Daily Archives: 05/02/2019

FREE CPD from IHBC at the London Property Show
From heritage statements & enforcement
to ‘at risk’ & new policy
Don’t forget to sign up in advance, 9/10 Feb, Olympia

Take advantage of a free IHBC place at the London Listed Property Show (on 9-10 February in the Olympia). Simply email events@lpoc.co.uk  giving your name, company, job role, postal address, email and phone number and IHBC Membership Number. (NB: otherwise … Continue reading

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From heritage statements & enforcement
to ‘at risk’ & new policy
Don’t forget to sign up in advance, 9/10 Feb, Olympia

IHBC signs up to LGA, Shelter & partners letter objecting to Permitted Development Rights relaxation proposals

Following a recent consultation on the relaxation of permitted development rights (PDR), ostensibly to facilitate housing, the IHBC has joined signatories such as Civic Voice to sign up to an open letter to the Minister, led by Shelter and the … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School context: BRE’s QSAND post-disaster assessment and the UN’s Sustainable Development goals

BRE has reported that through QSAND -(Quantifying Sustainability in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters) a self-assessment tool to promote sustainable approaches to relief, recovery and reconstruction after a natural disaster – it is contributing to help achieve several UN Sustainable … Continue reading

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Don’t forget: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2019 open until 31 July – Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School… simply submit coursework online!

The IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award for 2019 has been launched, and, as usual, closes on 31 July, so if you have relevant coursework from any UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2018 OR 2019 – be … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Oldham Grade II listed mill called a ‘death trap’… to be demolished

The Oldham Times has reported on how an Oldham Grade II Listed Hartford Mill where there have been 250 emergency incidents in just three years – including arson, serious injury and a suicide – is to be demolished as councillors … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost: Conservation Wiki on alternative futures for heritage

Heritage management and conservation rarely consider how different ways of assembling, curating, caring for, and designing the future relate to one another. How could this be done? Conservation Wiki writes about a research programme, some alternative perspectives and implications.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (celebrity) doorstep’: ‘Del Boy’ Sir David Jason calls for Only Fools and Horses tower to be protected

Sir David Jason has said it would be a ‘shame’ if the tower block featured in Only Fools And Horses is demolished and called for the building to be protected.

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More funding to help England’s town centres and high streets

Communities across England have been invited to bid for up to £50,000 to help business into local areas. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Cardross is an ‘albatross around our neck’ says RCC via BBC

The BBC has reported on how the A-listed, modernist St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross has been described as an ‘albatross around our neck’ by the Roman Catholic Church (RCC), as it said it could not even give it away.

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Tulip skyscraper found to breach London Plan guidelines

The 1,000ft (305m)-high Tulip tower which has been proposed for London fails to comply with planning guidelines, the mayor has said.

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Arts Council funding directed to transforming leadership: Expressions closing noon, 7 Feb

The Art’s Council are investing £6 million in leadership development across museums, libraries and arts, with expressions of interest due by 12 noon on 7 February.

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There’s a $200 million abandoned village of Disney-like castles in Turkey!

From far away, the Burj Al Babas could be confused for a diorama of miniature villas. The homes all look the same, their blue-grey steeples and Gothic fixtures calling to mind the castles in Disney films. When the project first … Continue reading

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