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- 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
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: ‘Virtual tenement’ app being developed to help ensure repairs to crumbling Edinburgh homes 18/02/2020
- Thinking about IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School theme? Balancing risk for town centre development 18/02/2020
- IHBC‘s IMHO signpost: Environmental innovation in the construction sector 18/02/2020
- THA continues to improve the Heritage Funding Directory 18/02/2020
- Coalition launches new Climate Emergency Design Guide 18/02/2020
- £1 billion of finance to support small and medium sized builders 18/02/2020
- ‘At risk’ Bennerley Viaduct repairs to begin 18/02/2020
- Medical Humanities Awards to celebrate projects improving health and wellbeing 18/02/2020
- EPSON publishes final report on Material Cultural Heritage as a resource 18/02/2020
- BBC Review: Turner exhibition in Twickenham house designed by the artist 18/02/2020
- Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Stay ahead on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with interdisciplinary conservation roles across urban, church, regulatory and consultancy roles, and much more! 14/02/2020
- Don’t forget: IHBC seeks first responses on draft ‘Articles’ by end Feb and after 14/02/2020
- IHBC’s 2-for-1, as SE Branch Day Conference is also a Brighton 2020 ‘Pre-School’ event: Ramsgate – Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) and local projects, 13 March, BOOK NOW 14/02/2020
- IHBC Marsh Awards – nominations still open! 14/02/2020
- IHBC members with benefits: Last 3 member subsidies still available for HE’s roofing ‘Repair and conservation…’, 03 March, London 14/02/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick, from £4.9M+ costed opportunities: CC seeks consultancy services for review of farm building use, 03/03, valued £25k 14/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plymouth’s Civic Centre plans to finally be given the go-ahead 14/02/2020
- Thinking about Brighton 2020? ‘Neoliberal think tank’ says red tape is strangling our high streets 14/02/2020
- Nominations open for 2021 New Year Honours List: Closing 24 April 14/02/2020
- Scottish Government publishes Scottish house condition survey: 2018 key findings 14/02/2020
- 47% of councils have no plans for reducing emissions from built assets 14/02/2020
- Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin to close after 88 years 14/02/2020
- Edinburgh 2030: A ‘Million Tree City’ planned 14/02/2020
Monthly Archives: January 2020
IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School’s SECOND keynote: Burgemeester Kris Declercq, on continental experience inspired by British innovation, at ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’, 19 June 2020
Kris Declercq, Burgemeester (Mayor) of Roeselare, West Flanders, Belgium – the second Keynote at the IHBC’s June 2020 Brighton School – themed on ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ – will introduce the Friday afternoon’s theme of ‘Experience’ by exploring his … Continue reading
IHBC, CARE, RICS, RIAS ICON & more, at GCHT’s ‘Your Career in Conservation… Accreditation’ conference & workshops, Glasgow, 26/03
Glasgow City Heritage Trust (GCHT) is holding a one-day conference on conservation accreditation within the heritage and built environment sectors, at the Glasgow School of Art on 26 March 2020, with early bird booking prices from £85.
Don’t forget the IHBC Marsh Awards for 2020: ‘Your new chance to nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for our awards’, closing 29 Feb 2020
REMINDER: IHBC’s ‘Members with benefits’: FREE CPD at London’s LPOC Property Show, Olympia, 8-9 Feb
IHBC welcomes launch of ‘London Historic Buildings Trust’ and Strategic Plan with ‘strong social impact ambitions’!
The IHBC welcomed The London Historic Buildings Trust (LHBT) – the only London-wide building preservation trust, and formerly Heritage of London Trust Operations – and its new identity, alongside an ambitious new Strategic Plan with objectives to deliver ‘real and … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £350K+ costed opportunities this week: National body seeks service provider for design planning tools, valued £28-32K, closing 17/02
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
The Park Hill flats overlooking Sheffield will benefit from a £500,000 restoration grant from Historic England for the next phase of their redevelopment, The Yorkshire Post has reported.
New research published by Historic England (HE) on behalf of the Historic Environment Forum entitled HERITAGE AND THE ECONOMY 2019 England, shows the value of heritage to England’s economy, as it contributes to economic prosperity and growth through jobs in … Continue reading
Wales’ towns are to receive £90 million of additional investment as part of a new Welsh Government approach to transforming town centres across the country, Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn has announced.
Rhondda Valley’s Treorchy crowned ‘UK’s best’ in the Great British High Street Awards, with Scottish Borders’ Kelso the ‘Rising Star’
Treorchy’s high street, in the Rhondda Valley Treorchy, has been named ‘High Street of the Year’ and wins £15,000 for the local community, while the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award went to The Square, Kelso, Scotland.
With the launch of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission’s (BBBBC) report – Living with beauty – The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP reports from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG).
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has launched a new Call for Evidence – closing 5 February – to inform its advice to the UK Government on the Sixth Carbon Budget, due to be published in September 2020.
The National Trust will plant 20 million trees on its land in the next decade as the charity pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030. image for illustration only – by P Badcock
Niamh Crimmins’ Blog fpr Historic Environment Scotland (HES) celebrates 30 years of the Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland, and explores the history of Grangemouth through survey fieldwork and the HES Archives.
The IHBC has welcomed CPD essentials as its most recent ‘IHBC Recognised CPD Provider’, and to celebrate that achievement this CPD Provider is offering IHBC members a 10% discount on any full day seminar (see details below).
The IHBC is continuing its CPD partnering with the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC) into 2020 with free places for members and an IHBC stand on offer at the London Listed Property Show, on 8-9 February in London’s Olympia. For more information see … Continue reading
Boundaries and party walls are fundamental issues when dealing with old places, but disputes can occur when parties (usually property owners) disagree, so knowing what they mean and why they count is critical for any conservation professional; fortunately, Designing Buildings … Continue reading
Scottish Government has launched its first National Islands Plan with measures to improve outcomes for island communities.
Investigations have begun into what caused part of Chester’s Roman city wall to collapse during construction work.
Housing secretary, Robert Jenrick has announced building safety measures that go further to ensure residents are safe in their homes, revealing that slow improving safety standards will ‘not be tolerated’.
Architecture and Design Scotland is working with the Scottish Government Committee on Climate Change and a small number of selected Local Authorities to develop spatial plans for places which prioritise the agenda of responding to changing climate and reduction of … Continue reading
Village Halls Week: Government scheme supports vital hubs for rural communities. image: for illustration only – by P Badcock
RIBA has published guidance on targeting, designing and evaluating sustainable outcomes for buildings, defining a concise measurable set of eight sustainable outcomes that correspond to key UN Sustainable Development Goals and can be delivered on building projects of all scales.
MOOO architecture design competition has placed a call for architects, landscape architects etc. to explore the notion of POPS – ‘Privately Owned Public Spaces’ – and their potential within the city of London in a new competition, with standard entry … Continue reading
Egyptian Halls is one of Glasgow’s most important buildings and a category A-listed masterpiece by Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, but it has been empty for 40 years, so The Alexander Thomson Society has launched a new initiative calling on those ‘with … Continue reading