Daily Archives: 03/10/2017

IHBC congratulates first female winner of CIOB’s Construction Manager of the Year Award: ‘Raising the profile of women in construction’ 

The IHBC is delighted to congratulate Margaret Conway, project manager at McAleer & Rushe, who has secured CIOB-led Construction Manager of the Year Award (CMYA) for project leadership in Belfast – the first woman ever to win the overall title … Continue reading

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IHBC Annual School videos online, on IHBC’s Youtube: From Manchester 2017 to Belfast 2018!

If you missed the 2017 IHBC Annual School in Manchester last June, you can to find out more on the conference theme ‘Transport Infrastructure’ by checking out the IHBC’s YouTube channel video selection, and also get a taster of Belfast 2018.

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IHBC CPD boost from DBW: ‘Check out that Playboy heritage’ 

IHBC’s Wiki partner, Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – the construction industry knowledge base – features the home of the late Hugh Hefner, his Playboy Mansion, in its current building listings, considered one of the most famous mansions in the world … Continue reading

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9 of 10 Scots rate neighbourhood as ‘good place to live’ in Scottish Household Survey 2016, now out 

Key findings from the Scottish Household Survey 2016, now issued, show that increasing numbers of people in Scotland feel they are managing well financially and nine out of ten people rate their neighbourhood as a good place to live some of … Continue reading

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Archaeology data vs conservation care @ Stonehenge: If loss = enlightenment, does destruction = benefit?

In response to a letter to the Times from British Archaeology editor Mike Pitts, supporting information benefits as justification for proposed development at Stonehenge –turning ‘loss into enlightenment’ – archaeology advocacy publication The Heritage Journal has published a summary retort … Continue reading

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HLF key ‘dos’ and ‘do nots’ from independent project evaluation review

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has headlined key points from an independent project evaluation review, pulling out some key points and generating a list of dos and don’ts.

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Under-threat Cardiff church ‘saved’ by flats

Part of an under-threat Cardiff church is to be turned into affordable flats to save it from closure.

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Search for Scotland’s ‘heritage angels’ enters final stage

The search to find Scotland’s ‘heritage angels’ is gearing up, with the final shortlist for the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017 now issued.

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Outrage and elation as Bolton listed mill demolition looks likely

According to press reports the demolition of a 520,000 sq ft listed mill complex in Bolton looks set to go ahead, in line with planning consent granted last year, after the Secretary of State confirmed he would not be intervening … Continue reading

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The Aviva Community Fund is now open! Do you know a local project that needs funding?

For community projects, an ordinary thing can mean everything, but funding can be a problem. The Aviva Community Fund is back, offering support and funding to causes that make a real difference where you live. image Aviva website

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Could you be the next SPAB Scholar or Fellow?

The search is on for our 2018 Scholars and Fellows and if you’re an architect, building surveyor or engineer interested in building conservation then think about applying for the SPAB Scholarship. SPAB are also looking for craftspeople with a passion … Continue reading

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BCT & partners to preserve Brum’s rare 1945 prefab houses, first expected to last only a decade

The Birmingham Mail reports that experts – including the Birmingham Conservation Trust (BCT) are considering ways to preserve a much-loved row of prefab houses built in Birmingham as temporary accommodation in 1945.

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