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- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School recap ‘in camera’ (and look ahead to Brighton 2020 and #IHBCBrighton2020): Catch 2020 School Spotlight preview on video, with IHBC SE Branch Chair 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s update on the politics and presumptions around heritage change and conservation: The Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July: Last chance approaches… so submit heritage/HE/development coursework for possible £500 cash and free Brighton 2020 School 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £8.5M+ costed opportunities this week: Asset & Property Income Generation Strategy for Port Sunlight sought, closing 23/07, valued £30K 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Green light for 60 caravans near GII* listed Suffolk church due to coastal erosion threats 19/07/2019
- Theatres Trust welcomes Theatr Clwyd listing by Cadw at Grade II 19/07/2019
- Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List 19/07/2019
- New sentencing guidelines mean courts to take account of ‘full impact’ of crime… 19/07/2019
- Deadline approaching – BEFS invitation to promote projects etc. as best practice case studies for OPIT – closing 26 July 19/07/2019
- MHCLG issues rallying call to action for historic counties celebrations: including 23 July! 19/07/2019
- Britain’s oldest building firm, R Durtnell and Sons, collapses 19/07/2019
- Last chance: British Council & Heritage Alliance Travel Grant Scheme – 2nd round open till 22 July 19/07/2019
- RIBA announces National Award winners, with more than one third ‘creatively adapted existing buildings’ 19/07/2019
- End of the line for pacer trains as communities to be asked for ideas on ‘renovation and reuse’ 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s new Guidance Notes launched at Nottingham’s 2019 School Spotlights: on ‘Retrofitting’ and on climate change ‘Sources’… and now also on School video! 16/07/2019
- BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plan to protect Plymouth’s post-war buildings from developers 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to build homes at Kersey Mill recommended for refusal by parish council 16/07/2019
- IHBC CPD boost from DBW: Invitation to Tender for construction contracts 16/07/2019
- MJ Achievement Awards names Waltham Forest Local Authority of the Year 2019 16/07/2019
- HES online survey of ‘Our Place in Time’ (OPIT): Closes 2 August 16/07/2019
- CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair 16/07/2019
- New partnership for Orkney’s World Heritage Site 16/07/2019
- NLA awards 2019 include Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery for Conservation & Retrofit 16/07/2019
- Race against devastation: How wartime photographers dodged Nazi bombing to record historic buildings 16/07/2019
Daily Archives: 19/02/2019
IHBC 2019 Day School update: ‘On structures and structural failure’ at IHBC’s Nottingham School, with Ed Morton (ex Canterbury, York and Westminster to St Paul’s) and John Ruddy (case study)
The IHBC has announced the next round of speakers for the 2019 Day School ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’, in Nottingham on 5 July, with renowned conservation engineers and IHBC Members Ed Morton and John Ruddy looking at … Continue reading
New IHBC MATE session: ‘Free, Friendly, Flexible and Informed’ conservation accreditation support – NW Branch, Manchester 28/02
A new IHBC North West (NW) Branch Membership Application Training Event (MATE) session is scheduled in Manchester on 28 February (5.30-8.30pm), and as BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL, please email Kate at email@example.com by 21 February if interested.
IHBC hosts stand at Cambridge’s central conservation area 50th Anniversary celebration: Free CPD and more!
The IHBC is delighted to host a stand as we help the council and local communities celebrate the 50th anniversary of Conservation Areas in Cambridge, on 27 February, at Cambridge’s Guildhall: all welcome though with the evening event by prior … Continue reading
The Hastings Observer has reported how schools from across the borough gathered at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery for the first Historic England Heritage Schools Awards.
Instead of making a neglected building look brand-new, why not refurbish it to preserve and showcase the damage worked by fires, damp, squatters and the passage of time says Ike Ijeh, for Building Review, while exploring the advantages of growing … Continue reading
The secretary state for communities James Brokenshire has written to Wirral and Thanet councils warning them that Whitehall intended to intervene over their failure to put local plans in place as, under the 2004 Act Local Plan, the 338 local … Continue reading
Croydon Council plans to issue an Article 4 Direction to protect family homes from conversion into houses of multiple occupation (HMO).
Uncertainty and declining confidence amongst small practices: RIBA publishes latest future trends survey results
The latest RIBA survey of architects indicates a considerable fall in optimism about their future workload.
From 2020 young people taking T Levels – the technical equivalent of A levels – will benefit from a £38 million funding boost. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The Historic Towns and Villages Forum (HTVF) invites applicants to join its Board, with details to be submitted by 4 March.
Former PRP boss Andy von Bradsky has been named the government’s head of architecture in a £60,000 post created as part of ministers’ focus on beauty in built environment, and so ‘promote better design and style of homes’.
The former Pattern Store, a Grade 2 listed building constructed in 1897 for the Great Western Railway in Swindon, is to be turned into a new church for the town. image: Diocese of Bristol website
England’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and local Government(MHCLG) has provided guidance with practical information on the legal requirements that would be required in a no deal scenario in relation to construction products. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission … Continue reading
The Centre for Cities think tank has called for an end to local government austerity as it reveals that Whitehall cuts have hit cities twice as hard as the rest of Britain. image: Carla Pianese