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- See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, on disaster recovery and the ‘Phoenix Case Study’: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 17/09/2019
- IHBC prompt: Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Awards – call for 2019 nominations open until 4 October 17/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (cultural) doorstep’: Great Yarmouth’s Venetian Waterways to recapture former glories with Heritage Fund grant 17/09/2019
- IHBC ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: The pleasures and perils of architectural research – from our Highlands and Islands issue 17/09/2019
- Reflecting on #IHBCNottingham2019: Fire engulfs Grade II-listed Horncliffe Mansion 17/09/2019
- Lawyers put 100 local authorities on notice over climate inaction 17/09/2019
- North Somerset Council serves Birnbeck Pier repairs notice 17/09/2019
- Manchester College launches new industry-sponsored Architectural and Construction Engineering Scholarship for 16-18 year olds 17/09/2019
- New petition to save Whitechapel Bell Foundry 17/09/2019
- IHBC’s free, first-timer ‘taster’ membership for students on IHBC Recognised Conservation Courses* 13/09/2019
- Reminder: IHBC’s top class priority CPD in the north west: Making accessibility accessible to the conservation professional… BOOK NOW for the NW Branch conference 2019: ‘Improving Accessibility’, Liverpool 10 Oct, for an accessible take on accessibility… with tours too! 13/09/2019
- See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, now including conservation threats and legislation: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 13/09/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.4M+ opportunities this week: Services for Birmingham Hippodrome sought, closing 04/10 13/09/2019
- IHBC CPD boost: DBW on ‘Design and build: feasibility studies’ 13/09/2019
- Looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020: THA’s September Heritage Chat on ‘Regeneration of Historic High Streets’ 13/09/2019
- European Heritage Awards 2020 – Last chance to vote: Closing 15 Sept 13/09/2019
- Reminder: Applications for Churchill Fellowships close 17 September 13/09/2019
- New Heritage Minister – Helen Whately MP 13/09/2019
- HES launches Caerlaverock Castle app: ‘Castle Quest 13/09/2019
- IHBC’s Twitter followers pass 10.5k… and why this is good news for everyone! 10/09/2019
- Don’t forget IHBC London’s 2019 conference: ‘From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond’ – Conserving Post-war Buildings & Places, 2 October 10/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Experts refuse to list Wolverton’s controversial Agora as an historic building 10/09/2019
- IHBC CPD boost, on ‘planned preventative maintenance’ (PPM) and technology, from construction’s mainstream and via DBW 10/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: Annotating and revealing the historic landscape – and reproducing it – from the Highlands and Islands 10/09/2019
- England’s councils accused of ‘restricting’ retail to residential conversions 10/09/2019
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