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- IHBC launches consultation on Corporate Plan 2020-25 (‘CP25’) as ‘Stage 1’ scoping: First responses sought by 1 January 15/11/2019
- IHBC President launches next IHBC Marsh Awards: ‘Your new chance to nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for our awards’, closing 29 Feb 2020 15/11/2019
- IHBC’s great ‘FREE CPD’ opportunity: Still chances to join us at Council+, London GII* venue, 28 November, on ‘CPD for interdisciplinary practitioners’ (Expenses paid; numbers restricted) 15/11/2019
- More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’… as blueprint ‘Prospectus’ for 100 multi-million pound Town Deals revealed 15/11/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £100M+ costed opportunities this week: Housing Association with substantial historic legacy seeks consultants for Framework Agreement, valued £100M, closing 06/12 15/11/2019
- Possible first for Proceeds of Crime Act as couple ordered to pay £42,000 after harming Grade II listed building in Peak District NP 15/11/2019
- Historic Environment Scotland seek new Board Members: closing Friday, 6 December 2019 15/11/2019
- Great Yarmouth Winter Gardens: Repairs ordered to save listed building 15/11/2019
- Increase in construction injuries and fall in prosecutions raises concerns for long term safety 15/11/2019
- PHE report on ‘Spatial Planning for Health’ calls on build environment and health professionals to communicate more 15/11/2019
- Medieval wall collapse in Lewes 15/11/2019
- AHRC & partners ‘Being Human’ – festival of the humanities – launched 14/11 15/11/2019
- IHBC congratulates Climate Heritage Network on Edinburgh’s global launch, with IHBC’s updated ToolBox Guidance Note on ‘Retrofitting… Traditional Buildings’… part of a ‘major contribution’ 12/11/2019
- More looking ahead to ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ and #IHBCBrighton2020, with warnings that towns are ‘starved of investment’ because much foreign investment goes to cities 12/11/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Oxford college’s plans for accommodation concern historians 12/11/2019
- IHBC’s IMHO signpost: Why Britain needs more women in engineering – more than the current 11% certainly! 12/11/2019
- Construction urged to do more for butterflies and bees, via SNH 12/11/2019
- New AIM economic report explores impact of independent museums locally and nationally 12/11/2019
- LGA responds to Government pocket parks programme 12/11/2019
- CSCS ends exemption to HSE test requirements 12/11/2019
- Edinburgh’s Castle Terrace car park awarded protected status 12/11/2019
- 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
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