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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
Daily Archives: 05/09/2017
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’.
Heritage Perspectives 1: Clive Aslet – Treasury taxation on Heritage Maintenance Funds deflect funds from benefiting historic houses
Clive Aslet reports in The Times (limited access) about the impact of treasury taxation on Heritage Maintenance Funds (HMFs) – set up in the 1970’s – in deflecting funds intended for protection of heritage to the taxman.
Heritage Perspectives 2: Don’t Take That view! Gary Barlow goes to war over new-build near his G-II mansion
Gary Barlow’s Grade II listed home is located close to fields where developers plan 54 new homes, and Barlow is backing neighbours who are opposed to the plans – the Parish Council also objected – arguing the development would spoil … Continue reading
Residents in a ‘picture postcard’ village have been left devastated after thieves stole a traditional red phone box weighing three quarters of a ton from outside their homes.