHBC asks: Are you planning for sustainable heritage? Look beyond building performance, to place, says Chetwyn in IHBC’s Context 150
IHBC past Chair Dave Chetwyn argues that sustainable development must be considered not only in terms of efficient building performance, but also in the wider context of place use and planning, as he explores ‘Planning for sustainable historic places’ in … Continue reading
A £200m plan to build a bridge covered with trees over the River Thames in central London has officially been abandoned.
Despite the current housing crisis, a survey carried out by MFS indicates that househunters are opting for older properties over new-builds.
In its response to the latest Scottish Government ‘Position Statement’ on planning Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) has expressed disappointment that the scope of the review has shifted from major reform to a series of procedural changes.
The Wiston Whole Estate Plan 2017-2030 was approved by the South Downs National Park Authority’s Policy and Resource Committee on 20 July 2017.
Have your say in Landscape Institute’s major education and practice review: 5 & 27 September and after
The Landscape Institute (LI) is investing in a large, cross-discipline review of education and practice in not just landscape design, but all areas and specialisms of the profession spanning management, science, planning and urban design, and will conduct the survey … Continue reading
The ideas for restoring and presenting the famous Grade 1 listed 18th-century mansion Clandon Park, destroyed by fire in 2015, presented by six separate teams, are on display at Clandon Park until 1 October, one of which owner the National … Continue reading
The Heritage Alliance (THA) has published a paper entitled ‘Rural heritage under threat: looking after our landscapes post Brexit’.