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- New arrangements for National Amenity Society statutory consultations in England: IHBC’s ToolBox Guidance Note now out 17/11/2017
- IHBC Scotland Branch AGM follows SCT’s IHBC-supported Conference on ‘Conservation Areas’: 27 November, Glasgow 17/11/2017
- IHBC members: Can you help? ‘Bats in Churches’ survey closes 30 Nov 17/11/2017
- IHBC HESPR’s weekly top weekly pick from c.£3.8M+ costed work: HE seeks research on ‘the Roman London Riverside Wall’, up to £9000, closing 30/11 17/11/2017
- IHBC Rural Panel offers CPD boost on ‘Vulnerability Brown’: The Gardens Trust on Capability Brown landscapes at risk 17/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes VAG bursaries for winter conference, closing 4 December: Theme ‘Vernacular survival’, 6-7 Jan, Leicester 17/11/2017
- Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Special Notice: Hon Secretary Neil Baxter stands down 17/11/2017
- A piece of Leeds heritage – Temple Mill in Holbeck – for (from) £1? 17/11/2017
- Irresponsible development razes GII Tudno Castle Hotel, Llandudno 17/11/2017
- Derry/Londonderry historic core voted RTPI NI’s ‘Best Place’ 17/11/2017
- Pressure mounts on Plymouth council to sort crumbling Palace Theatre 17/11/2017
- Nuclear shelter vent turned into R2D2 from Star Wars 17/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes DD Architects to our HESPR register: ‘Companies large and small gain from special HESPR’s service support and benefits’ 15/11/2017
- IHBC CPD boost on ‘IPR’ from Design council: What is Intellectual Property? – An expert’s introduction 15/11/2017
- Liverpool takes back £7m parks deal from private firm 15/11/2017
- Interactive map of construction activity across UK and Ireland launched 15/11/2017
- DExEU releases a list of 58 sectors with written impact assessments relating to Brexit 15/11/2017
- THA: Heritage and Health Questionnaire for England 15/11/2017
- £5m project to turn Wedgwood Institute into new enterprise centre 15/11/2017
- Thousands of Rome’s historical images digitized 15/11/2017
- Telegraph on England’s ‘at-risk churches’: Number grows as Historic England warns dwindling congregations are struggling 15/11/2017
- BBC on conservation conundrums: V&A to display Robin Hood Gardens Brutalist flats 15/11/2017
- IHBC 2018 School, Belfast, 21-23 June – First marker: ‘Heritage Collective’ (HESPR member) welcomed as Principal School Sponsor 10/11/2017
- LAST CHANCE – IHBC’s Course Connection Day 2017! 10/11/2017
- IHBC, heritage and client bodies partner to warn government of flawed policy in retrofitting older homes 10/11/2017
Monthly Archives: August 2017
The IHBC has launched a new Guidance Note (GN2017/5) on ‘Thatching, chimney stacks and fire’, exploring a single issue that brings together the most fundamental considerations in conservation practice: material, construction, design and risk.
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) has featured Carsten Hermann’s article on ‘Energy-related retrofits… a comparison between Germany and the UK’ published in the IHBC’s ‘Green retrofit’ issue of Context, No.149.
A thousand years of Venetian records, maps and images could digitally reconstruct this city’s deep history.
An independent study led by Historic England (HE) and co-funded by the Heritage Lottery Find (HLF), has been published, revealing how people feel about the impacts of cuts on local authority heritage services in the South West.
Wales’ national parks could lose their status as internationally recognised protected areas if a Welsh Government review is implemented, a panel of experts has warned.
A man who set fire to a Grade II-listed 16th Century timber framed manor house, Wythenshawe Hall, Greater Manchester leaving it partly destroyed, has been jailed. image Friends of Wythenshawe
A new report from Historic England (HE) – ‘Translating Good Growth for London’s Historic Environment’ – demonstrates how heritage can successfully underpin London’s growth.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is urging people across Scotland to come face to face with history to celebrate the first ever Heritage Awareness Day on October 6.
IHBC’s London Branch looks to the future of Conservation Areas: ‘Back to the Future – The next 50 years…’, London, 3 Oct
The IHBC’s London Branch is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civic Amenities Act 1967, which established Conservation Areas, by looking ahead against a ‘background of reduced local authority expenditure and continuing uncertainty over funding’, in our ‘Back to the … Continue reading
The IHBC is continuing its review of Branch needs and priorities with a Committee-led survey out now, and thanks the Branches that have submitted responses to date – East Midlands; Wales; Yorkshire; South East; West Midlands and South – while … Continue reading
HESPR’s top pick of the week: A&DS seeks ‘a unique project for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice.. working with children and young people and the… theme ‘Freespace’’, closing 11 September, valued £59,000
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, and the IHBC Director’s top bid pick for … Continue reading
IHBC members with benefits: reduced rates at HTN’s ‘Inspiring Heritage for All’ conference: Hull, 3-4 October
The IHBC is delighted to support again the Annual Conference of the Heritage Trust Network (HTN) in Hull, 3-4 October, with c.15% reductions in fees on offer to IHBC members.
War Memorials Trust urges custodians and those responsible for war memorials to apply for funding as soon as possible where conservation and repair is needed as there is now limited funding available while the next deadline for grant applications is … Continue reading
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, offers his support to help make the city the world’s first National Park City and one of the greenest cities on earth.
From 1 September 2017 a Heritage Impact Statement will be required to support any application for listed building or conservation area consent in Wales, as the Heritage Impact Statement will replace the Design and Access Statement in the application process … Continue reading
New guidance to help professionals assess the potential impacts of future development on Scotland’s coastal landscapes has been published by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). image Fiona Newton, IHBC
In an opinion piece, Peter Raisbeck suggests that there are people in this world who don’t think architecture has much to do with research.
£15 million Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund to boost region’s tech, creative and cultural industries
Towns and cities across the North of England can bid for grants to help build a lasting regional legacy from the Great Exhibition of the North. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
An historic 120-year-old barn, the Cadbury Barn, Manor Farm Park, just off Bristol Road South, once owned by the Cadbury family, has been razed to the ground by arsonists.
Is your IHBC fee late? Remember, ‘Money is not the barrier’ to our support for your heritage career, job or trade – from low fees to no fees…’
If your IHBC fee is late, get it sorted now, and remember that money is not the barrier to IHBC support for your career ambitions as, alongside our great value, income-linked low fee rates, we offer lots of help to … Continue reading
The IHBC has welcomed the Policy Briefing from the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) ‘The Retro Fit-Up’, which highlights the problems with the current energy assessment method, especially in terms of traditional buildings operated as rental properties by its … Continue reading
British Land, Costain, Crossrail, Kier, Multiplex, SBID, Sir Robert McAlpine and Skanska were all represented when Stone Federation Great Britain met stakeholders in its creation of an ‘Ethical Stone Register’.
‘Vulnerability’ Brown – Gardens Trust seeks input to report highlighting risk to Capability Brown landscapes!
As a follow-up to last year’s Capability Brown tercentenary, the Gardens Trust, supported by Historic England, is preparing a report on Capability Brown landscapes at risk.
As part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy, a record £80m-plus is being invested to create a step-change in collaboration between the country’s internationally-renowned creative industries and universities across the UK.
Chair of Built Environment Scotland (BEFS), Graeme Purves, tells members about the restoration of an overgrown renaissance garden in Granton as a catalyst for urban renewal.