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- IHBC regrets Liverpool’s loss of WHS status: Notes ‘huge disappointment’ and need to ‘see what lessons there are…’ 23/07/2021
- IHBC, IEMA & CIfA launch joint Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment (PCHIA) 23/07/2021
- REMINDER – IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 JULY: Win £500 and a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School with your built environment/heritage coursework 23/07/2021
- IHBC update: New SAHBG-IHBC Research Award closing date of 31/07 – Celebrate the ‘quality of architectural-historical research… in heritage and conservation practice’ 23/07/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £144.5K+ costed works this week: National body seeks researcher for inclusion strategy, closing 23/08, valued £15K-20K 23/07/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Manchester council threatened with legal challenge over ‘support’ for skyscraper – before consultation ended 23/07/2021
- England’s National Planning Policy Framework revised 23/07/2021
- ‘Vision for building beautiful places’ in England, &‘banish ugly developments and deliver?beautiful…’: Office for Place, NPPF and Design Code 23/07/2021
- RIBA reintroduces adapted Climate Challenge report and introduces voluntary performance targets 23/07/2021
- AHRC ‘scoping culture and heritage capital research’: Closing 10/08 23/07/2021
- Call for arts and humanities experts to evaluate Horizon Europe applications: Open 2021-27 23/07/2021
- REMINDER CLOSING 31 JULY: Win £500 and a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School with your built environment/heritage coursework – IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2021 20/07/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: First viewing of Paul McTernan’s Brighton 2021 School taster clip, on ‘Repurposing… the High Street’ 20/07/2021
- Via IHBC HESPR’s Donald Insall Associates, HE, NT & more: Grosvenor on how (properly) making historic buildings energy efficient ‘…could reduce UK buildings’ emissions by 5%’ 20/07/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (beyond the) doorstep’: Shrewsbury house filled with concrete foam to save it from collapse – it’s not Narnia either… 20/07/2021
- Cardiff‘s new Council on ‘Capital Ambition – Our continuing commitments for Cardiff’ 20/07/2021
- Government promotes new apps to simplify extension application process for homeowners 20/07/2021
- HE Planning Bulletin: Recent and forthcoming developments in planning from a heritage perspective 20/07/2021
- Council chiefs launch campaign to ‘Build Back Local’ 20/07/2021
- Tighter payment rules to small firms come into force 20/07/2021
- Construction groups unite with proposed new carbon reporting rules consultation 20/07/2021
- Brighton 2021: Day School webinar ‘taster clips’ now out to savour & share, with delegate recordings due soon; Non-delegate access to main sessions @£10+VAT each (when ready)! 16/07/2021
- IHBC sponsors COTAC Conference: ‘Developing the skills, training, and expertise for the challenges ahead’ – 23/24 November 16/07/2021
- IHBC welcomes joint IHBC, IEMA and CIfA ‘Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment in the UK’: Launch 20/07, 12.30-1.30 16/07/2021
- New IHBC ‘CPD Priority’ programme virtual event: Ian Hume on ‘Conservation Engineering’, 28-29 September, from £20 for members, with bursaries too! 16/07/2021
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
New trade and building apprentice opportunities supported by HE & partners, across timber, stone, plaster and more!
Historic England (HE) and partners are offering new apprenticeship routes into the heritage sector, with special building-related opportunities ranging from carpentry & Joinery and stonemasonry and roofing. image: Historic England
UKGBC industry survey on market drivers etc. for net zero carbon buildings verification scheme, closing 19/07
A UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) invites industry feedback on market drivers, expectations and characteristics for a potential net zero carbon buildings verification scheme through a survey that closes on 19 July.
The Heritage Alliance is looking for a Chair to lead the Board of Trustees and staff from Autumn 2021, to be formally appointed at our AGM in early 2022, with CV and cover due by 31 July.
The former Royal High School has been put on the open market by the City of Edinburgh Council for interested parties to submit development proposals in return for a long lease of the building. image: for illustration purposes only – … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has published its new Annual Operating plan for 2021-2022.
The Buttermarket in Redruth, Cornwall has been listed at Grade II by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England. image: Redruth Buttermarket c. Historic England photographed by James O Davies
The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has unveiled a new guide to the crucial and increasingly complex issue of professional indemnity insurance (PII).
More of the Government’s largest new infrastructure projects must leave nature and biodiversity in an overall better state than before development, it was confirmed, as the Government commits to delivering a ‘nature positive future’. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
A new tool has been issued to help generate business plans for your museum, gallery, cultural or heritage project.
As events like Amazon Prime Day send demand for next-day delivery soaring, speculative warehouse building is taking over vast swathes of land.
The Punch Bowl Inn in Hurst Green was flattened recently, with Ribble Valley Council saying they are ‘looking into it’.
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport, officially launched nine new Renewable & Energy Efficiency Training Centres for Scotland on 24 June 2021, supported by ESP and funded by our £20million Green Economy Fund.
The Hamish Ogston Foundation and Historic England have announced a £4.325 million programme that seeks to address ‘long-term and severe’ heritage skills shortages in the construction sector.
The World Heritage Committee(WHC) has recommended that Liverpool should lose its World Heritage status. image: for illustration purposes only – Dave Chetwin
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) is carrying out a Digital Skills Online Survey.
A new toolkit for heritage professionals has been issued to help understand and assess how people and communities value and relate to Scotland’s historic environment. image: University of Stirling website
A government-commissioned study is considering the feasibility of a tunnel beneath the Irish sea, linking Holyhead and Dublin, a minister has confirmed.
Historic buildings on Flat Holm island will be repaired and renovated, island habitats improved for wildlife etc., after the island’s owners, Cardiff Council, secured more than £600K of funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. image: for illustration purposes only … Continue reading
Responding to the changing working patterns of a post-Covid Scotland, the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has revealed new plans to help retrofit public spaces into out-of-town alternatives to city centre offices. image: for illustration purposes only – DBW
A new report published by Centre for London looks at how communities and councils can take a more active role in the stewardship of their local high street. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
Bryn Noble, a civil engineer at WSP and one of past ICE President Andrew Wyllie’s Future Leaders, is calling on all civil engineers to help tackle a key part of our mental and social health. image: DBW article
University College London(UCL) has signed a long-term strategic partnership with the National Trust to help conserve its historical sites and address important heritage challenges. image: UCL website – National Trust images, Mike Selby
The Eden Project has signed an agreement with the owners of the preferred site on the Dundee waterfront for its expansion into Scotland, and released the first image of how the new Eden Project Dundee visitor attraction might look. image: … Continue reading
The new Welsh Government’s 5-year plan shows how it will deliver on the promises made to voters during the Senedd 2021 election and how it will tackle the big challenges faced in Wales.
The Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme is encouraging all to get involved with the works planned for one of the most loved and recognised buildings in the world.