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- IHBC’s Day School afternoon spotlight on ‘Examining changes’: US heritage economist Donovan Rypkema leads to England’s local listing adviser and Scotland’s Director of Heritage 11/05/2021
- New data sought for IHBC’s ‘LB Prosecutions Database’: Help the IHBC help you (and in court too)! 11/05/2021
- IHBC’s Day School #IHBCMarketPlace offers web ‘Billboard’ listing + Day School for c.£100+VAT, to hear Jan Gehl, Donovan Rypkema, and more on ‘Historic Places: People Places’! 11/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: On ‘turning office and retail units into residential…’ from DBW 11/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Hereford historic rectory to be demolished in favour of homes 11/05/2021
- High Court dismisses legal challenge to continue LA remote meetings after 6 May 11/05/2021
- Jenners building owner launches probe after signs removed 11/05/2021
- New guide with NT shows the pathways to a stronger connection with nature 11/05/2021
- Two funds to support the uptake of neighbourhood planning in England 11/05/2021
- Ulster Canal to be restored and reopened in border region 11/05/2021
- IHBC welcomes host of new CPP APPG members, as Layla Moran, Baron Kerslake etc. are joined by Lord Vaizey, Diedre Brock MP, and more – Now 20+ and growing! 07/05/2021
- IHBC’s Day School Morning session spotlight on ‘Making changes’ in places’: Urbanist Jan Gehl anchors, McTernan on regen, and Lottery’s McGuinness on investment: from only £25+VAT, places limited! 07/05/2021
- SAHBG-IHBC Research Award launched: Celebrating the ‘quality of architectural-historical research… in heritage and conservation practice’: Closing 01/07 07/05/2021
- IHBC’s Day School #IHBCMarketPlace offers web ‘Billboard’ listing + Day School for c.£100+VAT, to hear Jan Gehl, Donovan Rypkema, and more on ‘Historic Places: People Places’! 07/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £79K+ costed works this week: Welsh partnership seeks digital reconstruction of site, closes 28/05, valued £9K 07/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Carham Hall – historic mansion near Borders – to be torn down 07/05/2021
- The Arts and Culture Impact Fund calls for more applicants to ‘the world’s largest creative arts impact investment fund’ 07/05/2021
- Design Council announces new ‘multi-disciplinary, diverse community of practice’ 07/05/2021
- UKRI ‘Hidden histories of environmental science’: partnership seed fund – closing 12 May 07/05/2021
- Public Practice placements for built environment practitioners: EoI before 24 May 07/05/2021
- Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Manage risk and stay ahead with ‘IHBC Jobs etc., with a 3rd sector boost and posts ranging from ‘placemaking and heritage’ (Swansea) to IHBC-Recognised courses! 04/05/2021
- #IHBCBrighton2021 Day School ‘catch up’: ‘Making changes’, anchored by Jan Gehl; ‘Examining changes’, led by Donovan Rypkema – BOOK NOW to ensure your access to our School’s unique learning and resources 04/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ double-up pick of the week: Dedicated Brighton School MarketPlace guidance, and a HESPR member’s listing on the Design Council Expert network 04/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Remains of ‘high-status’ Roman villa and bath-house beneath building site in Scarborough 04/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Campaigners bid to halt plans to demolish cinema that inspired The Beatles 04/05/2021
Monthly Archives: July 2020
Following calls to members, IHBC Chair calls on Committees to inform Institute’s pandemic and post-pandemic planning priorities
Following his call for IHBC member feedback on pandemic pressures and priorities as the lockdown eases, IHBC Chair David McDonald has asked the IHBC’s four lead Committees to feed back to the board thoughts on ‘issues that you… think should … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘CPD Hat-trick’ to 13K+ practitioners on DBW’s digital Newsletter: Damp; Net Zero, and patina!
The IHBC has had a ‘CPD Hat-trick‘ of posts supporting conservation-related practice in the 21 July Newsletter of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – the construction industry knowledge base and host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – as more than … Continue reading
Following support from IHBC and partners for the Local Government Association (LGA)-led call to ‘Keep planning local’, the LGA has launched a ‘recovery and resilience planning package ‘of recommendations to Government on how to enhance the planning system whilst ensuring … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £54.1M+ costed works this week: National heritage body seeks consultants for design-related guidance update, closing 06/08, valued £20K-25K
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 features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Inverness benefits from online talk to tell story of its B-listed buildings
A tour through the history and future of one of the Highland capital’s most prominent buildings will form the basis of an online talk, reports The Ross-shire Journal.
A £50,000 grant from Historic England will help set up a new organisation to support and train metal detectorists in the UK as the ‘Institute of Detectorists’ (IoD) aims to provide training opportunities to promote responsible metal detecting.
MPs, Peers, and other interested parties are invited to submit relevant information on the vital restoration and renewal of the Houses of Parliament, as part of a review into the renovation plans, closing 7 August. image: for illustration purposes only … Continue reading
The National Trust is proposing £100m of annual savings – ‘likely to lead to 1,200 salaried staff (approximately 13%) being put at risk of redundancy’ – following impacts from the coronavirus crisis, after warning almost every aspect of its income … Continue reading
Up to six ‘Head of Function’ posts are on offer at the Houses of Parliament (HoP) linked to its Restoration and Renewal Programme, with various closing dates.
England’s The Heritage Alliance (THA) has noted links to information on the Government sector support funds.
The live tables of the English Housing Survey for 2018-19, which supplement the annual report, are now published, representing the collection of detailed time series data tables on people’s housing circumstances and the condition and energy efficiency of the English … Continue reading
Crowd-sourced collection launched to celebrate creative and cultural industries: Nominations by 7 August
People across the UK are today being asked by the UKRI Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to help create the first ever collection of a new temporary digital-only museum that will celebrate the UK’s highly successful cultural and creative … Continue reading
IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School twitter insights from #IHBCVirtualSchool2020: 1M+ users; 359 tweets; 90 contributors + sponsor HCUK Group’s showcase
Alison McCandlish was the IHBC’s social media support at the IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School, and here she explores the parallel and overlapping public twitter experience, at #IHBCVirtualSchool2020, which boasted an ‘overall reach of… over 1 million users, with 359 tweets… … Continue reading
IHBC says ‘Pass the word on’: Chair sought for England’s Historic Environment Forum, nominations close 4 Sept
England’s collaborative network the Historic Environment Forum (HEF) is looking for an experienced chair to promote collaboration across the historic environment sector and lead on the transition to a new governance model, and the IHBC is encouraging members and colleagues … Continue reading
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 ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Sheffield’s Hillsborough Park set for a new community café after NLHF support
The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has awarded local charity Age UK Sheffield £581K to restore the derelict Grade II Listed Old Coach House building, next to Hillsborough Library reports Sheffield Newsroom.
‘A vision for High Street regeneration’ is being promoted as guidance for the central and local government custodians of town centres, to help achieve ‘a co-ordinated vision that re-connects whole communities to their reinvigorated and vibrant town centres.
A new survey from Historic Houses reveals that the COVID-19 lockdown has had a significant impact on independent historic house visitor attractions.
The UK’s Geospatial Commission has successfully piloted a national underground asset register to improve how civil engineers share data about buried infrastructure, and Neil Brammall, CEO of Utility Survey Exchange Ltd and Holger Kessler, Geoscience Technical Advisor, Geospatial Commission, brings … Continue reading
A new definition of value has been devised by professional bodies from across the construction industry which they hope will drive a transformation in the way decisions are made across the sector.
Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings(CEEB): ‘financing net-zero carbon and climate-resilient buildings’
The Green Finance Institute has announced the formation of the Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings (CEEB), which aims to develop the market for financing net-zero carbon and climate-resilient buildings in the UK by accelerating the pace of financial … Continue reading
The Institute of Economic Development (IED) has published its report ‘From the Ground Up -Improving the Delivery of Social Value in Construction’, arguing that construction spend must deliver social value.
Applications will close on 3 August for the final edition of Prosper North, Creative United’s business support programme dedicated to cultural heritage organisations in the North of England.
London Historic Buildings Trust (LHBT) – the London-wide building preservation trust – has appointed five new trustees and created two Vice Chairs to its board to help it achieve its ambitious new strategy.
BIM is a concept that is easy to grasp at the highest level – its potential is boundless, but its execution requires rigour and consistency – and that’s why standards are so crucial, argues Peter Barker, managing director of BIM … Continue reading