IHBC’s HESPR introductory news for 2020: Nearly 400 UK projects posted for 2019, with conservation links to costed works valued at circa £1.7Billion! 

logoThe 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 is the news that in 2019 the IHBC advertised opportunities for HESPR members tied to approaching £1.7Billion of costed works, across almost 400 projects.

The IHBC Director’s pick from the HESPR News and Tender Alert email for this week features the IHBC’s HESPR News, which reports ‘that last year there were approaching 400 tender notifications with contract values ranging from £1,000 to £700M.’

IHBC’s News and Tender Alerts writes:

Person specifications included: archaeologists, architects, landscape architects/design teams, surveyors + quantity surveyors, engineers (civil, structural, mechanical/ electrical and building services, together with a variety of consultant roles such as for project management, feasibility studies, estate services, masterplanning and more.

Issuers were diverse – LAs, NPAs, Historic England, English Heritage, Historic Environment Scotland and the Welsh Government, Preservation Trusts, the Church of England, UK Parliament, the Planning Inspectorate, Universities and Museums to name a few.

IHBC Chair David McDonald said: ‘Our weekly News and Tender Alert offers current tender opportunities to HESPR members, supporting commercial conservation businesses that work to the IHBC’s standards and expectations.  These weekly selections offer the wider heritage world a regular insight into the conservation profession that we hope combine good news, sector profile and service inspiration all in one.’

For more on HESPR and how to become a HESPR member see hespr.ihbc.org.uk

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For a free promotion of your tendering opportunities and work needs to the IHBC’s HESPR members, please send details and links to Joanna at contact@ihbc.org.uk, as soon as possible.

Tenders can also be advertised for a fee with IHBC Jobs etc, including a targeted email to 2000+ recipients as well as full coverage on our NewsBlog alerts and social platforms (membership and followers c.18,000) and websites with c. 290,000 visits a month. Contact Joanna at contact@ihbc.org.uk

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