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- New data for IHBC’s ‘LB Prosecutions Database’: Following Boston fine update, more case updates sought 20/03/2018
- IHBC 2018 Yearbook and School theme taster: HES ‘Engine Shed’ public education programme now out 20/03/2018
- IHBC’s School-inspired ‘CPD boost’, via Conservation Wiki, DBW and Context: James Caird’s ‘Tapestry of transport’ 20/03/2018
- IHBC CPD boost: Check the library of sustainable building materials at Glasgow’s Lighthouse 20/03/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Guildford campaigners fear sell-off could mean end for GII listed building 20/03/2018
- Twentieth Century Society report scopes out UK’s modern Conservation Areas 20/03/2018
- Court ruling for switching off CCTV at times of worship 20/03/2018
- Civic Voice APPG update: Griff says without resourced councils England more ‘likely to end up with wrong homes in the wrong places’ 20/03/2018
- Milton Keynes 14-storey ‘luxury’ Hotel La Tour approved 20/03/2018
- HE announces ‘Immortalised’: A hunt for the nation’s secret, forgotten or unknown memorial 20/03/2018
- Update on London becoming world’s first #NationalParkCity 2019 20/03/2018
- Highways England ‘Opens Doors’ to behind the scenes construction sites for the 2018 ‘Year of Engineering’ 20/03/2018
- IHBC update on Civic Societies APPG on draft NPPF: ‘Will it deliver England’s future homes?’: ‘Not a chance’ say all! 16/03/2018
- REMINDER: IHBC member survey reminder on interim report: ‘Are we missing anything’? 16/03/2018
- Check out IHBC NI Branch Chair’s Manchester video lead up to Belfast’s 2018 School 16/03/2018
- IHBC HESPR’s top pick from up to c.£1.8+M of costed work this week: Haringey Council’s Bruce Grove Toilet Restoration project, closing 26/03, valued £25-50K 16/03/2018
- IHBC’s outreach and recruitment update on NFB’s Heritage Group conference: Gorton Monastery, Manchester, 7 March 16/03/2018
- IHBC CPD in Context: Violet Pinwill, woodcarver to Devon and Cornwall 16/03/2018
- UPVC windows on Boston, Lincs, Grade II listed building lead to £1,430+ fine from magistrates 16/03/2018
- UCL’s ISH call: Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary for 2018-2019 – closes 18 June 16/03/2018
- New London Awards 2018 now open for entries – deadline 29 March 16/03/2018
- British Islamic heritage celebrated by Historic England 16/03/2018
- Historic Environment Scotland unveils new £12M Investment Plan 16/03/2018
- Gladstone’s Library: Architect-led Submissions sought for new building and redevelopment of GI building & landscape 16/03/2018
- Iconic Spaghetti Junction immortalised in new Birmingham attraction 16/03/2018
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Part of an under-threat Cardiff church is to be turned into affordable flats to save it from closure.
The search to find Scotland’s ‘heritage angels’ is gearing up, with the final shortlist for the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017 now issued.
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
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
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
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.