Daily Archives: 01/02/2019

IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School fires up with new speakers: Liz Davidson (Glasgow School of Art) and Steve Emery (‘what you really need to know’)

The IHBC has announced two speakers on fire-related issues for the 2019 Day School–July 4-6, on ‘Heritage, Risk and Resilience’ – with Liz Davidson covering ‘the most iconic recent case study, the Glasgow School of Art’ and Steve Emery exploring … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes High Court Liverpool ruling on status of conservation services’ advice: ‘Don’t pass on the law, or on your own conservation team’!

The overturning of Liverpool City Council’s consent for a 51-home redevelopment of a Grade II listed building centred on how conservation service advice must remain central in the conclusions of a planning authority, as ‘one of the key aspects of the … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Members with benefits’: FREE IHBC CPD with IHBC’s President & Research Consultant at London’s LPOC Property Show, 9-10 Feb

IHBC update on ‘Members with benefits’: Enjoy free IHBC CPD and entry at London’s LPOC Property Show, 9-10 Feb

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IHBC’s President’s update to Branches: Remember your Marsh Awards nominations – ‘Successful Learning’ and ‘Retired IHBC’ Closing SOON (28 Feb)

IHBC President David McDonald is encouraging members to consider nominations for the newly launched Marsh Awards for Successful Learning in Heritage Skills and for Community Contribution (Retired Member of the IHBC). See the NewsBlog.

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £270K costed work this week: Durham CC seeks Design Team for GII Durham History Centre -closing 22/2, value £140k

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 for this week features a call from Durham County … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost: DBW on Habitat 67’s own designer renovation for 50th anniversary.

In November 2018, Safdie Architects, completed a comprehensive renovation of the 10th floor publicly-accessible unit of Habitat 67, to commemorate the building’s 50th anniversary, and Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki, has highlighted the development.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Hartlepool councillors plan £60,000 spend on ‘urgent repairs’ for derelict hotel

The Hartlepool Mail has explored how council bosses there are looking to spend £60,000 on ‘urgent repairs’ for a derelict former hotel in Church Street as part of the area’s regeneration.

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NLHF (former HLF) launches 5 year plan with ‘new-look’ brand and site

The ‘new-look’ National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the HLF) has unveiled plans for the next five years: 2019-24.

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BEFS calls for member input on Tenement Maintenance recommendations to secure ‘cultural change’ in communal ownership and care: Closing 27 Feb

Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) has called on stakeholders and colleagues to input to recent Tenement Maintenance recommendations considered central to improving how owners maintain communal property, to be sent to research@befs.org.uk before the closing date of 27 February.

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Liverpool hires planning experts to write new ‘tall buildings policy’

Following a stand-off with UNESCO over the threat to its World Heritage Status, the city council is looking to ensure future schemes do not negatively impact on the waterfront with a consortium led by by Urban Initiatives Studio (UIS). image: … Continue reading

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DCMS names five areas to share £20 million to unleash creativity across the nation

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has named Grimsby, Thames Estuary, Plymouth, Wakefield and Worcester as areas to receive millions of pounds of funding to invest in culture.

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‘Ancient’ Aberdeenshire stone circle found to be replica

An Aberdeenshire stone circle initially thought to be thousands of years old has been identified as a modern replica, as reported by the BBC!

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