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- IHBC extends private sector support for applicants: Free IHBC CPD ‘MATE’s update, for a CgMS audience 20/10/2017
- IHBC welcomes new research on LPA Urban Design services: Confirms England’s housing delivery threatened by design skills shortage 20/10/2017
- SCT launches IHBC-supported Annual Conference – 50 years of Conservation Areas and Trusts: 27 November, Glasgow 20/10/2017
- Last chance: IHBC seeks ‘Consultant Policy Advisor’ – Closes 23 October 20/10/2017
- IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£600,000+ of costed work this week: Quinquennial inspection of Leicestershire church 20/10/2017
- IHBC CPD boost: Mimetic architecture scandal with bribery and corruption takes the biscuit… from DBW 20/10/2017
- Work on Cardiff’s Coal Exchange examined to see if it goes beyond planning consent 20/10/2017
- RTPI World Town Planning Day 2017 Schools Competition: Closing World Town Planning Day – 8 Nov 20/10/2017
- Impact of Brexit and local authorities’ role to be examined by Commons Select Committee: Calls close 14 Nov 20/10/2017
- Bolton’s Beehive Mills demolition plan to go ahead as Government cancels planning inquiry 20/10/2017
- Blackpool’s piers placed on WMF heritage watch list: Include GII listed 20/10/2017
- IHBC Marsh Awards 2018 launched: Nominations for retired IHBC members and New Heritage Learners – Closing end Feb 2018 17/10/2017
- IHBC CPD boost on current affairs: DBW does Brexit compilation 17/10/2017
- DBW on Wales: Featuring Context 149 on ‘A pigsty’s hidden history’ 17/10/2017
- NT’s seeks LBC for window stickers in Peckover House to enhance visitor experience 17/10/2017
- GII Tithe Barn Trust runs ‘Sponsor a Sheaf’ campaign 17/10/2017
- Applications for 50 for free Landmark stays now open until midnight 3 December 2017 17/10/2017
- London Green Belt Council (LGBC): Green belt sites pegged for development ‘doubled’ 17/10/2017
- Guide encourages cooperation between arts and health sector 17/10/2017
- New 2017 School Context out: Latest issue on Manchester 2017, ‘Historic Infrastructure’ 14/10/2017
- IHBC at North Wales Skills Fair on 18 Oct: IHBC says ‘Hello’ to future conservation professionals… and many more! 14/10/2017
- IHBC HESPR’s weekly top picks from £412,000+ of costed work: CA Appraisals for Newport 14/10/2017
- England’s conservation opportunities and duties: 74% support Conservation Areas controls…; but only 56% of residents know they live in one! 14/10/2017
- DCLG confirms revised National Planning Policy Framework in Spring 2018 following consultations 14/10/2017
- HE publishes update of Streets for All for consultation, closing 9 Nov 14/10/2017
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.