Search the archive
- IHBC’S NewsBlogs usually only summarise third party reports. Links to other sites may not be active so you may need to contact the host site for the original text.
- IHBC’s new website for 2018: sharp design – improved access – enhanced security – familiar content! 16/01/2018
- IHBC welcomes DBW’s mobile-friendly web designs: Making Conservation Wiki even more accessible 16/01/2018
- IHBC CPD in Context and on floorscapes: Rob Cowan examines the less familiar materials underfoot 16/01/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (Christian) doorstep’: New funding to rescue deteriorating historic churches 16/01/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Forces join to help revamp of Shewsbury Flaxmill 16/01/2018
- RTPI announces new Chief Executive 16/01/2018
- DBW’s top 5 interviews from 2017: Heritage and traditional build, if only in the background! 16/01/2018
- Prime Minister launches 25 Year Environment Plan: Leaving places better 16/01/2018
- DHCLG Consultation outcome publication on ‘Basement developments and the Planning System’ 16/01/2018
- Government promotes housing with DCLG rebrand to DHCLG 16/01/2018
- Scottish council considers knocking down all high-rise flats 16/01/2018
- IHBC’s 2017 NewsBlog review & your New Year resolution: Help us upskill your colleagues with our 6 months free NewsBlog offer! 12/01/2018
- More benefits for IHBC members – LPOC Property Show’s free IHBC CPD from Bob Kindred and more: drinks; networking; stands etc, 24-5 Feb, London (Book ASAP) 12/01/2018
- IHBC HESPR’s weekly top weekly pick from c.£380,000+ costed work this week: Buxton… ‘Cultural Heritage Assets Review’, valued £60,000, closing 26/01 12/01/2018
- IHBC CPD in Context: ‘Traditional paving = Place experience’ 12/01/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Restoration plans for Morpeth pele tower submitted 12/01/2018
- Huge blaze closes Nottingham’s recently restored GII listed railway station 12/01/2018
- Bristol University GII Fry fire accidental 12/01/2018
- Wales: Owners etc. consultation on historic parks and gardens boundaries 12/01/2018
- Highways England’s Strategic Road Network Initial Report consultation: Closing 8 Feb 12/01/2018
- Hackitt report into ‘Building Regulations and Fire Safety’ post-Grenfell: Interim update – Calls for ‘universal shift in culture’ 12/01/2018
- Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle January 2018 12/01/2018
- Wellcome’s ‘architectural commission’ open call on health and places: Deadline 2 Feb 12/01/2018
- IHBC President reminds on nominations for 2018 Marsh Awards – Closing 28 February 09/01/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Church slams Belfast’s £400m regen scheme due to ‘lack of attention to… preserving or enhancing character’ 09/01/2018
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.