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REMINDER STILL TIME TO SUBMIT YOUR EVIDENCE – Parliamentary Inquiry Open: ‘21st Century Places: Values and benefits’ APPG call for evidence closes 29 January

Westminster’s new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on ‘Conservation, Places and People’ (CPP APPG), chaired by Layla Moran MP and with the IHBC as its Secretariat, has launched its first Inquiry into ‘21st Century Places – Values & Benefits‘, a wide-ranging … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £29.1M+ costed works: Coastal council seeks consultants for heritage framework, for 12/02, £25K-£45K.

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 its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s second pick features … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from (the RoI) doorstep’: Monaghan birthplace of Charles Gavan Duffy threatened, as historic links reviewed

Proposals are under consideration to demolish the birthplace of Charles Gavan Duffy  – nationalist, Victoria Premier and possible slave trader – in the Republic of Ireland’s (RoI), Monaghan town, reports the Northern Sound.

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IHBC with FoE etc. sign ‘Joint Statement’ on concerns over England’s Permitted Development Rights

A cross-sector partnership of lead national and international bodies – including the IHBC and the Friends of the Earth (FoE) – has signed a Joint Statement to ‘express our deep concern about the latest proposals for the expansion of Permitted … Continue reading

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REMINDER: 2021 #IHBCMarshAwards: ‘Your chance to nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for our awards’, extended closing date of 31 March

The IHBC’s Marsh Awards, developed in partnership with the Marsh Christian Trust, has launched the two 2021 Awards – for civic contributions by retired members, and for successful learning in heritage skills – with prizes that include £500 and a free … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: AJ on Alison Brooks’ … revised plans for tile-clad Hampstead house’

The 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’, with news from across the development sector, and this week features the Architect’s … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (international) doorstep’: Destruction of brutalist architecture in north of England prompts outcry

Some of the finest examples of brutalist architecture in the north of England are at risk of being torn down according to a photographer who believes a crucial part of the country’s architectural history could be lost in the process, … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: London developer buys Guildford’s Debenhams to ‘unlock potential’, but ‘no mention of arts and community’

The landmark Debenhams store in the centre of Guildford – due to close in the New Year – has been bought for £20 million by a London property developer, but ‘no mention of arts and community use and this is … Continue reading

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IHBC Launches new ‘Guidance Note’ on ToolBox: Alterations to Listed Buildings’

The IHBC’s latest Toolbox Guidance Note, on ‘Alterations to Listed Buildings’ has been issued following UK-wide consultation.

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Parliamentary Inquiry Open: ‘21st Century Places: Values and benefits’ APPG call for evidence closes 29 January

Westminster’s new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on ‘Conservation, Places and People’ (CPP APPG), chaired by Layla Moran MP and with the IHBC as its Secretariat, has launched its first Inquiry into ‘21st Century Places – Values & Benefits‘, a wide-ranging … Continue reading

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IHBC research signpost: Resources on the Buildings of Ireland

A ‘Buildings of Ireland’ programme has created links to Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage publications and statutory guidance, relevant legislation, local contacts, resources and reports etc.

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £290+K costed works: Island authority seeks Design Guide, closing 02/02, valued at £40K.

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 its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s second pick features … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Gang members jailed after £2M lead thefts from churches in Lincolnshire and beyond

A prolific gang stripped the lead from dozens of rural churches across England, including Billingborough and Normanton – causing utter devastation to village communities – reports The Grantham Journal, as part of a two-year crime spree that left churches with … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plymouth and more set to receive millions from Future High Streets etc. funds

Towns and cities across Devon and Cornwall are celebrating after being awarded millions of pounds to transform their town centres, as Plymouth, along with Paignton, Newton Abbot, Barnstaple and Penzance have received confirmation of the success of their bids from … Continue reading

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IHBC hosts HESPR forum: ‘Exploring new support initiatives with HESPR members’

The IHBC is exploring new initiatives to support its commercial conservation quality-assurance ‘HESPR’ network at their first virtual forum, on 19 January 2021, including an offer of up to 15 minutes free guidance to prospective clients to help raise awareness … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR second pick from £198+K costed works: National heritage partnership seeks ‘walks’, closing 01/02, valued £69K+

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 its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s second pick features … Continue reading

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IHBC research signpost: ARCHIDICT an illustrative multilingual dictionary

ARCHIDICT is an illustrative multilingual dictionary for architects, builders, construction workers, designers, architectural technologists and all those interested in architecture and design.

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IHBC’s first CPD Circular for 2021 now out: Accessible cross-sector learning support, with career, awards and more opportunities too!

The IHBC’s first CPD Circular of 2021 has been issued, ‘providing our members and their networks with up-to-date information on continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities and information’, alongside our signposting to ‘Awards, Placements, Bursaries & Scholarships, and Calls for Papers’.

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IHBC responds to HE’s Advice Note HEAN 7 (2nd edition) on Local Heritage Listing

The IHBC has submitted its response to Historic England’s (HE’s) HEAN 7 (Historic England Advice Note 7 (Second Edition) on Local Heritage Listing: Identifying and Conserving Local Heritage, which will supersede the 2016 edition and reflect the changes made to … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £198+K costed works: Scottish museum seeks PM, closing 20/01, valued £60K

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 its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick this … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Part of Imperial War Museum, Duxford, among the youngest of listed buildings

Part of the Imperial War Museum, the American Air Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire – Europe’s largest air museum and Britain’s best-preserved Second World War airfield – has been included in Grade II* listing, even though technically too recent.

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IHBC CPD research signpost: Green Recovery from Covid-19, and alignment with Scottish Government Plans, from the SPDP

Green recovery seeks to achieve the dual aims of lifting an economy out of recession, and society out of a crisis, alongside protecting and improving the environment, according to a briefing from the Scottish Parliament Digital Publications (SPDP) which sets … Continue reading

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IHBC President launches 2021 #IHBCMarshAwards: ‘Your chance to nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for our awards’, with new closing date – 31 March

The IHBC’s Marsh Awards, developed in partnership with the Marsh Christian Trust, has launched the two 2021 Awards – for civic contributions by retired members, and for successful learning in heritage skills – with prizes that include £500 and a … Continue reading

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Reminder: New APPG Parliamentary Inquiry into ‘21st Century Places: Values and benefits’ call for evidence closes 29 January

Westminster’s new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on ‘Conservation, Places and People’ (CPP APPG), chaired by Layla Moran MP and with the IHBC as its Secretariat, has launched its first Inquiry into ‘21st Century Places – Values & Benefits‘, a wide-ranging … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC with AABC and EASA and more endorse RIBA’s 2 new professional services contracts for conservation

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched two brand new professional services contracts for the provision of conservation architectural services, with both also endorsed by the IHBC, the Register of Architects Accredited in Building Conservation (AABC) and the … Continue reading

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