Daily Archives: 09/01/2019

IHBC’s ‘Welcome to the New Year’ 2: Nominate for the IHBC Marsh Awards 2019 – Celebrate OUTSTANDING retired IHBC members, and SUCCESSFUL new Heritage Learners – Closing 28 Feb!

The IHBC’s Marsh Awards, developed in partnership with the Marsh Christian Trust, enters its fourth year with the promotion of the 2019 Awards – celebrating ‘Retired IHBC members’ and ‘New learners in heritage practice’ – with prizes for each that … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Renovation of Oxford’s historic Jam Factory building nears completion

The Oxford Mail has reported on major renovation work at Oxford’s historic Jam Factory building, which is nearing completion.

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Dounreay nuclear reactor, Scotland’s oldest, to go, as demolition contract awarded

The decommissioning of Dounreay’s oldest nuclear reactor in Scotland  has taken a major step forward with the award of a multi-million pound  demolition contract. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Bid to reopen Flintshire’s Shotton steelworks’ John Summers building

The BBC has reported that a public meeting has dis cussed ways to reopen Flintshire’s landmark Shotton Steelworks, designed by John Summers and placed on a list of the UK’s most endangered buildings.

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Civic Voice plans for 2019: More Conservation Area advocacy via 50th anniversaries in its ‘Big Conservation Conversation’!

Civic Voice has highlighted how ‘hundreds of conservation areas mark their 50th anniversary’ in 2019,  as it will continue to make the Big Conservation Conversation one of our main themes for the year. 

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CIOB Parliamentary Reception launches call for improving quality in the built environment

The CIOB’s – the Chartered Institute of Building – parliamentary reception on 12 December launched its report ‘Improving Quality in the Built Environment’, reporting on the outcomes of its Construction Quality Commission, set up to identify what promotes or prevents … Continue reading

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Programme to support placemaking at local level launched

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), Local Government Association (LGA) and Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) on Thursday 13 December launched ‘Future Place’, a joint two-phase initiative to recognise, reward and encourage high quality … Continue reading

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Charity Awards 2019 to showcase work and impacts: Submissions by February 22

The Charity Awards provides charities of all shapes and sizes with a window to showcase their efforts and the impact they have made and entries for 2019 accepted until February 22.

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Launch of a new strategic framework for heritage science in the UK: 2018-2023

A new strategic framework for heritage science in the UK has been launched.

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SPAB’s ‘New design in historic settings’ graduate winners re-imagine challenging historic spaces

Three young architecture graduates have won the Society for the Protection of Ancient Building’s (SPAB) prestigious ‘new design in historic contexts’ award, the Philip Webb Award, for their separate schemes proving that with imagination and sensitivity you don’t need to … Continue reading

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Planning Awards 2019 open, includes award for ‘best use of heritage…’ – deadline 24 Jan!

The 2019 Planning Awards have been launched, with categories including an award for ‘best use of heritage in placemaking’ among 25 linked categories.

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