Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog

IHBC features ‘Heritage on the edge, from the doorstep’: Great Musgrave bridge infilling faces blow from planning officials

Local planning officials have urged Eden District Council to refuse National Highways’ application to retain the controversial infill at Great Musgrave bridge. image: By RuthAS – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50687148

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Go virtual for #IHBCAberdeen2022 on 17/06, as Griff sets the scene with a ‘people’s perspective’, romance and all – just check the trailer, from only £25+VAT

The IHBC features Griff Rhys Jones setting the scene for ‘Heritage on the edge’ for our #IHBCAberdeen2022 Day School on 17 June, with a trailer of his filmed ‘people’s perspective’ to whet the appetite.

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IHBC’s 2021 Yearbook features to 15K construction users and more with takes on ‘levelling up’ and ‘caring for places’

IHBC’s 2021 Yearbook is featured by Designing Buildings (DB) to its 15,000 registered users and more in the recent DB Newsletter, with articles on conservation as care and on heritage in levelling up.

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FREE learning, advice, networks etc. at IHBC’s virtual #IHBCMarketPlace – opening #IHBCAberdeen2022 15/06

All IHBC members can sign up for 3 hours of our free virtual Heritage #IHBCMarketPlace learning and networks, with access prioritised for #IHBCAberdeen2022 School delegates and earliest sign-ups.

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10+ hours CPD at IHBC’s Aberdeen School for FREE! Submit ‘Chair’s Choice’ question early & win Virtual School fee

Question and Answer opportunities will take place across the IHBC’s ‘blended’ Day School on 17 June, but time will be tight, so get your questions in beforehand for a chance to win the ‘Chair’s Choice’ for each session by submitting … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘All-Island’ signpost: Common commitment to all Ireland’s heritage – North South Agreement on Vernacular Heritage

An ‘All-Island’ commitment to Ireland’s vernacular heritage has been established with the signing of the North South Agreement on Vernacular Heritage, supporting traditional buildings etc. image: Context 140 – July 2015

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: Arch Daily on AI, Architecture and ‘generative design’

IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and this week features Arch Daily on AI and Architecture.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Preston’s former orphanage – views from before the blaze

The Grade II-listed former St Joseph’s Orphanage in Preston city centre as it appeared before the recent fire has been featured by LancsLive. image: for illustration purposes only

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#IHBCAberdeen2022 Day School details – management, innovation, resilience and sustainability– 17/06, virtual from £25+VAT

The four main live IHBC 2022 Day School sessions range across management, innovation (‘old’ and ‘new’ heritage) as well as resilience and recovery, and with the launch #IHBCMarketPlace on 15/06 offer an estimated 10.5 hours CPD. image: Aberdeen City Heritage … Continue reading

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IHBC’s North Branch enjoyed new event plans, committee and AGM in person, in Newcastle

IHBC North Branch’s first in-person event since the global pandemic pause took place in Newcastle on 26 May, with informal networking tours, refreshments and an AGM at which the new committee was elected and the IHBC’s 25th anniversary – IHBC25 … Continue reading

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FREE learning, advice, networks etc. at IHBC’s virtual #IHBCMarketPlace – opening #IHBCAberdeen2022 15/06

All IHBC members can sign up for 3 hours of our free virtual Heritage #IHBCMarketPlace learning and networks, with access prioritised for #IHBCAberdeen2022 School delegates and earliest sign-ups.

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10+ hours CPD at IHBC’s Aberdeen School for FREE? Submit ‘Chair’s Choice’ questions early & win Virtual School fee back

Question and Answer opportunities will take place across the IHBC’s ‘blended’ Day School on 17 June, but time will be tight, so get your questions in beforehand for a chance to win the ‘Chair’s Choice’ for each session by submitting … Continue reading

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IHBC Signpost: New from ICOMOS – Guidelines for Conservation of Concrete Heritage

The ICOMOS Cádiz Document: InnovaConcrete Guidelines for Conservation of Concrete Heritage provides guidance for the conservation of concrete heritage with respect to its cultural, historical, aesthetic, social and technological values that define its significance.

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IHBC’s HESPR weekly pick from £190K costed works: National heritage body seeks QS & PI services, closing 27/06, to £150K

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 from the HESPR News and Tender Alert for this week is … Continue reading

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IHBC’s new CPD Circular: Special #IHBCAberdeen2022 issue with new IHBC CPD recording updates

The next issue of the IHBC free CPD Circular is out, focussed on the Aberdeen 2022 CPD opportunities and how they can be linked to our new CPD reporting tools.

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IHBC signpost to the Heritage Fund & 2022 IHBC Yearbook: Heritage sector is resilient despite economic challenges

Organisations have a positive financial and strategic outlook, says the Heritage Fund, as Eilish McGuinness, Fund CE and foreword author of the IHBC’s 2022 Yearbook said: ‘It is great… that organisations have greater confidence and a stronger financial outlook now … Continue reading

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Promote your business etc. at IHBC’s virtual Heritage MarketPlace, opening #IHBCAberdeen2022, 15/06

Heritage service providers, suppliers, agencies, charities and others can promote their learning, news and more to IHBC networks and delegates for only c.£100+VAT, with a c.6+ month web ‘billboard’ School posting with a live 2022 School stall option on 15 … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Research signpost from HRBA: ‘Sustaining historic churches: what does recent research tell us?’

Historic Religious Building Alliance (HRBA) has launched a new report on ‘Sustaining historic churches: what does recent research tell us?’

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Griff on film at #IHBCAberdeen2022 in #IHBC25: Share 1st clip with your networks and help ‘Heritage on the Edge’, 17/06

The IHBC has released the first clip of Griff Rhys Jones’s take on ‘Heritage on the Edge’ on our social media, and we think it’s a great scene-setter, so be sure to view, like, share and send the news across … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: DB on IHBC’s free #IHBCMarketPlace, opening #IHBCAberdeen2022 on 15/06

IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and this week features Designing Buildings on the #IHBCMarketPlace which opens #IHBCAberdeen2022 on 15/06, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Somerset’s ‘… historic buildings we’re at risk of losing forever’

There are thousands of amazing historic buildings across the UK and Somerset has its fair share, but sadly not all of them are in good condition reports The Bridgwater Mercury. image: Drawn by J.P.Neale, Engraved by W.Taylor – http://www.antique-prints-maps.com/acatalog/Somerset_Stately_Houses_antique_prints.html, Public … Continue reading

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#IHBCAberdeen2022 Full School closed: Virtual & in-person Day School (17/06) options with #IHBCMarketPlace open, from only £25+VAT

While virtual and in-person places at the ‘blended’ 2022 Aberdeen School remain open, the IHBC has closed booking for the Full School options (16-18 June).

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IHBC welcomes MPs report on Building to Net Zero: Reuse first!

The IHBC has welcomed the publication by Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of ‘Building to net zero: Costing carbon in construction’, as MPs confirm that ‘Retrofit and reuse of buildings, keeping the carbon locked in, should be prioritised over new build’. … Continue reading

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#IHBCAberdeen2022 Day School, 17/06, certified CPD update: ‘Innovation: Working with ‘old’ heritage’, virtual from only £25+VAT

IHBC’s virtual and in-person 17 June, Day School afternoon session – on ‘Innovation: Working with ‘Old’ Heritage’ – explores contrasting challenges in caring for ‘old’ heritage, across retrofit and sustainability, masterplanning and design, with takes from Aberdeen, Gaia and heritage … Continue reading

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10+ hours CPD at IHBC’s Aberdeen School for FREE? Submit ‘Chair’s Choice’ questions early & win Virtual School fee back

Question and Answer opportunities will take place across the IHBC’s ‘blended’ Day School on 17 June, but time will be tight, so get your questions in beforehand for a chance to win the ‘Chair’s Choice’ for each session by submitting … Continue reading

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