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- IHBC’s 2020 AGM 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
- CIAT Chartered Practice launched 22/09/2020
- Heritage science case study: The benefits of burying stone, from HE via Stone Specialist 22/09/2020
- Oxford City Council announces new partner for Design Review Panel: Design South East 22/09/2020
- CIC launches Design Quality Indicator for Health 2 22/09/2020
- HES: Is history and heritage good for your health? 22/09/2020
- IHBC’s new Context out now! Nourish your CPD with food, drink and conservation – all in new compostable envelopes too! 18/09/2020
- Construction Manager features launch of UK APPG: ‘Conservation, People and Places’, with IHBC as secretariat 18/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £487K+ costed posts: Council seeks archaeological scheme, closing 13/10, valued £230K 18/09/2020
Daily Archives: 08/08/2020
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
While provisionally welcoming [many] aspects of the England’s White Paper consultation on ‘Planning for the future’ (closing 12 weeks from 6 August), the IHBC has registered its serious concern over a ‘worryingly simplistic’ strategy for local plans highlighted by Robert … Continue reading
IHBC Recognised CPD Provider ESC update for ‘Energy Efficiency for Traditional Buildings’ course dates
Following on from the launch by Welsh company The Environment Study Centre (ESC) of a new on-line course for professionals seeking a qualification in dealing with the retrofitting of older and traditional buildings, programme dates have been released.
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £5.6M+ costed works this week: National cultural body calls for PM etc. services, closing 28/08, valued £1.5-£5M
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’: Scottish capital’s historic observatory set to be transformed into artistic retreat
An historic observatory is set to become a base for international artists to stay in while visiting Scotland’s capital city, reports The National.
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: From empty shops to ‘vibrant’ restaurants, as the Lowestoft Masterplan reinvigorates the town
An ambitious masterplan has been unveiled to breathe fresh life into Lowestoft over the next 10 to 15 years, but what does it include, asks The Lowestoft Journal?
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Crowdfunder launched to aid legal challenge bid over Manston airport development consent
A crowdfunder has been launched in a bid to apply for a Judicial Review over the decision to approve a Development Consent Order for Manston airport, reports The Isle of Thanet News.
In response to a question asked by Sarah Olney (Richmond Park), Financial secretary Jesse Norman ruled out VAT reduction on residential extensions and alterations in a written statement to the House of Commons, saying this reduction would cost the exchequer … Continue reading
Trustee vacancies at Architectural Heritage Fund (x2): includes conservation, architectural history skills etc., closing 24 August
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is currently seeking two new trustees to join its Board, with skills sought including conservation, community led regeneration, architecture, architectural history, historic building professional and social investment etc., closing 24 August. image: AHF website
Hundreds of construction employers have signed up to support the Construction Leadership Council’s Talent Retention Scheme as it went live on 24 July. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
Grand Bequest: Could this new app be the key to saving Edinburgh’s crumbling and at-risk historic buildings?
Grand Bequest aims to make it easier for people who are concerned about a building to join together, crowdfund, buy and restore it. image: Edinburgh Live website (Tom Parnell / Flickr / Creative Commons)
More estuary shoreline and woodlands have become England’s first extension to an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) in nearly 30 years.
COP26 President Alok Sharma made presentation at the fourth Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA), co-convened by the EU, China and Canada, which was held virtually. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The Scottish Civic Trust reports that Scotland’s biggest free festival of architecture – Doors Open Days 2020 – will present its largest ever digital offering this September, celebrating Scotland’s buildings and stories online, through tours, lectures, DIY learning events and … Continue reading