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- Heritage Collective welcomed by IHBC as Brighton’s 2020 School ‘Principal Sponsor’: More looking ahead to ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ with #IHBCBrighton2020! 08/11/2019
- More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’: High Streets emergency declared by DCN – New retail planning applications halve in five years 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £795K+ costed opportunities this week: BPT seeks team to transform church into community centre of environmental awareness, valued £555K, closing 25/11 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Melton’s controversial ‘cheese wedge’ homes plan given go-ahead despite local objections 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s foresight in Context: Ireland’s Built and Archaeological Heritage sectoral ‘Climate Change Adaptation Plans’ out – will feature in future ‘Ireland’ issue 08/11/2019
- ‘Pocket Parks’ funding update: Invitations for communities to transform unloved, neglected or derelict areas into new green spaces in England 08/11/2019
- Dame Judith Hackitt named as government adviser on the new Building Safety Regulator 08/11/2019
- Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government : On ‘building good lives’ with design codes… and the new heritage conservation programme! 08/11/2019
- Applications now open for the Sustainability Scholarship for 2020: Closing 29/11 08/11/2019
- Government investment backs museums of the future: Treasures in our homes – ‘digital-wise’ 08/11/2019
- Applications now open for the Sir Ian Dixon Scholarship for 2020, closing 29/11 08/11/2019
- Homage to Italian Job film, 50 years on, celebrating its half century this year 08/11/2019
- IHBC seeks examples of curtilage farm buildings potentially affected by interpretation of the ‘Jews Farm’ (‘Egerton v Taunton Deane’) case: ASAP encouraged, and closing 29/11 05/11/2019
- IHBC’s Past President David Lovie receives AHI Award on behalf of local civic group for IHBC-supported ‘Some Alnwick Heritage Heroes’ 05/11/2019
- IHBC Context feature on HE’s Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings reaches 10K+ construction-development sector users via DBW‘s Newsletter: See our Conservation Wiki for lots more! 05/11/2019
- Scotland’s new guide to help manage climate change risk to historic sites 05/11/2019
- Queensbury tunnel cycle: Government asked to save plans 05/11/2019
- Irish State faces further legal challenge in Europe on proposed liquefied natural gas facility due to SEA and consultation duties 05/11/2019
- Planning Awards 2020 now open for entries 05/11/2019
- City & Guilds awarded contract to deliver Construction T Level qualifications 05/11/2019
- IHBC’s IMHO signpost: US City Planner makes case for rethinking ‘tow hall’ public consultation 05/11/2019
- HE’s Advice Note on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’ now out, but maintains ambiguity over practice standards 01/11/2019
- IHBC commends SLCT/HE ‘Connecting People and Places’ project outcomes 01/11/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £900K+ costed opportunities this week: Gallery opportunity in sensitive historic setting, valued £200K, closing 22/11 01/11/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Demolition starts on a Stoke GII* listed potbank – Motorists beware! 01/11/2019
Monthly Archives: August 2019
IHBC’s NW Branch conference 2019: ‘Improving Accessibility’, Liverpool 10 Oct, for an accessible take on accessibility… with tours too!
The North West (NW) Branch of the IHBC hosts its 2019 annual conference – ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’ – in Liverpool on 10 October, ‘on how to successfully overcome the accessibility barriers that can exclude groups … Continue reading
See #IHBCNottingham2019, on ‘flooding’… now on video: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel
IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’ included the Day School exploration of threats from waterways, with conservation architect and consultant James Innerdale exploring ‘… flooding in old buildings’, and Conservation Officer Helen Brownlie reviewing a ‘… case … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £505K+ total opportunities this week: Swansea Council seeks Strip Map Record for Hafod Copperworks, closing 05/09
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 this week features a call from Swansea Council which seeks quotations … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Demolition of a Winchester historic railway house rejected by city councillors
Plans to demolish a piece of Winchester’s railway heritage have been turned down by city councillors, reports The Hampshire Chronicle.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’… as a Belfast reprise: Fire chief recalls ‘iconic image’ of clock burning one year on from Primark fire
The Fire Service’s Officer in Charge on the day of Belfast’s ‘Primark Fire’ has recalled to The Belfast Telegraph the battle to save the historic Bank Buildings from ruin, with area Commander Aidan Jennings speaking ahead of the first anniversary.
With Brexit never far from the current news headlines, the recent Context article by Sabine Coady Schabitz arguing for the UK to become a leader in heritage action – and follow up on spirit of European Cultural Heritage Year 2018 … Continue reading
An additional 50 towns will benefit from England’s £1 billion Future High Streets Fund. image Open Government Licence v3.0
Southampton’s proposed Royal Pier Waterfront scheme – a £450m waterfront development deal to include a hotel and a casino on land reclaimed from the River Test in Southampton – has been terminated by the City Council.
Planning departments across Scotland may need up to £59M over the next 10 years to undertake duties contained in the new Planning Act.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the RIBA Chartered Practices chosen to work alongside the five local authorities selected to participate in the RIBA Future Place programme, which ‘aims to recognise and support high quality placemaking in … Continue reading
New figures reveal how much Britain’s creative and art sectors have benefitted from tax reliefs, with £1.1 billion of support via tax relief. image: pGovernment Licence v3.0
BEFS open letter to Kevin Stewart: Incorporating whole life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions into Scottish Building Standards
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is among cosignatories of an open letter to Kevin Stewart, Scotland’s Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning, regarding the introduction of minimum standards for whole lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions for new buildings under Section … Continue reading
You may think there are quite a few London Underground stations, and you’d be right as there are 270 stations in total on the network, yet there could have been many many more yet there are so many that never … Continue reading
See #IHBCNottingham2019, on ‘security’… on video: More 2019 Day School content and updates from IHBC’s YouTube channel, now with a special speaker update
IHBC’s 2019 Annual School included the Day School exploration of security aspects of the theme – ‘Heritage, Risk and Resilience’ – with police security adviser Stephen Armson-Smith’s talk now available on IHBC’s YouTube channel, while he offers a special post-school … Continue reading
IHBC’s support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) includes our online registration for anyone – or any organisation – seeking our free recognition service and listing for CPD providers.
IHBC’s post-Nottingham School update, on ‘confronting conservation calamities’: Lyme Park evacuated after the 600-year-old stately home hit by ‘devastating’ flooding
Lyme Park staff carried out a massive clean-up operation after the 600-year-old stately home was hit by ‘devastating’ flooding.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: A ‘critical time’ to protect historic leper hospital in Warwick
Emergency work is set to be ordered to prevent the total collapse of the historic Leper Hospital in Warwick, notes The Leamington Observer, as the site has ‘remained on Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register for some two decades – … Continue reading
News that two Norfolk churches have been given thousands of pounds to help with their maintenance is celebrated by The Fakenham and Wells Times.
New guidance from Natural England has been published on how to create a landscape sensitivity assessment to inform decisions on the planning and management of land use change which influence spatial planning.
Civil contractor Spencer Group is giving staff wearable devices that allow them to log their mood and monitor their emotional wellbeing as they try-out the devices from health tech start-up Moodbeam.
‘Networks for Change’ funding scheme encourages collaboration amongst archive services: Grants up to £15,000
The purpose of the Networks for Change funding scheme – which offers grants of up to £15,000 – is to encourage collaboration among archive services by providing funding that leads to strong archive service networks, as these networks deliver solutions, … Continue reading
A new online appeal service aims to provide better ease of use and clarity of case progress, and will ultimately replace the existing appeals platform, the Appeals Casework Portal, to offer clearer guidance, an intuitive layout and better tracking of … Continue reading
Almost £8 million of funding has been announced to help people and nature thrive in some of the most deprived parts of Scotland as the latest round of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)’s ambitious Green Infrastructure Fund helps support seven major … Continue reading
Research into the role of radical planning in urban justice in South Africa; how a three-dimensional pedestrian network reshapes connectivity of high-density cities in Hong Kong, and the relationship between the built environment and mental health, are among the projects … Continue reading
The Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications (MRPQ) Directive (Directive 2005/36/EC) on the mutual recognition of qualifications will no longer apply if there’s a no-deal Brexit, and the UK government will maintain a system of recognition for architects with an approved … Continue reading