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- IHBC 2020 AGM (#IHBCAGM2020) update 2: IHBC AGM online on 3 December, with new governance vote planned for ‘Articles’, while ‘Council+ postponed to 2021 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s 2020 AGM (#IHBCAGM2020) update 3: AGM online on 3 December, with ‘Corporate Plan 2020-25’ (‘CP25’) vote planned, while ‘Council+ postponed to 2021 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: Design & build ‘could leave architects liable for others’ work’ under new law 29/09/2020
- IHBC CPD boost: Urban planning needs to look back first, as shown by three cities in Ghana 29/09/2020
- Historic Royal Palaces opens consultation on shedding 145 jobs 29/09/2020
- WorldGBC: Sustainable building strategy to boost health and wellbeing 29/09/2020
- Royal Charter International Research Award for Young Constructors 2021, closing date 31/10 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’: Government’s ‘Protecting Scotland, Renewing Scotland’, from BEFS 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s 2020 AGM (#IHBCAGM2020) update 1: 3 December, online, with ‘CP25’ and new governance ‘Articles’, but Council+ postponed to 2021 25/09/2020
- Don’t forget: IHBC’s HESPR-linked service promotion is now even more accessible to clients when using our map-based search 25/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £2.1M+ costed works: Council seeks PM services, closing 1/10 and valued at £104K 25/09/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Heritage Trail proposals to highlight landmarks in St Albans 25/09/2020
- New appointments for design and heritage in England’s planning: Nicholas Boys Smith and Charles O’Brien 25/09/2020
- Government’s £40M Green Recovery Challenge Fund: Up to £40M & 100% project costs! 25/09/2020
- TCPA Report: ‘No place for place-making’, and how planning is bypassed via PDR 25/09/2020
- Ireland’s Architectural heritage protection laws could be reviewed, looking to the UK’s staged approach 25/09/2020
- Rebuilding Heritage support programme: ‘From Survival to Sustainability’ 25/09/2020
- Scotland’s PAS seeks EOIs for funding from the ‘smarter choices smarter places’ fund: Closing 28/09 25/09/2020
- Robert Jenrick’s speech on planning for the future: 21/09 25/09/2020
- Green Homes Grant skills training competition, closing 14/10 25/09/2020
- BBC Visual and Data Journalism team visualise what coronavirus will do to our offices and homes 25/09/2020
- IHBC submits evidence to Commons Select Committee Inquiry on ‘Supporting our High Streets after Covid-19’ 22/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: Construction Declares and the energy minister meeting, from Building 22/09/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Union Chain Bridge gets £250K injection for refurbishment 22/09/2020
- The future of architect regulation: ARB’s call for evidence, closing 23 October 22/09/2020
Daily Archives: 21/04/2020
IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School now booking: ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’, Heritage Reflections & Speculations from a Global Pandemic, June 19, online and interactive, sessions starting at £15+VAT
With some speakers agreed – including architect Carl Elefante, 94th President of The American Institute of Architects – and delegate places limited, booking has been opened on the IHBC’s CPD highlight for 2020, our ‘Virtual School’, as we look ahead … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest’/’Sector News’ pick of the week, from the IHBC: BD on variations in ‘virtual’ planning committees
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 members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, including notices gleaned from across the development sector’s … Continue reading
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 21: PD rights for creation of medical facilities comes into effect, but do not change LBC
Emergency legislation on Permitted development (PD) rights, that allows councils and health providers in England to establish facilities to support the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, came into force on 9 April and while work can be undertaken in … Continue reading
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 22: BEFS calls for reference to HES grants in measures tied to COVID-19 heritage sector funding
BEFS has… written to Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop, calling for heritage measures to specify reference to the grants delivered through Historic Environment Scotland.
Historic England (HE) has published results form the recent short survey on how sector bodies are being affected by the current pandemic.
Noting that the current coronavirus outbreak is causing concern amongst across its membership and the sector more widely The Heritage Alliance (THA) is continuing to advocate on behalf of the sector, including with regular meetings and communications with DCMS.
IHBC’s ‘Conservation from the doorstep’: Call to protect Leeds’ heritage buildings on Notre Dame fire anniversary
A fire safety expert has called for tighter laws forcing owners of heritage buildings to boost their protective measures after hundreds of fires in historic buildings in the last 12 months, reports the Yorkshire Evening Post.
IHBC’s ‘Conservation from the doorstep’: Bicycle mural in Milton Keynes could be dismantled and used as school signposts
The Milton Keynes Citizen reports on how heritage campaigners are objecting to a plan to dismantle an historic bicycle mural and use it for school signposts.
IHBC’s CPD Boost, under COVID-19: See Web Cams of surreally empty city streets, Venice, New York, London & Beyond, courtesy of Open Culture
‘… empty cities seem a little more dystopian to me. Dystopias are ‘a kind of surrealism’, writes Kim Stanley Robinson for Open Culture, accompanied by views of empty streets.
The second round of the £10 million Urban Tree Challenge Fund opened on 30 March, helping plant more trees in England’s cities and towns. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Estimates looking across personal and economic well-being in the UK for Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2019 have been published by the ONS.
City of Edinburgh Council is developing an app to support residents in shared properties in keeping their buildings in good condition. image: for illustration purposes only – Fiona Newton