Daily Archives: 16/07/2019

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!

The IHBC has launched two new Guidance Notes, on Retrofitting of Traditional Buildings and Climate Change and Older Buildings – Key Sources, as one of the three ‘IHBC Spotlight’ sessions at the 2019 Annual School in Nottingham.

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BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool

The IHBC’s North West Branch has launched its Day Conference for 2019, on ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, which will include local tours of sites, and takes place on 10th October in the Liverpool Medical Institution.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plan to protect Plymouth’s post-war buildings from developers

Plymouth’s post-war architecture could be protected from developers under moves to create a new conservation area in the city centre, in plans covered by Plymouth News.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to build homes at Kersey Mill recommended for refusal by parish council

Revised plans to build two houses and garages on a horse paddock at Kersey Mill have been opposed by the parish council, writes the Suffolk Free Press.

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IHBC CPD boost from DBW: Invitation to Tender for construction contracts

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – IHBC’s partner in our Conservation Wiki  – has reviewed content of an Invitation to Tender for Construction Contracts.

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MJ Achievement Awards names Waltham Forest Local Authority of the Year 2019

The London borough of Waltham Forest was named the Local Authority of the Year 2019.

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HES online survey of ‘Our Place in Time’ (OPIT): Closes 2 August

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has commissioned an evaluation of ‘Our Place in Time – The Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland’, with an online survey now open and closing 2 August.

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CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) inaugurated Stephen Hodder MBE – former RIBA President – as its new Chair at its Council Meeting on 11 June 2019.

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New partnership for Orkney’s World Heritage Site

An ambitious new partnership to shape the future direction for Orkney’s World Heritage Site has been unveiled, as Historic Environment Scotland (HES), Orkney Islands Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to conserve the … Continue reading

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NLA awards 2019 include Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery for Conservation & Retrofit

With sustainable community investment project, Agar Grove Phase 1a crowned Overall Winner of the New London Awards (NLA) 2019, the Conservation & Retrofit award has been won by Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery, W5, by Jestico + Whiles and Julian Harrap … Continue reading

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Race against devastation: How wartime photographers dodged Nazi bombing to record historic buildings

A new exhibition chronicles the wartime work of the National Buildings Record – set up to capture a disappearing landscape -and of Margaret Tomlinson who was nothing if not dogged in pursuit of her task.

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