Daily Archives: 03/11/2017

IHBC HESPR’s weekly top pick from c.£800,000+ costed work: TfL seeks PLACE Review Group ‘set-up and management’ £100,000-130,000, closing 22/11

The IHBC’s heritage business list, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth more than £800,000 this week, while the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading

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IHBC highlights ‘un-actioned’ permissions, skills depletion and public interest as social enterprise primes London’s LA planning capacity for new housing

As a collective of built environment interests has launched a social enterprise that aims to get early career planners (and architects) within local government to help deliver more housing, the IHBC highlights the presence of ‘over half a million un-actioned … Continue reading

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IHBC benefits for members: 10% off new ‘Listed buildings and other heritage assets’ – Mynors & Hewitson, till end Dec 

IHBC members can avail of a 10% reduction in the list price of the update of the standard legal guide on listed buildings, now in its 5th edition and by Dr Charles Mynors & Nigel Hewitson, with the offer closing … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Rural Panel welcomes new Historic England advice on traditional farm buildings

The IHBC has welcomed the publication of a suite of advice and guidance from Historic England on the re-use, maintenance and repair of traditional farm buildings on England.

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REMINDER: IHBC’s Course Connection Day 2017: Free support & networking for conservation-curious student reps, Brum, 23 Nov – Ask Carla ASAP!

The IHBC’s celebrated ‘Course Connection Day’ takes a new twist in 2017 as students on any UK specialist course can apply to join the IHBC for a free, expenses-paid introductory day of conservation and career support, with limited places allocated … Continue reading

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Future town design competition: create the future of Scotland’s towns – 6 Nov deadline

Scotland’s Town Partnership (STP) invites entries in the third annual FutureTown Design Competition to gain media profile for your town and a keynote slot to present your idea at the annual Towns Tea Party, with the deadline for entries is … Continue reading

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Hastings Pier restoration wins 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize

Historic Hastings Pier in East Sussex, devastated by fire in 2010, has won the prestigious RIBA Stirling architecture award 2017 after a multi-million pound restoration work led by dRMM Architects, beating a shortlist heavy with heritage-sensitive work, including the new … Continue reading

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HE survey: 21% of listed building owners run a business from their property

A new report by Historic England (HE) shows that 1 in 5 owners of residential listed properties are also running some kind of commercial venture from them.

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Impact of Brexit on Local Government inquiry – closing 14 Nov

The impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the role local authorities could play post-Brexit is to be examined by MPs on the Communities and Local Government committee. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

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Reform of Green Deal Framework – Call for evidence, closing 23 Nov

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has published a call for evidence on all elements of the current Green Deal Framework, as part of Energy efficiency in buildings and Household energy, to help improve the Framework so it … Continue reading

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European Association Awards 2018 – Deadline extension: Closing 15 Nov

There is still time to be in with a chance of winning at the European Association Awards in 2018, as you can have until the 15th November to submit your entry. For more background see the NewsBlogs Extend your deadline: … Continue reading

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Heritage traditions? Irish historian in Cambridge uncovers drinking habits of 16th century Ireland masons: 14 pints a day

Tipperary woman Dr Susan Flavin on her discovery that Irish ‘burly stone masons’ and others in the 16th century drank 14 pints a day

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