Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog

IHBC at the Natural Stone Show 2019? Naturally… and packed with free IHBC-recognised CPD – 30 April-2 May, ExCel!

The IHBC will host its regular stand at the Natural Stone Show’s Conservation Area in April, in London’s ExCel, so please be sure to visit us there, and remember that this busy event also offers lots of free IHBC-recognised CPD … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes Historic England Angel Award 2018 winner – Great Yarmouth PT – as part of Context’s international ‘European Perspectives’ issue

The winners of the 2018 Historic England Angel Awards, co-funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, include Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust (PT) Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People, currently featured in IHBC’s most recent Context, Darren Barker … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £2.4M+ costed work this week: Character Statements for N Herts Conservation Areas sought, closing 4/2, value £75 -100k

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers for this week features a call from Supply Hertfordshire … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Suffolk campaigners hope listed monument to St Edmund will deter developers

The East Anglian Daily Times has reported on how a tight-knit community determined to protect their village’s history has pulled together to protest against a housing development on what they consider to be sacred ground – marked by a stone … Continue reading

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IHBC ‘Members with benefits’: Free IHBC CPD and entry at London’s LPOC Property Show, 9-10 Feb

The IHBC has continued its CPD partnering with the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC) into 2019 with free places for members and an IHBC stand on offer at the London Listed Property Show, on 9-10 February in the Olympia, as … Continue reading

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IHBC celebrates 2016 Gus Astley Student Award ‘Trustee selection’ winner now in print: On lighthouses as ‘machines for living in’

The IHBC has welcomed the publication by 2016 IHBC Student Award ‘Trustee Selection’, Tom Nancollas, of his book based on the dissertation ‘A machine for living in: appraising the rock lighthouse interior, 1800-1905’, presented on the IHBC recognised course in … Continue reading

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Association for Project Safety (APS) calls for IHBC members input to CDM survey, as 2019 School focusses on heritage and risk

Not least in light of IHBC’s forthcoming Annual School on 4-6 July in Nottingham – on ‘Heritage, Risk and Resilience’ – Barri Millar of the Association for Project Safety (APS) has particularly asked IHBC members to contribute to a survey … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Walton pub to be demolished despite petition to save it

A well-known former pub in Walton will be demolished to make way for a new 40-bedroom hotel, as reported by YMLiverpool.

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IHBC’s 2019 Annual School welcomes keynote speaker: Zaki Aslan, Conservation architect and Director of ICCROM-Sharjah

The IHBC has welcomed Zaki Aslan as the keynote Day School speaker at its 2019 Annual School – the lead event in the calendar of the UK’s built and historic environment conservation specialists – which will take place in Nottingham … Continue reading

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Career interests in heritage? See IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ review of skills needs from the amenity bodies such as Victorian Society, to government and the private sector

To help profile career opportunities across the conservation and heritage sectors, the IHBC now offers regular reviews of job openings and staff appointments featured in our ‘Jobs etc.’ service, so if you have an interest in a heritage related career … Continue reading

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IHBC ‘Members with benefits’: 15% off ‘Building Conservation’ courses from CIOB Academy – 6/7 February (London); 19/20 February (Swansea)… and PM in London too!

The CIOB Academy has continued its support for IHBC members on select courses, as it offers members 15% off forthcoming courses in Building Conservation and Project Management (PM), simply using the code below.

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £54K+ costed work this week: Deadline Extension as SDNPA seeks architect for conversion of a historic farmstead 11/01, value £35-50K

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers for this week features a call with a revised … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Tyne and Wear BPT lead in ‘forgotten’ city centre buildings boosted by Coastal Revival Fund

The Sunderland Echo has celebrated a cash boost from the Coastal Revival Fund for Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust that will help deliver ambitious plans to revitalise a forgotten corner of Sunderland city centre. image: HE website

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IHBC’s ‘Welcome to the New Year’ 2: Nominate for the IHBC Marsh Awards 2019 – Celebrate OUTSTANDING retired IHBC members, and SUCCESSFUL new Heritage Learners – Closing 28 Feb!

The IHBC’s Marsh Awards, developed in partnership with the Marsh Christian Trust, enters its fourth year with the promotion of the 2019 Awards – celebrating ‘Retired IHBC members’ and ‘New learners in heritage practice’ – with prizes for each that … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Renovation of Oxford’s historic Jam Factory building nears completion

The Oxford Mail has reported on major renovation work at Oxford’s historic Jam Factory building, which is nearing completion.

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IHBC’s ‘Welcome to the New Year’ 1: ‘European Perspectives’ in Context 157, includes Jokilehto on ‘Concerning Heritage’, ‘Brexit’ takes and more

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, reporting on ‘European Perspectives’ in conservation, and including the usual plethora of updates, reviews and opinion, alongside themed articles prefaced by IHBC 2018 School keynote speaker Prof Jukka … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £200K+ costed work this week: NHMF seeks ‘Parks for People’ impact assessment, closing 28/01, value £55-60k

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers for this week features a call from the National … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Six-home development plan for land surrounding Wrexham’s historic Ruabon monument refused

Plans to build a small housing development on land surrounding the historic Ruabon monument in Wales have been refused, reports Wrexham.com.

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IHBC’s CPD Boost’: See the ‘Place Value Wiki’ from PLACE Alliance

The Place Value Wiki brings together in a ‘raw’ form the range of rigorous research evidence that links the ‘quality’ and design of ‘place’ with the value added in health, social, economic and environmental terms, and as a wiki it … Continue reading

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Context themes and dates for 2019 now online, and FREE BOXES available for key user groups… just let us know!

The IHBC has posted online the planned future themes for our membership journal Context, so members can plan their own CPD, offer us content, and suggest future themes – and we now also offer free boxes of Contexts (c.60 per box) for … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes government agreement to ‘take forward all of the recommendations in the Hackitt review’

The IHBC has welcomed government’s agreement to ‘take forward all of the recommendations in the Hackitt review’, as the IHBC continues its support for the ‘100% Hackitt’ programme.

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‘Strategy for future of the NHLE: sector perspective’ – Call for Evidence closing dates extended, for IHBC and others

Matthew Saunders’ report for Historic England on ‘Developing a strategy for the future of the National Heritage List for England (NHLE): the sector’s perspective’, has a revised programme in its call for evidence – which includes a request for IHBC-specific … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Manchester Academy students receive Historic England plaque

History students at Manchester Academy were thrilled to receive a Historic England Heritage Schools plaque, recognising their hard work investigating local heritage.

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IHBC’s FREE Modernist ‘CPD boost’ for your New Year: Open Culture flags Bauhaus books and journals to download

Anyone can download beautifully designed Bauhaus books & journals for free, including from luminaries such as Gropius, Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy & more. image: Monoskop.org

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IHBC’s ‘Christmas Gift’ No.3: ‘Best of the Blogs’ – 100 most popular NewsBlog pages of 2018, from ‘free tasters’ to ‘BS 7913’ and more

For your Christmas (and New Year) perusal, the IHBC offers a listing of then top 100 pages of our hugely popular NewsBlog services visited by readers over 2018, which include free taster ‘NewsBlogs’ and BS 7913, as they demonstrate just … Continue reading

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