Daily Archives: 15/11/2017

IHBC welcomes DD Architects to our HESPR register: ‘Companies large and small gain from special HESPR’s service support and benefits’ 

DD Architects, Conservation Architects, based in East Sussex, has become the latest company to be included under the IHBC’s conservation service HESPR listing (www.ihbc.org.uk/hespr), joining more than 30 heritage businesses in quality assurance, benefits and support services across the IHBC’s … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost on ‘IPR’ from Design council: What is Intellectual Property? – An expert’s introduction

Design Council Spark has published a post on Intellectual Property (IP) from brand and design expert John Coldham, a director at leading IP law firm Gowling WLG, who is part of the Design Council Spark Community.

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Liverpool takes back £7m parks deal from private firm 

Liverpool City Council is set to award its wholly-owned company a major £7m contract for maintenance of parks and green spaces.

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Interactive map of construction activity across UK and Ireland launched

Considerate Constructors Scheme(CCScheme) has launched a pioneering construction map information to offer a single point of reference for construction activity across the UK and Ireland.

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DExEU releases a list of 58 sectors with written impact assessments relating to Brexit

In response to a freedom of Information request, the Department for Exiting the EU (DExEU) has released a list of the 58 sectors for which it has written impact assessments relating to Brexit, and while there are impact assessments looking … Continue reading

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THA: Heritage and Health Questionnaire for England

Following the positive reception of this year’s debate The Heritage Alliance (THA) is looking to produce a paper on how Heritage supports health. We’d welcome case studies from THA members and comments from debate attendees.

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£5m project to turn Wedgwood Institute into new enterprise centre 

Stoke-on-Trent City Council set to invest another £650,000 into the restoration project to turn Wedgwood Institute into new enterprise.

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Thousands of Rome’s historical images digitized

Researchers digitized thousands of pieces from 19th-century archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani’s collection to help scholars across the world study Rome’s transformation. website image – Stanford News

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Telegraph on England’s ‘at-risk churches’: Number grows as Historic England warns dwindling congregations are struggling

The Telegraph has alerted readers that churches are in danger of falling into disrepair as diminishing congregations mean they are increasingly being added to the ‘at-risk’ register. website image – St Anne’s Limehouse, recently added to the ‘at-risk’ register

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BBC on conservation conundrums: V&A to display Robin Hood Gardens Brutalist flats 

The BBC has featured a decision by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) – formerly the ‘Museum of Manufactures’ – to preserve the design values of representative flats in London’s famous Brutalist mass housing complex, Robin Hood Gardens, scheduled for … Continue reading

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