Daily Archives: 01/07/2019

IHBC’s July Branch Events Update: Explore Branch CPD events across the UK

As the Annual School in Nottingham kicks off July, more exciting events are taking place across the UK including preparation for next year’s school in Brighton. This month’s features include:

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IHBC 2019 Annual School Reception sponsor warmly welcomed: RPS – A new name for CgMs Heritage

The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) is delighted to announce RPS as the Reception Sponsor for the IHBC’s 2019 Annual School, ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’.

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New Newsletter from IHBC CPD provider The Environment Study Centre: Sign up for free… and get more at the 2019 IHBC’s School

The Environment Study Centre, an IHBC CPD provider, has published its newsletter covering news and training updates primarily focused on the built environment, while more background will be on offer at the IHBC’s 2019 School. 

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Looking ahead to IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School – ‘OLD TOWNS: NEW FUTURES’ – and #IHBCBrighton2020.  Knowsley makes ‘radical move’… Buy Kirkby town centre’

Knowsley Council has made an offer to buy Kirkby town centre in what it describes as a ‘radical move’. image: LocalGov website

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £80M+ costed opportunities: Exhibition and interpretation designer sought for Spanish Gallery, Bishop Auckland, including entrance/exit areas, closing 17/07, valued £50-80K

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 this week features a call from The Auckland Project … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (political & historical) doorstep’: Voting and culture in tandem at Muchelney Abbey, the oldest polling station in the country, says the Somerset County Gazette

The Somerset County Gazette has highlighted how some voters in Somerset can combine casting their vote with a visit to a historic abbey at what is believed to be the country’s oldest polling station.

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IHBC’s CPD Boost from DBW: On ‘Invitations to tender for construction contracts’

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), platform partner to the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki, has introduced guidance on the ‘Invitation to Tender’ (ITT) process for construction contracts, the formal invitation to make an offer for the supply of goods or services. image: DBW 

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National Lottery Heritage Fund launches £100million Heritage Horizon Awards

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NHLF)  has launched the Heritage Horizon Awards, which will invest £100million over the next three years in ambitious, innovative and transformational projects that will revolutionise UK heritage.

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BEFS: Parliament debates motions from Scotland’s Working Group on Tenement Maintenance

The Scottish Parliament has debated motions based on recommendations from The Scottish Parliamentary cross-party Working Group for Tenement Maintenance, of which BEFS and RICS are the secretariat.

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Sector Deal between government and the tourism industry announced

Government has announced a ‘Tourism Sector Deal’, the first of its kind, which sets out how the government and industry will work in partnership to boost productivity, develop the skills of the UK workforce and support destinations to enhance their … Continue reading

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Treasury Committee to investigate UK’s regional imbalances

A new inquiry into regional imbalances in the UK economy has been launched by the Treasury Committee.

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RICS consultation on Home Survey Standard open until 29/07

RICS has launched a consultation on a new mandatory RICS Home Survey Standard, which closes on 29 July.

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BCC opens ‘End of Year Show’, including IHBC recognised Foundation Degree 

The Building Crafts College, based in Stratford, opened its end of your show in the Carpenters’ Hall, London, on 27 June, with displays included work from the College’s IHBC Recognised Foundation Degree in Conservation. image: Michael Osbaldeston

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