Daily Archives: 06/11/2018

IHBC’s November Branch Events Update: Explore Branch CPD events across the UK

There’s lots on across the IHBC this November and after, from CPD events and MATE accreditation support sessions to AGMs and more. If you need more guidance to upgrade your conservation accreditation with us, and in line with national and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’ in Belfast’s Context: ‘Peeking into challenging heritage’

Context 156 – which reports on the 2018 Belfast School, ‘Our Shared Heritage’ – highlights activities, talks and tours that range across much of Northern Ireland, and if you would like a peek into an example of community heritage challenges, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Restaurant plans for one of Bradford’s (and the UK’s) most ‘at risk’ Victorian buildings

Plans to turn a former school building in Bradford – the Grade II* Gothic style Feversham Street First School, recently described as one of the most ‘at risk’ Victorian buildings in the UK – into a restaurant, have been reported … Continue reading

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CADW issues ‘Understanding Listing in Wales’

Cadw’s Understanding Listing in Wales is intended to help anyone who wants or needs to know why and how buildings are listed and provides an introduction for owners, occupiers and agents about what listing means for them.

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Wentworth Castle Gardens future improves with partnership discussions progressing toward 2019 reopening

The future of one of the country’s greatest 18th-century landscapes looks more secure following discussions between the National Trust, Barnsley Council and The Northern College as they work together to secure the future of the Wentworth Castle Gardens with a … Continue reading

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Scottish Parliament’s ‘Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee’ SPICe Brexit update now out

The Scottish Parliament’s SPICe update on Brexit, from its Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee is now out.

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Update on new housing etc., building safety, PD and Commonwealth Games legacy measures consultations update from MHCLG

The Ministry for Housing Community and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced a forthcoming consultation on further measures to make better use of land and vacant buildings to deliver housing, including the introduction of a new permitted development (PD) right ‘to … Continue reading

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British Council report on ‘Cultural Heritage and Inclusive Growth’

The British Council has recently launched a report entitled ‘Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth’, to share findings of a consultation and international research into cultural heritage for inclusive growth.

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Parliamentary HCLG Committee reports on Land Value Capture: ‘Reform taxes and charges to claim more’ and consider ‘Local Infrastructure Tariff’

The Housing, Communities and Local Government(HCLG) Committee of the House of Commons has published the report from its inquiry into land value capture, with conclusions including that ‘There is scope for central and local government to claim a greater proportion … Continue reading

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Bradford celebrates National Lottery award support for Townscape Heritage Scheme, ‘Top of the Town’.

Bradford Council has celebrated confirmation of a National Lottery grant of just under £2M for the Bradford City Centre Townscape Heritage Scheme, ‘Top of the Town’.

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First picture of £9 billion Battersea Power Station’s ‘great glass elevator’

The first images of how the remarkable cylindrical lift at the former Battersea Power Station will look when it launches in 2021 were released by the developers of the £9 billion regeneration scheme.

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