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- 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
- THA on Health, 2 October: ‘Is heritage good for your health?’ 12/09/2017
- Robin Hood Gardens demolition is an ‘act of vandalism’ says Simon Smithson 12/09/2017
- Call for Entries 2018: European Union Prize For Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, closing 1 Oct 12/09/2017
- HE online discussion: Challenges for Archaeology – 20/21 Sept 12/09/2017
- The Roman Roads of Britain Visualized as a Subway Map 12/09/2017
- Heritage 2020 @HeritageChat a twitter initiative for historic environment sector 12/09/2017
- Free 1-year IHBC membership for new students on any IHBC Recognised Conservation Course: Another IHBC boost! 08/09/2017
- IHBC’s joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ post-outs under way, with planned circulation to c.17,000 by 2018 08/09/2017
- 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 08/09/2017
- Conservation Wiki and DBW feature retrofit in the National Trust from IHBC’s Context ‘Green Retrofit’ 08/09/2017
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.