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- IHBC submits response to ‘Parliament Restoration and Renewal’ plans review 11/08/2020
- IHBC welcomes 8th Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival 11/08/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: Government rules out VAT reduction on domestic work, from Building 11/08/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Heritage group to spend £120k to restore Martello Tower 11/08/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: PLBC granted for Dover’s Maison Dieu restoration 11/08/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Edme’s old factory buildings in Mistley saved from demolition 11/08/2020
- New Parliamentary inquiry: Supporting our high streets after Covid-19, closes 14/09 11/08/2020
- New uses for Northern Ireland’s oldest surviving synagogue 11/08/2020
- District council wins legal battle after planning inspector miscalculated its housing land supply 11/08/2020
- Apply for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Closes 9 September 11/08/2020
- Dismantling planning system will lead to failure of building agenda, warns RTPI 11/08/2020
- Church Monuments Society biennial prize Essay competition 11/08/2020
- Council to consult on the ‘appropriateness’ of some monuments and street names 11/08/2020
- Design Council launches report on ‘what people need from their homes’, for 2030 11/08/2020
- IHBC on England’s ‘Planning for the future’: Aspects to be cautiously welcomed but alarm over local plan proposals founded more on legacy of prejudice than power of evidence 08/08/2020
- IHBC Recognised CPD Provider ESC update for ‘Energy Efficiency for Traditional Buildings’ course dates 08/08/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £5.6+ costed works this week: National cultural body calls for PM etc. services, closing 28/08, valued £1.5-£5M 08/08/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Scottish capital’s historic observatory set to be transformed into artistic retreat 08/08/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: From empty shops to ‘vibrant’ restaurants, as the Lowestoft Masterplan reinvigorates the town 08/08/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Crowdfunder launched to aid legal challenge bid over Manston airport development consent 08/08/2020
- Government rules out VAT reduction on domestic work: Could cost the exchequer £6Bn annually 08/08/2020
- Trustee vacancies at Architectural Heritage Fund (x2): includes conservation, architectural history skills etc., closing 24 August 08/08/2020
- Hundreds of employers sign up for Construction Leadership Council’s Talent Retention Scheme 08/08/2020
- Grand Bequest: Could this new app be the key to saving Edinburgh’s crumbling and at-risk historic buildings? 08/08/2020
- Suffolk Coast and Heaths: England’s first ‘beauty extension’ since 1991 08/08/2020
Daily Archives: 01/05/2020
IHBC 2020 Virtual School #IHBCVirtualSchool2020 topics confirmed: ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic, and from Government, Community, Urbanism, Environment, Economics and more!
Topic areas have been finalised for the IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School #IHBCVirtualSchool2020 covering Environment (Carl Elefante, 94th President, American Institute of Architects), Urbanism (Prof. Plácido González Martínez), Community (Carole Souter, previously HLF), Planning (Cliff Hague, RTPI Past President), Government (Kris … Continue reading
HCUK welcomed by IHBC as 2020 Virtual School ‘Principal Sponsor’ of ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) is delighted to announce HESPR member HCUK as the Principal Sponsor for the institute’s 2020 Virtual School, #IHBCVirtualSchool2020 on 19 June 2020.
A new 100% government backed loan scheme for small business is now available. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 35: Government testing ’access summaries’ include ‘those whose work cannot be done from home’.
The Government has confirmed that ‘anyone with symptoms whose work cannot be done from home’ (including ‘construction workers’) is now eligible to apply for ?#COVID19 testing.
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 36: TCI explores planning guidance impacts, including removing pre-app consultations etc.
The Consultation Institute (TCI) has published an Associate’s review on recent adjustments in planning procedures and protocols.
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 37: NI DfC update Department for Communities COVID-19 Stakeholder Update: 27 April 2020
The Northern Ireland (NI) Department for Communities, (DfC) has issued its latest update on the key announcements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BEFS’s Bulletin has published an update from Scotland on its ‘Our Place in Time (OPiT)’ CEO Forum.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is supporting the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) to gather data and develop guidance regarding employees coming out of furlough, with a survey now in place.
IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £1.8M+ costed works: Multi-disciplinary design teamsought for works including conservation, closing 22/05, value £1.8M
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
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Outrage as historic Cornish beauty spot ruined with huge graffiti tag
Mount Edgcumbe, which looks after the ancient monument on behalf of Historic England, has a plan in place to remove the graffiti and report it to the police, writes The Plymouth Herald.
IHBC’s CPD Boost via our Virtual School, from ‘Built Heritage’: ‘Applying a Landscape Perspective to Digital Cultural Heritage’, free online access
As digital cultural heritage is shifting the focus from architectural settings to the landscape scale, a new ‘Special Issue’ of the free online journal ‘Built Heritage’ – the Executive Editor of which is the IHBC 2020 Virtual School contributor, architect … Continue reading
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at an historic Grade 11 li8sted former lace mill at Sandiacre, near Nottingham.
Open Culture suggests a Virtual Tour of the Louvre recognising that Video visits are no substitute, but these days they’re the best we’ve got.