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- IHBC’s newest Context now out: Remembering the Second World War 16/08/2019
- IHBC London Branch conference launched: ‘From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond: Conserving Post-War Buildings and Places’, Wednesday 2 Oct – bauhaustobrutalism.ihbc.org.uk #IHBCBauhaustoBrutalism 16/08/2019
- IHBC at LPOC Bristol, with benefits: The Listed Property Show South West, 21 Sept – limited free places ( ‘first come’ allocation) & unlimited reduced rate tickets for IHBC members 16/08/2019
- See #IHBCNottingham2019, on ‘structures’, on video: More 2019 Day School talks now out on IHBC’s YouTube channel 16/08/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £5.6M+ total opportunities this week: Community Archaeology Consultant sought for ‘Belief in the NE’ project, closing 16/08 16/08/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Pontefract Castle is removed from the ‘at risk’ register 16/08/2019
- Latest Newsletter from IHBC CPD provider ESC: Special issue on traditional buildings features new IHBC ToolBox guidance 16/08/2019
- Dry stone walling added to list of intangible cultural heritage in Ireland 16/08/2019
- UKNC on ‘Cultural Heritage Innovation’: Opportunities for international development 16/08/2019
- DEFRA consultation outcome and conclusions on legislation for conservation covenants in England 16/08/2019
- England’s DCMS 5 minute survey to help them help you with ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario: Closes fast 16/08/2019
- IHBC welcomes HE’s update on post-NPPF revision heritage guidance – and adds some further thoughts… 13/08/2019
- Edinburgh’s Climate Heritage Network Global Launch, 24-25 October: With IHBC in attendance 13/08/2019
- IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: Doing architectural research – pleasures and perils 13/08/2019
- IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’: CIC’s ‘Model Mediation Agreement and Procedure’ for construction and engineering disputes 13/08/2019
- Demolition bid lodged for 153-year-old building in Jedburgh 13/08/2019
- Applications for Churchill Fellowships open until 17 September 13/08/2019
- Essex CC u-turn on closing libraries after consultation receives thousands of responses 13/08/2019
- Anger at Watford planning law allowing ‘oppressive’ small flats 13/08/2019
- Rising price of heritage materials increases rebuild and repair costs of traditional properties by 3.4% 13/08/2019
- AHRC GCRF Urgency Grants pilot scheme open 13/08/2019
- SPAB highlights potential impact of legislating for folic acid in flour 13/08/2019
- See #IHBCNottingham2019 on ‘FIRE’: More 2019 School talks on IHBC’s YouTube channel 09/08/2019
- Looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020: High streets, community projects and ‘meanwhile’ use – an update from England for IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School 09/08/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £210K+ of opportunities this week: Consultant sought by Tower Hamlets to assist on a Tall Buildings SPD, closing 03/09, valued £150K 09/08/2019
Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog
IHBC’s ‘CPD Prompt’, out of Context: Balancing heritage, tourism and economic development, while ‘taking the breath away’!
In a recent issue of IHBC’s Context – on the Scottish Highlands and Islands – Cliff Hague, past President of the RTPI, explains how there are few places in the world that better encompass the challenges of conservation than northern … Continue reading
Now online: IHBC’s Nottingham School video introduction to our practitioners’ ToolBox, by Policy Chair Roy Lewis
The first IHBC ‘Spotlight’ in the 3019 Nottingham school was a video session exploring the diverse applications of the IHBC’s ToolBox resource, the essential but accessible interface to the contents of IHBC’s c.30,000+ web pages, introduced in 5 minutes by … Continue reading
Don’t forget: IHBC’s HESPR-linked service promotion is now even more accessible to clients that use our map-based search
IHBC members, colleagues and client bodies can now find the office locations of HESPR members – IHBC’s Historic Environment Service Provider Recognition (HESPR) scheme – using our new map-based facility.
Judges have been announced to select winners of the Great British High Street Awards 2019 from a shortlist of 40 finalists. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Durham CC to spend £1.1M backing the revamp of historic Pitman’s Parliament
Chronicle live has reported on how the local Grade-II listed Durham Miners’ Hall, known as Redhills, is both a local and national heritage treasure, as Durham County Council (CC) is to spend £1.1 million on backing the revamp of this … Continue reading
Pbctoday has offered one take on how virtual reality (VR) might be used in the construction industry, and how it could become even more useful in the future.
LAST CHANCE (almost)! IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Award closes Wednesday (31/07)! Submit your heritage/development coursework for possible £500 cash and free Brighton 2020 School
Don’t miss the deadline – submit your heritage-development coursework for a chance to receive £500 in cash plus a free place at next year’s IHBC Annual School – #IHBCBrighton2020. See below for full details: IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Award: … Continue reading
The IHBC has submitted its response to the consultation draft from Welsh Government updating its guidance on access to listed buildings in Wales.
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £370K+ costed opportunities this week: Architectural services for conversion of GII St Mary’s Church, Bangor, for theatre support, closing 27/08, valued £150K
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call from Cyngor Gwynedd Council … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Heritage features ‘destroyed’ during homes revamp on Neave Brown estate – under HPA??
The Camden New Journal has highlighted how Neave Brown-designed kitchen workstations in the historic Alexandra and Ainsworth council estate, listed Grade II* since 1993, have been sledgehammered during refurbishment works, while the council has been reported as saying that the … Continue reading
IHBC seeks Rural Panel lead volunteer: ‘Help us make a difference’ in rural policy and advocacy across the UK, while helping build both your learning and our rural communities
Much of the IHBC’s work is built on the contributions of active and informed volunteers who help care for heritage in local communities, and now the IHBC is seeking a volunteer interested in rural heritage policy and advocacy to lead … Continue reading
Looking ahead to IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School – ‘Old Towns : New Futures’ – #IHBCBrighton2020: Airbnb-style shop platform founder says landlords must embrace pop-up trend to keep high streets alive
Ross Bailey, the founder of an Airbnb-style platform for shops says landlords need to embrace the trend of pop-up stores to stop the high street dying, looking to a theme central to the IHBC’s next Annual School, Brighton 2020, on … Continue reading
IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Award: deadline next Wednesday (31/07)! Submit your heritage/development coursework for possible £500 cash and free Brighton 2020 School
Simply submit your heritage or related coursework (from history to design and beyond) for cash and a free place at the IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School! See the full entry details below: Don’t forget: IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Appeal for memories of Bishop Auckland: with a personal pitch via HE (and IHBC)
An appeal is being made for people to share their recollections of the town, its people, places and events as part of a project to celebrate its history and heritage.
IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School recap ‘in camera’ (and look ahead to Brighton 2020 and #IHBCBrighton2020): Catch 2020 School Spotlight preview on video, with IHBC SE Branch Chair
One of the three ‘IHBC Spotlight’ sessions at the 2019 Annual School in Nottingham was the preview of the institute’s next School, Brighton 2020, on ‘Old towns : New futures’, presented by IHBC’s South East (SE) Branch Chair Duncan Philips.
IHBC’s update on the politics and presumptions around heritage change and conservation: The Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill
The second reading of the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill has taken place in the House of Lords, with the Government now committing to bring forward a heritage-linked amendment ‘that strikes a balance between the preservation and protection of … Continue reading
IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July: Last chance approaches… so submit heritage/HE/development coursework for possible £500 cash and free Brighton 2020 School
Simply submit your heritage, historic environment (HE) or related coursework (from history to design, development and beyond) for cash prizes and a free place at the IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School!
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £8.5M+ costed opportunities this week: Asset & Property Income Generation Strategy for Port Sunlight sought, closing 23/07, valued £30K
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call from Port Sunlight Village … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Green light for 60 caravans near GII* listed Suffolk church due to coastal erosion threats
A Suffolk holiday park has been given the go-ahead to build a large caravan site near a Grade II* (GII*) listed church, as the threat from coastal erosion meant that ‘a number of its static caravans and lodges were [otherwise] … Continue reading
IHBC’s new Guidance Notes launched at Nottingham’s 2019 School Spotlights: on ‘Retrofitting’ and on climate change ‘Sources’… and now also on School video!
The IHBC has launched two new Guidance Notes, on Retrofitting of Traditional Buildings and Climate Change and Older Buildings – Key Sources, as one of the three ‘IHBC Spotlight’ sessions at the 2019 Annual School in Nottingham.
BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool
The IHBC’s North West Branch has launched its Day Conference for 2019, on ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, which will include local tours of sites, and takes place on 10th October in the Liverpool Medical Institution.
Plymouth’s post-war architecture could be protected from developers under moves to create a new conservation area in the city centre, in plans covered by Plymouth News.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to build homes at Kersey Mill recommended for refusal by parish council
Revised plans to build two houses and garages on a horse paddock at Kersey Mill have been opposed by the parish council, writes the Suffolk Free Press.
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – IHBC’s partner in our Conservation Wiki – has reviewed content of an Invitation to Tender for Construction Contracts.
Early feedback indicates that as well as being one of the IHBC’s most populous Schools – thanks not least to the IHBC’s new forward planning strategies and the skills-focussed hosting by the IHBC’s East Midlands Branch – the IHBC’s 2019 … Continue reading