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- Protected: DRAFT: IHBC@COP26: ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ – IHBC’s globally accessible virtual built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, open 31/10 to 12/11 16/09/2021
- IHBC’s web resource signpost: Quick links on learning and CPD, only a click away from our Home Page 14/09/2021
- IHBC’s cross-disciplinary signpost ‘… From the factor’s doorstep’: Revised property factors’ code of conduct for Scotland 14/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on ‘The Phoenix Garden’ 14/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Royal High School Edinburgh set to become ‘world-class centre for music’ 14/09/2021
- MCT name change: ‘Marsh Charitable Trust’, partners in the IHBC Marsh Awards 14/09/2021
- Record 20 places bid for prestigious UK City of Culture 2025 title 14/09/2021
- Local government, climate change and the environment 14/09/2021
- 10 jobs that will help shape a zero-emissions future 14/09/2021
- REMINDER – New IHBC ‘CPD Priority’ programme virtual event: Ian Hume on ‘Conservation Engineering’, 28-29 September, from £20 for members, with bursaries too! 10/09/2021
- IHBC responds to suite of energy efficiency consultations as changes proposed to traditionally built homes ramp up: ECO4; PAS 2035 etc. 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s Research Signpost: BEIS calls for evidence to substantially reduce research bureaucracy, closing 01/10 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £25M+ costed works this week: DC seeks consultant for town hall works, closing 29/09 and valued up to £100K 10/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Fears over the future of historic Brighton shul 10/09/2021
- Contribute a European dimension to ‘Good Urbanism Principles’ survey by 2021 MarketPlace stallholders HSI/PlaceEconomics 10/09/2021
- RICS Publishes Independent Review – Accepts All Recommendations 10/09/2021
- Dragons’ Den for young professionals in construction, £1000, closing 28/09 10/09/2021
- New research reveals cathedrals’ contribution to local economies & communities 10/09/2021
- National Trust adapts Oxburgh Hall’s roof tiles for bats 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s September CPD Circular now out: Accessible cross-sector support, with free sign up/events listings! 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s CPD signpost: Why not add to DBW’s list of construction industry ‘traditions, superstitions, pseudoscience & obsolete scientific theories’ 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ Signpost: Valuing Victorian church architecture 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: ArchDaily on ‘Mallorca’s abandoned buildings’. 07/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the WHS’s doorstep’: Height reduced at Edinburgh concert venue with work poised to begin next year 07/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the ‘Doors Open’ doorstep’ 3: England’s HODs – ‘England’s largest festival of history and culture!’…10-19/09 07/09/2021
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