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- IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School – BOOKING NOW OPEN: Book now for low-cost ‘early-bird’ rates and make #IHBCBrighton2020 your CPD learning hub for 2020, with ‘Old Towns : New Futures’ 25/02/2020
- IHBC Marsh Award nominations – closing date extended to 30 March: Celebrate your local ‘retired members’ and ‘successful learners’ with £500 cash prizes and 2020 Brighton School places! 25/02/2020
- Thinking about IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School theme? Well, ‘welcome to a Welsh ghost town’, small high streets with ‘a typical problem’, from Walesonline 25/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Historic derelict Derbyshire GII* railway station to be saved 25/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Council explores possibility of Birnbeck Pier purchase with CPO 25/02/2020
- IHBC’s view to County Down: Knock Iveagh wind turbine challenge ‘fatally undermined’ 25/02/2020
- BEFS reports on ‘Why Flats Fall Down – Navigating shared responsibilities for their repair and maintenance’ 25/02/2020
- Bristol declares ecological emergency over loss of wildlife 25/02/2020
- Aberdeen City Council tests water on multi-million pound property sell-off 25/02/2020
- £10M Urban Tree Challenge Fund: Thousands of trees to be planted in England’s towns and cities 25/02/2020
- TV advertisement plaques inappropriate on listed buildings 25/02/2020
- Second preview of IHBC’s Brighton Day School, 19 June: ‘Economics’ insights, from Paul McTernan (SLR, regeneration economics) and Adala Leeson (HE, funding economics)… & even more Spotlights 21/02/2020
- More Ramsgate signpost to IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School: A bookish background to the IHBC SE Branch Ramsgate, HAZ and AGM Day (and Brighton 2020 ‘pre-School’), March 13 21/02/2020
- Deadline in 8 days for IHBC Marsh Awards for 2020 21/02/2020
- Some light preparation for #IHBCBrighton2020, a Scotland Blog on some shops through the centuries! 21/02/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick, from £420K+ costed opportunities: DC seeks Landscape Character Assessment, 11/03 21/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Decision to be made on £3m restoration of Crystal Palace Park Subway 21/02/2020
- Improved Countryside Stewardship scheme opens for 2021 agreements 21/02/2020
- Half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint: ECA 21/02/2020
- The Conservation Hierarchy framework: Biodiversity Net Gain through UK construction projects 21/02/2020
- Tony Burton CBE appointed as Interim Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund 21/02/2020
- HE’s ‘Heritage -The Foundation for Success – Modern Infrastructure and the Historic Environment’ now out 21/02/2020
- HS2 Ltd seeks ‘Expressions of Interest’ for salvage of ‘historic building materials’ 21/02/2020
- IHBC 2020 AGM Brighton 19 June: Trustee nominations open till 20 April 18/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: HE ‘gives Lutterell Hall GII listed status’ 18/02/2020
Daily Archives: 01/11/2019
HE’s Advice Note on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’ now out, but maintains ambiguity over practice standards
Historic England (HE) has issued its new Advice Note on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’ (HEAN 12), and though it contains useful advice, uncertainties continue with regard to interfaces with government’s planning guidance in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) as … Continue reading
The IHBC’s Chair David McDonald has welcomed the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust (SLCT) project ‘Connecting People and Places’, funded by Historic England, celebrating Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) influence on the built environment, as five stories from their research … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £900K+ costed opportunities this week: Gallery opportunity in sensitive historic setting, valued £200K, closing 22/11
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services working to the IHBC’s standards – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick this week … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Demolition starts on a Stoke GII* listed potbank – Motorists beware!
Work is to start on demolishing part of a Grade-II* (GII*) listed Stoke-on-Trent potbank at risk of collapse, The Stoke Sentinel warns motorists.
IHBC’s CPD boost… out of Context: On Project Management and a case study in ‘Hidden treasures – Open Treasures’!
If you are developing a conservation project that aims to carry out physical works, but retain the function and allow visitor access, then the Louise Priestman’s article in the themed Context issue on Building Services will be of special interest: … Continue reading
BSI’s new global standard (BS EN ISO 14090) update: Helping engineering organisations organisations adapt to climate change.
In July 2019, BSI published a new global standard (BS EN ISO 14090) to help organisations adapt to climate change, and Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) has posted thoughts from civil engineer John Dora, who led the international drafting committee and … Continue reading
Scotland’s new proposed National Islands Plan sets a direction of travel for the Scottish Government and provides a framework for action in order to meaningfully improve outcomes for island communities.
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) selling the 3.49 hectare site of Reading Prison following the gaol’s closure in 2013, creating the ‘freehold development opportunity’ in line with a 2015 policy to sell redundant prisons to raise funds for new prisons, … Continue reading
The National Churches Trust has launched the ‘Great Visitor Count’, a research project which will see 40 digital counters installed at parish churches and chapels in England and Wales. image: for illustration purposes only by Peter Badcock
New research: Adoption of Scottish planning policy in LDPs – From sustainability & town centres to rural development, the HE and more
New research has been published that looks at how effective Scottish planning policy has been in influencing local development planning and decision making in local development plans (LDPs), with topics covering Sustainability, Placemaking, Promoting Town Centres, Rural Development, Valuing the … Continue reading
IHBC IMHO signpost: Sadie Morgan on quality, quantity and the Doolan prize – ‘Let’s set the standard for the industry!’
An opinion piece by Sadie Morgan – co-founding director of dRMM architects and the HS2 independent design panel chair – entitled ‘Good design has a positive effect on the lives of people. We need to collaborate to improve our built … Continue reading