Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog

IHBC Toolbox latest Guidance Note: Using S.19 on amendments to LBC

The IHBC’s latest Guidance Note on our Toolbox, produced in consultation with the institute’s Legal Panel, provides advice on the application of Section 19 (S.19) of the 1990 Planning (LBCA) Act in relation to the amendment of conditions attached to … Continue reading

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IHBC Wales Branch FREE CPD + reception: Looking to #IHBCSwansea2023 and #IHBC25 – 5/09

The IHBC’s Wales Branch is offering free CPD on ‘Retrofitting Historic Buildings for Energy Efficiency’ on 5 September, laying new foundations for the IHBC’s 2023 annual School in Swansea as well offering a local celebration of the institute’s 25th anniversary: … Continue reading

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REMINDER: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award closes 31/08 – £500 + free 2023 School place for #IHBCSwansea2023!

The IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award has been launched for this academic year, closing on 31 August 2022, so if you have coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2021 OR 2022 –submit it … Continue reading

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REMINDER: SAHGB-IHBC Heritage Research Award 2022 celebrates ‘research… in heritage and conservation practice’: Closes 31/08

The IHBC is delighted to announce the 2022 joint Award with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) celebrating ‘the quality of architectural-historical research.. in heritage and conservation practice’ is open for submissions, closing 31 August.

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.2M of recent advertised works: Council seeks Heritage Consultant, closing 24/08

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s pick for this week is a call from a District Council for … Continue reading

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Consultation survey on joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ (CPPP): Add your thoughts now!

The joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ consultation survey has been launched, as we look at renewing this cross-sector (IHBC-HTVF-Civic Voice) statement on practice principles for those working in built and historic environment conservation.

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REMINDER: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award closes 31/08 – £500 + free 2023 School place for #IHBCSwansea2023!

The IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award has been launched for this academic year, closing on 31 August 2022, so if you have coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2021 OR 2022 –submit it … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick (No.2) from £42K+ of recent advertised works: City council seeks CAMP, closing 05/08, valued £30K

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s pick for this week is a call from a city council for … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (battlefield) doorstep’: NTS ‘unaware’ PP needed for Culloden storage units

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has submitted a retrospective planning application for five storage units at the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, while the planning application says that previous staff were ‘unaware’ that it needed planning permission (PP), reports The … Continue reading

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#IHBCAberdeen2022: A School volunteer’s ‘thanks to all’… with a note on origins and delivery

Volunteers are crucial to our Annual Schools – not least for our 2022 Aberdeen School (15-18/06) which to date has reached 253 practitioners and secured 2.4 million impressions on twitter – so Frances Swanston IHBC, Associate at HESPR company ICENI, … Continue reading

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REMINDER: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award closes 31/08 – £500 + free 2023 School place for #IHBCSwansea2023!

The IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award has been launched for this academic year, closing on 31 August 2022, so if you have coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2021 OR 2022 –submit it … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick (No.1) from recent advertised works: Research EOIs, closing 01/08

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s pick for this week is a call from a national research body … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Work to demolish ‘iconic’ art deco house in North Wales underway

Proposals to demolish an ‘iconic’ house have caused a backlash among locals who insisted it should be preserved, reports North Wales Daily Post. image: for illustration purposes only

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#IHBCAberdeen2022: the digital thanks (part 3)- our virtual stats (2.4Million impressions!) & developing digital skills for heritage storytelling

Alison McCandlish, IHBC’s lead consultant for Social Media (SM) at our 2022 Aberdeen School (15-18/06), has collated participation data in this final School SM NewsBlog post, covering our impressive reach across users and networks, at 2.4 million impressions.

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Consultation on joint IHBC-HTVF-CV ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ (CPPP) for IHBC’s 25th anniversary: #IHBC25

A consultation on updating and enhancing the IHBC-HTVF-Civic Voice joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ has been launched, as we look at renewing this cross-sector statement on practice principles for specialists working in built and historic environment conservation roles.

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Check out IHBC’s Conservation Wiki Home Page: ‘Quick-views’ on IHBC’s NewsBlogs (HEF Resilience Plan), Features (Conserving schools in India) and more

The IHBC’s Conservation Wiki service – offered through a partnership with Designing Buildings (DB), ‘The Construction Wiki’ – offers accessible ‘Quick-view’ summaries of key issues across our Newsblogs and other member information services.

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SAHGB-IHBC Heritage Research Award 2022 celebrates ‘research… in heritage and conservation practice’: Closes 31/08

The IHBC is delighted to announce the 2022 joint Award with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) celebrating ‘the quality of architectural-historical research.. in heritage and conservation practice’ is open for submissions, closing 31 August.

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#IHBC25 Notice: IHBC’s personal guidance for Branches and volunteers on 25th anniversary initiatives, funding and more

IHBC Support Officer Jude Wheeler has written to Branches to offer guidance on National Office support for locally-led ideas and initiatives that mark the IHBC’s 25th anniversary, with all projects to be commenced before April 2023.

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IHBC signpost to ‘construction’s best friend’: The Trimble and Boston Dynamics integrated robot solution

On a large and remote construction site in Shetland, where BAM Nuttall is battling the elements, covering large distances every day, the Trimble and Boston Dynamics integrated robot solution has become man’s newest four-legged friend.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (US) doorstep’: What’s wrong with Colorado’s Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum and Preserve?

What’s wrong with the Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum and Preserve, asks High Country News, as archival documents reveal the true origins of a popular Colorado tourist attraction. image: By Obiwan23 at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by … Continue reading

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IHBC’s new Context (172) on your doorstep in June & online now: Interrogating ‘Regulations and Codes’ in our #IHBC25 anniversary

The new issue of the IHBC’s journal, Context No. 172 takes as its theme ’Regulations and Codes, looking at how they ‘have shaped and are shaping the historic environment.’

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Links to #IHBCAberdeen2022 Day School Recordings & CPD Certs now issued: Sign up (from £25+VAT) still open for new delegates

The IHBC has sent all current Aberdeen School delegates links to access the broadcasts of the #IHBCAberdeen 2022 Day School – if you are missing yours let us know, while anyone else can still sign up HERE to access the … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes WSP’s HP&P Team to HESPR: IHBC’s register of quality-assured conservation and heritage practices

The WSP Heritage Planning & Placemaking (HP&P) Team is the latest company to be accepted on to the IHBC conservation and heritage services ‘HESPR’ listing, of heritage businesses to benefit from IHBC’s quality assurance.  

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REMINDER: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award closes 31/08 – £500 + free 2023 School place for #IHBCSwansea2023!

The IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award has been launched for this academic year, closing on 31 August 2022, so if you have coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2021 OR 2022 –submit it … Continue reading

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#IHBC25 Notice: IHBC’s personal guidance for Branches and volunteers on 25th anniversary initiatives, funding and more

IHBC Support Officer Jude Wheeler has written to Branches to offer guidance on National Office support for locally-led ideas and initiatives that mark the IHBC’s 25th anniversary, with all projects to be commenced before April 2023.

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