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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: 15/05/2020
Shape your future and ours! Share, promote, like and celebrate IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School – ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic – across your widest networks
Remember that the best way to support your career and aspirations after the pandemic is to shape them now, so let all your networks know about our @IHBCTweet #IHBCVirtualSchool2020 ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic, on 19 June, … Continue reading
IHBC launches ‘Position Statement’ on Sustainability and Conservation of the Historic Built Environment’ on our practitioner ToolBox
The IHBC has launched its ‘Position Statement’ on Sustainability and Conservation of the Historic Built Environment, to help shape sector-wide policy directions, on our cross-sector practitioner support service, the ‘ToolBox’.
Northern Ireland’s (NI) ‘Live Here Love Here’ Small Grants Scheme takes a fresh approach to improving our local environment and building a sense of pride in our local communities will close on the 18th May.
A raft of new measures to help employers retain skilled young workers and allow training to take place through the Covid-19 crisis has been given the green light. image for illustration purposes only – IHBC
Leading engineering services sector bodies ECA and BESA have jointly developed two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site.
Scottish housebuilder Springfield has secured funding to last out crisis for 12 month shutdown. image for illustration purposes only UK Government Open Licence v3.0
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 59: England’s £250M update on £2Bn UK package to create new era for cycling and walking
Alternative ways to travel, such as walking and cycling, could relieve the pressure on public transport, as the Department for Transport (DfT) announces a £250 million emergency active travel fund for England, part of the ‘largest ever boost for cyclists … Continue reading
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 60: NTS confirms emergency measures, including 459 redundancy risks and property sales
The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has instituted ‘emergency measures’ – including redundancy risks to 459 permanent staff – as expected income losses for the year are of a level similar to the Trust’s current financial reserves.
In a time where the global impact of the coronavirus has affected our ability live, work and do business, UK Construction Week asked the design community to share experiences of the new reality we are currently living.
IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £30M+ costed works: Research into regional construction firms working with traditional buildings, closing 31/05, value £12-18K
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’: Public ownership of Swindon’s GII* Mechanics’ Institute closer with CPO vote
Public ownership of Swindon’s crumbling Mechanics’ Institute, the Grade II* (GII*) listed Victorian building in Emlyn Square, Swindon has moved a step closer with a vote on a compulsory purchase order (CPO), The Swindon Advertiser reports.
A new survey by Place Alliance, Civic Voice and others has been issued, exploring ‘how well or poorly the design of our home environments… have been supporting us during the period of lockdown’.
The RICS Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) has implemented an adjudication service in the hope of making adjudication more affordable for smaller construction firms.