Daily Archives: 12/01/2018

IHBC’s 2017 NewsBlog review & your New Year resolution: Help us upskill your colleagues with our 6 months free NewsBlog offer! 

The IHBC welcomes 2018 by sharing some NewsBlog highlights from 2017 and, as we look ahead to a busy new year, why not make a resolution to help our work as well as yours: Get your colleagues access to the … Continue reading

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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)

The IHBC will be joining in the Listed Property Owners Club’s (LPOC) Listed Property Show at London’s Olympia on 24-25 Feb, with IHBC members offered free entry, free CPD – including Bob Kindred’s dedicated IHBC CPD on ‘The Resources Behind … Continue reading

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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

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 £225,000 this week, while the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD in Context: ‘Traditional paving = Place experience’ 

Richard Guise, David Harrison and Robert Huxford explore Britain’s historic paving in the most recent issue of IHBC’s member journal Context, exhorting us to cherish fine streets and paving as much as our fine buildings: but we also need to … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Restoration plans for Morpeth pele tower submitted

The Morpeth Herald has reported on how an ambitious project to breathe new life into one of Northumberland’s most historic buildings has reached an important stage: lodging of a planning application by Cresswell Parish Council to carry out works to … Continue reading

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Huge blaze closes Nottingham’s recently restored GII listed railway station 

A huge blaze has closed Nottingham’s recently restored GII listed railway station, a fire that quickly spread across the concourse and may have started in the toilets. image Northern Vicar’s Blog

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Bristol University GII Fry fire accidental 

A fire that broke out in the roof of Bristol University’s Grade II listed Fry Building on Saturday, started accidentally, investigators have found, the BBC has reported.  image BBC website

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Wales: Owners etc. consultation on historic parks and gardens boundaries 

Wales has had a non-statutory register of historic parks and gardens since 1994 and it will form the basis for the new statutory register established by the 2016 Act, while in advance Cadw will consult with owners and occupiers on … Continue reading

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Highways England’s Strategic Road Network Initial Report consultation: Closing 8 Feb

The Strategic Road Network Initial Report (SRNIR) sets out proposals and recommendations for Roads from 2020 to 2025, with consultation closing 8 February 2018.

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Hackitt report into ‘Building Regulations and Fire Safety’ post-Grenfell: Interim update – Calls for ‘universal shift in culture’

Dame Judith Hackitt, chair of an independent review into building regulations and fire safety, has found that a ‘universal shift in culture’ is required to rebuild trust amongst residents of high-rise buildings and significantly improve the way that fire safety … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle January 2018

A cabinet reshuffle has taken place and the Prime Minister has announced new ministerial roles. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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Wellcome’s ‘architectural commission’ open call on health and places: Deadline 2 Feb

Wellcome invites proposals from architects, engineers, designers and artists for the construction of a 1:1 architectural project that addresses a key issue in human health today: deadline 2 February and with successful applications receiving a £500 fee to develop proposals … Continue reading

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