Daily Archives: 08/06/2018

IHBC’s fifth NewsBlog Branches Update: Explore Branch CPD events across the UK

This 5th issue of our IHBC Branches Update reviews local CPD opportunities – and much more – currently on offer from our Branches across the UK! Members and non-members can browse IHBC Branch and partnering events ranging from the restoration … Continue reading

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Going to School in Belfast? Reminder: Don’t forget the CPD profile! 

The IHBC continues to develop new support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at our Annual Schools – they are ‘Schools’ after all – and for 2018 members can now assess projected skills and themes using a pilot CPD matrix suite, … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week: Lakeland Arts seeks QS services for Abbot Hall site, closing 11/06, value £80k 

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 Lakeland Arts calling for a … Continue reading

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IHBC ‘CPD boost’ on early learning, from DBW: Between the campus and the workplace – ‘Transition’ support and experiences for engineers

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki, and one of the most popular construction industry websites –has featured ‘transition’ learning support strategies from the engineering sector that may be of interest to early career members, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: £750,000 boost for regeneration of Dundee’s historic buildings 

The Scottish Government has awarded Dundee £750,000 to help restore some of the city’s most historic buildings, reports the city’s Courier.

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Government commits to major building safety reforms with strong sanctions and regulations looming large 

Welcoming Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety Government has made a series of commitments to major building safety reforms, including ‘major reform of the regulatory system… [and] ..restructuring building regulations’.

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Southbank Centre issued with a COI again as DCMS turns down listing recommendation again

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has turned down the landmark brutalist Southbank Centre for listing and issued a Certificate of Immunity (COI), which means that the building cannot be reassessed again for another five years.

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BEFS workshop update on HESPS replacement, with interim survey closing 17 June

Following a BEFS (Built Environment Forum Scotland) workshop on the replacement of Scotland’s Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statements (HESPS) a report is now available, while in advance of the consultation Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is seeking views on the approach … Continue reading

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LGA launches ‘Revitalising town centres’ for Council leaders 

England’s Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a handbook that aims to provide guidance on how to approach the revitalisation of town and city centres by delivering long-term impacts and using broad principles that can be tailored to meet local … Continue reading

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Landscape Institute Scotland Travel Award for graduate landscape architects: Closes 22 June 

This Landscape Institute Scotland (LIS) award is intended to benefit future generations of graduate landscape architects in Scotland as well as the practice of landscape architecture by bringing overseas experience and knowledge back to the country, and closes on 22 … Continue reading

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World Heritage UK Starts First Ever Review of all UK Sites 

World Heritage UK, the body which represents all Britain’s World Heritage Sites, has started a major review of all 31 World Heritage Sites.

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Highways England and celebrities pay tribute to and celebrate Birmingham landmark and engineering feat, Spaghetti Junction

Music mogul and award-winning chef celebrities joined forces with Highways England today to pay tribute to and celebrate the feat of engineering that is one of England’s best known landmarks. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence … Continue reading

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