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- IHBC at the Natural Stone Show 2019? Naturally… and packed with free IHBC-recognised CPD – 30 April-2 May, ExCel! 18/01/2019
- IHBC welcomes Historic England Angel Award 2018 winner – Great Yarmouth PT – as part of Context’s international ‘European Perspectives’ issue 18/01/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £2.4M+ costed work this week: Character Statements for N Herts Conservation Areas sought, closing 4/2, value £75 -100k 18/01/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Suffolk campaigners hope listed monument to St Edmund will deter developers 18/01/2019
- New ‘Wates Principles’ aim to improve corporate governance standards among private companies 18/01/2019
- Councils approve planning applications at ‘fastest rate’ in a decade – as Shelter says planning system failings on new homes a ‘Developers… myth’ 18/01/2019
- Cambridge CC to bring Cambridge Live cultural services back in-house 18/01/2019
- Grant Thornton: A third of councils at risk of financial failure in the next decade! 18/01/2019
- RAC Foundation analysis indicates ‘substandard’ council-maintained bridges on the rise 18/01/2019
- England’s communities to have greater say in protecting local trees: Closing Feb 28 18/01/2019
- Bid to introduce a £2 tourist tax in Edinburgh wins support 18/01/2019
- IHBC ‘Members with benefits’: Free IHBC CPD and entry at London’s LPOC Property Show, 9-10 Feb 15/01/2019
- IHBC celebrates 2016 Gus Astley Student Award ‘Trustee selection’ winner now in print: On lighthouses as ‘machines for living in’ 15/01/2019
- Association for Project Safety (APS) calls for IHBC members input to CDM survey, as 2019 School focusses on heritage and risk 15/01/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Walton pub to be demolished despite petition to save it 15/01/2019
- Councils slash library budgets by £30m, survey reveals 15/01/2019
- British Council publication on Soft Power 15/01/2019
- National Trust on new Agriculture Bill 15/01/2019
- Grenfell Tower: Ongoing reviews and updates of Building Regulations and Standards 15/01/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Annual School welcomes keynote speaker: Zaki Aslan, Conservation architect and Director of ICCROM-Sharjah 11/01/2019
- Career interests in heritage? See IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ review of skills needs from the amenity bodies such as Victorian Society, to government and the private sector 11/01/2019
- IHBC ‘Members with benefits’: 15% off ‘Building Conservation’ courses from CIOB Academy – 6/7 February (London); 19/20 February (Swansea)… and PM in London too! 11/01/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £54K+ costed work this week: Deadline Extension as SDNPA seeks architect for conversion of a historic farmstead 11/01, value £35-50K 11/01/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Tyne and Wear BPT lead in ‘forgotten’ city centre buildings boosted by Coastal Revival Fund 11/01/2019
- Damerham church engraved lead stolen from roof 11/01/2019
Monthly Archives: May 2018
In his introductory piece in the 2018 IHBC yearbook Chair James Caird writes a general review of the origins and purpose of the IHBC and its current place in the heritage sector.
Know The Consultation Institute? It says: ‘never boycott a consultation’, and you can hear TCI Chair at the IHBC 2018 School
Rhion Jones, a leading authority on Public Engagement and Consultation writing for the Consultation Institute (TCI), explains why consultees everywhere should think very carefully before advising their supporters to boycott a consultation, while 2018 School delegates can hear thoughts on … Continue reading
The Manchester Evening News tells the story of Hopwood Hall in Middleton, a grand family home for centuries now in a precarious state after being left empty and ravaged by the elements, so emergency repair work has begun to stop … Continue reading
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre announced that its £20.5m transformative ‘First Light at Jodrell Bank’ project is set to receive a total of £16.1m from The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). image: … Continue reading
If you know of a Victorian building in England or Wales built between 1837 and 1914, which is at risk and wish there was something you could do to help save it, then why not nominate it for the Victorian … Continue reading
Historic England (HE) has listed 17 bold, playful, brightly coloured post-modern buildings of the late 1970’s to 1990’s across six categories: culture, housing, education, civic, commercial and law, and ranging from Crown Courts in Cornwall to warehouses in Slough and … Continue reading
Merthyr Tydfil’s Cyfarthfa Castle, its park and the surrounding areas should be developed as an industrial heritage centre of international significance, in line with its place in history, according to a report published by the Design Commission for Wales. image: … Continue reading
Coastal landmarks which have fallen into disrepair have the opportunity to have life breathed back into them by a new Coastal Revival fund. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
The Centre for Economics and Business Research(CEBR) has launched a short survey which heritage sector interests are encouraged to complete to inform their analysis for Historic England (HE) on the economic impact of heritage.
At a packed-out glittering awards ceremony the winners of the 2018 Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence were announced.
IHBC’s 2018 Yearbook now out: Inspired by IHBC’s 2018 Annual School theme ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and introduced by AHF’s CE Matthew McKeague
More than 5500 copies of the IHBC’s Yearbook for 2018 are being distributed to members and sector leaders, containing feature articles linked to the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School theme of ‘Our Shared Heritage’, as well as the regular IHBC reviews … Continue reading
IHBC’s CPD 2018 School boost: See Ulster’s ‘Young and Mackenzie’ exhibition, Belfast’s ‘most successful’ early C20 practice… free!
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is hosting a free exhibition relating to Young and Mackenzie, the Belfast-based architectural and civil engineering practice, from 7 to 29 June 2018 – during the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School.
IHBC registers ‘serious concerns’ in response to HE draft ‘Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management’
Institute of Historic Building Conservation(IHBC) has responded to Historic England’s consultation draft on Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management: Historic England Advice Note 1, registering its serious concerns.
IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week: Hammersmith and Fulham seeks designer for park refurbishment, closing 15/06, value £45k
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week featuring Hammersmith and Fulham’s call for … Continue reading
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki, and one of the most popular construction industry websites. – , has featured a new article on ‘Risk Management’ that will be of interest to many members, including … Continue reading
IHBC’s Heritage from the doorstep: ‘This country’s heritage is about it’s pits as well as its palaces’ says the Mirror
An opinion piece from the Mirror by Paul Routledge suggests that, if we’re ever to understand where we’re going, we have to grasp where we’ve come from…
Welsh Government consultation on Issues, options and preferred option in relation to the NDF, closing 23/7
The Welsh Government seeks views on the next stage of the development of its National Development Framework (NDF), with comments sought by 23 July 2018.
People involved in heritage projects across Scotland are being urged to enter the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2018, as the scheme returns for a fourth year and is now open.
World Heritage Volunteers 2018 – ‘Empowering the Commitment’: Led by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and CCIVS
This year’s theme for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2018 campaign is ‘Empowering the Commitment to World Heritage’ led by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS).
45th Nisshin Kogyo Co. Architectural Competition: Up to 1M yen prize for work themed on ‘Living Upon the History’
The 45th Nisshin Kogyo Co. international architectural competition, with up to 1M yen prize, is offered this year for work themed on: ‘Living Upon the History’, with a closing date of 01 October 2018.
Google Tour Creator has been launched and is an easy way for businesses to create and share their own VR tours.
More IHBC members (and School delegates) with benefits: 2018 School Friend UAH offers 25% off select CPD-linked publications – NB: Collect at UAH only or P&P extra
Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH), lead Friend for the IHBC’s 2018 School, is offering IHBC members and School delegates 25% off select publications, to support their CPD and learning experience at the School. Simply email Joanna at email@example.com, quoting your IHBC … Continue reading
Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School? Don’t forget – Money is not the barrier as bursaries are still available!
Bursary places (mainly for the Day School) are still available for the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast on 21-23 June, themed on ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and offering some of the best heritage learning and CPD around: up to 9 hours … Continue reading
Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School – or going along? Either way, get your CPD boosts using our Day School ‘Speakers’ webpage
The IHBC is continually improving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) support at our Annual Schools, and for 2018 members can already assess projected skills and themes using a pilot CPD matrix suite – to promote School attendance and benefits to employers … Continue reading
IHBC Annual School’s ‘Sharing’ theme shared with Ireland’s national heritage week of ‘stories’ – 18 to Sunday, 26 August, 2018
As part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, over the last week of August, national and local organisations across Ireland will host heritage-related events that follow the ‘shared heritage’ topic of the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School, also a … Continue reading