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- IHBC London Branch Conference 2018: ‘Creative Conservation: Partnerships and Public Value’ – RCP, 4 October 10/08/2018
- IHBC spotlights ‘EPCs Call for Evidence’ – RESPONSES NEEDED!’ 10/08/2018
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £250M+ costed work this week: East Herts seeks regeneration developer for Bishop’s Stortford site; closing 28/08, values up to £200M 10/08/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Cash boost helps preserve historic North York Moors monuments 10/08/2018
- IHBC CPD boost, in Context, on ‘Lime and stone’: Reopening historic quarries to repair Exeter Cathedral 10/08/2018
- Scotland’s Planning Bill changes: A ‘point of no return’ for Scotland’s heritage says NTS 10/08/2018
- THA’s New Chair from December: Peter Ainsworth, currently Chair of Big Lottery Fund 10/08/2018
- ‘Subcontracting Growth Report’ – Now published 10/08/2018
- British Council: Cultural Protection Fund closing round grants (up to £300k): Expressions of Interest deadline – 24/08 10/08/2018
- Independent review of planning appeal inquiries: call for evidence, closing 18 September 10/08/2018
- IHBC NewsBlog Branches Update: Branch & partner CPD & more, across the UK 07/08/2018
- IHBC’s free ‘MATE’ sessions – Supporting accreditation across HESPR members’ staff: Woodhall Conservation, Purcell and RSK 07/08/2018
- IHBC welcome new HES INFORM series guide: Thatched Roofs 07/08/2018
- IHBC CPD boost AND checkup: Critical learning from DBW on ‘Rights to light’ 07/08/2018
- RTPI: Proposal for post-Brexit environmental watchdog fundamentally flawed 07/08/2018
- Council defeats High Court challenge by HE to Milton Keynes Council over historic railway yard development 07/08/2018
- World Heritage UK technical meeting report out: ‘Commercial Best Practice in World Heritage’ 07/08/2018
- Planning Portal and Federation of Master Builders sign partnership agreement 07/08/2018
- French stones start to receive GI protection 07/08/2018
- Persimmon homeowners in Newquay warn would-be buyers with signs 07/08/2018
- IHBC welcomes PLACE Alliance & partners research: ‘Reviewing design review in London’ 03/08/2018
- Building History Bulletin from Cambridge MSt features IHBC successes: 2017 Student Award winner Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez and more… 03/08/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Historic building in Leeds set for healthy new lease of life 03/08/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (museum) doorstep’: V&A’s ‘less scary’ entrance drives up visitor numbers 03/08/2018
- Civic Voice objects to Ealing Council deleting conservation officer post 03/08/2018
Daily Archives: 09/02/2018
The IHBC will soon launch a special support service for our HESPR membership – those commercial historic environment practices that formally recognise the IHBC’s standards in conservation – when national IHBC stands offer to carry individual HESPR member’s promotional literature, … Continue reading
The IHBC’s Scotland Branch has offered ‘Written evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee on the Planning (Scotland) Bill Financial Memorandum’, highlighting the need for ‘greater resources and skills… [for] Planning Authorities’; more effective engagement with communities, ‘starting … Continue reading
IHBC Branches: Celebrate your retired members with a nomination to our Marsh Awards – they might win £500 cash and a free School place
IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£310K+ costed work this week: … HE seeks project consultant on careers advice for young people, value £15-20K, closing 22/02
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 £310,000 this week, while the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading
Daisy Nelson and Sarah Richardson explore Bath Abbey, with more than 8,500 bodies buried beneath it, which is being repaired, stabilised and provided with a geothermally sourced underfloor heating system.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: High Court judge could scrutinize controversial demolition of Wolverton railway works, Milton Keynes
MK Citizen reports on how a Milton Keynes Council decision on the controversial demolition of Wolverton railway works may be scrutinised by a High Court judge as Historic England seeks judicial review.
The Lancashire Post has reported to its readers on how peers have hit out at controversial plans to build a zip wire tourist attraction across the Thirlmere Reservoir in the Lake District.
MPs have voted to leave the Palace of Westminster while a proposed multi-billion pound refurbishment of the historic building takes place, as MPs have been warned by Historic England (HE) that the Palace of Westminster could be placed on Britain’s … Continue reading
The Victorian Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Griff Rhys Jones as its new President, replacing Lord Briggs of Lewes (who died in March 2016), and has held the position of Vice-President of the Society since 2009.
EU Ministers of Culture adopt Davos Declaration: ‘Towards a European vision of high-quality Baukultur’ – includes process with outcome
At the Conference of EU Ministers of Culture on 22 Jan 2018, the ‘Davos Declaration’ was adopted: ‘Towards a European vision of high-quality Baukultur’, which ‘includes not only the result of… actual construction, but also the processes that lead up … Continue reading
Proposals in draft revised NPPF to make it easier to build upwards as Javid remembers heritage policies too!
New planning proposals will make it easier for developers to build upwards on existing houses and flats in changes to be included in the draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), allowing an extra two floors to be added to … Continue reading
Open Culture reports on a little-known use of fences & railings of south London housing estates doubled as emergency stretchers for wartime casualties.