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- COVID-19 Coronavirus: Interim update from the IHBC, with a message from our Chair 27/03/2020
- LAST CHANCE – IHBC Marsh Award closes on Tuesday 31st March: Nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for £500 cash awards and free IHBC Annual School places 27/03/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 1: Budget and COVID 19, via DBW 27/03/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 2: CIC’s Coronavirus Digest review and survey (@27/03/20) 27/03/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 3: ‘A guide to the coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’, from PBCToday 27/03/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 4: Advise and updates collated from the heritage sector, including data and policy to care and cleaning 27/03/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick, from £165K+ costed opportunities: Scottish Council seeks team for CARS, closing 02/04, no value stated 27/03/2020
- A Culture Strategy for Scotland issued 27/03/2020
- England’s Housing Minister: Speech to the Planning Inspectorate, on good and bad design, with a heritage handle 27/03/2020
- Welsh Government Consultation ‘Changes to listed building consent applications’ launched, closing 08/06 27/03/2020
- CIC publishes new adjudication procedure: ‘affordable adjudication for low value disputes’ 27/03/2020
- LAST CHANCE (NEARLY) – IHBC Marsh Award extended to end March: Nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for £500 cash awards and free IHBC Annual School places, closing 31 March 24/03/2020
- Don’t forget IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2020: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2021 Aberdeen School, simply submit your coursework online – closing 31 July 2020! 24/03/2020
- IHBC online registration for ‘Recognised CPD Providers’: Apply online for registration, for free! 24/03/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Restoration plan for historic Lowestoft town hall site, thanks to HE report 24/03/2020
- National Lottery Heritage Fund seeks COVID-19 impact survey responses 24/03/2020
- CIC Launches Roadmap for Change at Futurebuild 24/03/2020
- See THA on the 2020 Budget 24/03/2020
- London Historic Buildings Trust’s issues first online newsletter 24/03/2020
- HE consultation on Advice Note 4: Tall Buildings, closing 26/04 24/03/2020
- Brick Awards 2020 – celebrating ‘the world’s greatest brick architecture and craftsmanship’ – closes early May 24/03/2020
- British Council: New Cultural Protection funding announced for 2020-2021 24/03/2020
- IHBC’s IMHO signpost: Who decides which parts of Manchester’s heritage get saved from the bulldozer? 24/03/2020
- New Context out now! Ireland under the scope… from the evolving CO to national climate change planning, and urban house museum-making to architects in conservation 20/03/2020
- Don’t forget – IHBC Marsh Award extended to end March: Nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for £500 cash awards and free IHBC Annual School places, closing 31 March 20/03/2020
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