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- IHBC offers sympathies to Paris – and Europe and beyond – on Notre Dame fire, as scale of damage continues under review 16/04/2019
- IHBC responds to HE guidance on terraced housing 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (union) doorstep’: Dudley council to undertake Unite’s pioneering construction charter 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (engineering) doorstep’: HE’s new guidance on piling reported to engineers 16/04/2019
- Sheffield councillors decline to determine planning application before consultation concluded 16/04/2019
- Big Ben’s iconic clock face restored to original blue colour 16/04/2019
- Ornate Victorian pool found beneath fishpond in Wales 16/04/2019
- More school trips are needed to inspire a passion for heritage 16/04/2019
- £3.7 million to fund 5 new garden towns across the country 16/04/2019
- HE consults on advice note on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’: Closing 10 May 16/04/2019
- Heritage Alliance receives Resilience Funding 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight on ‘Heritage and Access in C21’: Dame Caroline Spelman on making Parliament fit for the 21st century 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s newest Context out: – Featuring Scotland’s ‘Highlands and Islands’, and far beyond… 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch host offers free pre-School evening, 7 May: ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage…’ 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.4M+ costed work: NLHF etc. seek impact evaluation of Future Parks Accelerator (FPA) funding, closing 29/04, value £90-100k 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from Belfast’s doorstep’: Proposal to turn Clarence Chambers into new offices given the green light despite heritage and civic concerns 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Local concerns over ‘bridge of scrapes’ plan, from The Northern Echo 12/04/2019
- Partial destruction at listed Derbyshire house, dating back to the 1600s, leads to prosecution 12/04/2019
- Plas Mawr, Conwy – ‘Finest Elizabethan town house in Britain’ on the market 12/04/2019
- England’s £3.75M for nearly 200 pocket parks, to help ‘transform the nation’ 12/04/2019
- RTPI to Malthouse: More dead frontages would kill off high streets 12/04/2019
- House of Commons Garden tourism inquiry launched: closing 7 May 12/04/2019
- Norwich Anglia Square: Government calls in tower block plan 12/04/2019
- House of Lords Committee publishes report on ‘Future of seaside towns’ 12/04/2019
- HE seeks 3 commissioners: architecture, archaeology and heritage-based tourism 12/04/2019
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 email@example.com giving your name, company, job role, postal address, email and phone number and IHBC Membership Number. (NB: otherwise … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
The 1,000ft (305m)-high Tulip tower which has been proposed for London fails to comply with planning guidelines, the mayor has said.
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.
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