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- IHBC’s Feedback Report for #IHBCAberdeen2022 School and MarketPlace: 90%+ all round; ‘Topical, informative, & inspiring…’ 12/08/2022
- IHBC welcomes Vic Soc’s Welsh Heritage Day, Cardiff 3/09, with Griff and more: How to help save our… architectural heritage 12/08/2022
- REMEMBER: IHBC’s Student Award closes 31/08 – £500 + free 2023 School place for #IHBCSwansea2023! 12/08/2022
- IHBC Signpost: BSI introduces best practice guidance standards – The built environment’s journey to net zero 12/08/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £900K of recent works: Heritage body seeks data analysis, closing 12/09, valued to £15K 12/08/2022
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (construction awards) doorstep’: Conversion of Kirkcaldy LB wins 3 environmental awards 12/08/2022
- Help ‘Shape the Future Work’ of the Heritage Fund: Heritage sector workers survey open to 5/09 12/08/2022
- Liverpool Council sets out tall buildings policy 12/08/2022
- Latest housing data: 1.9M households affected by overheating 12/08/2022
- Funding for 57 new projects across England for ‘our nation’s working-class heritage’: HE’s ‘Everyday Heritage Grants’ 12/08/2022
- RTPI research project on UK & Ireland Rural Planning in the 2020s published 12/08/2022
- Designers unite to meet climate challenges through £25m fund 12/08/2022
- National Trust reveals new plans for fire ravaged Clandon Park: Unique ‘X-ray’ view of how a country house is made 12/08/2022
- IHBC’s response to Parliamentary Committee on Levelling-Up and Regeneration Bill: Without capacity, ‘little realistic prospect’ of delivery 09/08/2022
- REMINDER: IHBC Wales Branch FREE CPD + reception: Looking to #IHBCSwansea2023 and #IHBC25 – 5/09 09/08/2022
- REMINDER: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award closes 31/08 – £500 + free 2023 School place for #IHBCSwansea2023! 09/08/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: Designing Buildings on Branch & volunteer support for 25th Anniversary (#IHBC25) initiatives 09/08/2022
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (LG) doorstep’: LocalGov highlights historic docklands receiving £233m for infrastructure 09/08/2022
- AHF Wales Funding Announcement 2022-23 09/08/2022
- SAVE crowdfunds for M&S public inquiry objections 09/08/2022
- Heritage Fund: £2M to help heritage sector build back after the pandemic 09/08/2022
- Hammersmith Bridge wrapped in foil during heatwave 09/08/2022
- IHBC Toolbox latest Guidance Note: Using S.19 on amendments to LBC 05/08/2022
- IHBC Wales Branch FREE CPD + reception: Looking to #IHBCSwansea2023 and #IHBC25 – 5/09 05/08/2022
- REMINDER: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award closes 31/08 – £500 + free 2023 School place for #IHBCSwansea2023! 05/08/2022
Daily Archives: 28/08/2021
IHBC’s Technical Update: Panel chair Prof. John Edwards examines PAS 2038 ‘… a new BSI retrofit standard and what it means for older buildings’
Professor John Edwards, Director of Edwards Hart Consultants and a member of the panel that produced the new ‘Publicly Available Specification’, PAS 2038, offers new insights on this ‘new BSI retrofit standard and what it means for older buildings’.
IHBC’s opportunity spotlight: DCMS seeks Expert Adviser applications for ‘College of Experts’, closing 14 September
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) seeks 20 people for its College of Experts (unpaid roles) with priority areas including Art, Culture and the Creative Industries, and applications closing 14/09.
Final notice for IHBC’s Student Awards: Submit your coursework by 31 AUGUST to win up to £500 & a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School
Following calls from participating courses, the closing date for the IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award is now 31 August, so relevant coursework submitted on ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate – from 2020 OR 2021 may be submitted online … Continue reading
A collection of web resources on the government website brings together three investment programmes which aim to level up communities.
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £425 + costed works this week: Island council seeks ‘infrastructure and public realm’ design services, ends 20/09, value £400K
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the Director’s pick this week features an island council’s call for ‘site infrastructure and public … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the Museum’s doorstep’: Stonehenge ruling prompts debate among heritage community
Opinion is divided among the heritage community on the next steps after the high court quashes planning permission for a tunnel near Stonehenge, reports The Museums Association (MA). image: By Sumit Surai – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82300627
Transport secretary Grant Shapps must ‘re-determine’ his decision on Highways England’s planning application for the Stonehenge Tunnel after a High Court judge ruled his original decision to approve the scheme as ‘unlawful’.
Rural councils and service providers, through the Rural Services Network (RSN) have called on government to ensure Levelling Up funds are allocated fairly, transparently and based on need following a new report: Towards the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. image RSN … Continue reading
Want to save a threatened historic building? Nominate it for the Victorian Society’s endangered list 2021
The Victorian Society is seeking nominations for its 2021 Top Ten Endangered Buildings Campaign. The annual event highlights buildings that are in dire need of repairs or are at risk of being lost completely. image: Victorian Society website
An expensive refurbishment of Tower Bridge’s hydraulic system is likely needed, according to a leading expert on the structure.
The Federation of self-employed and small businesses (FSB) is look at how central and local government in the UK can help high streets to flourish, as it argues that ‘High streets are not in decline…’. image: for illustration purposes only … Continue reading
Scottish Construction Now has asked: How long did it take to put the finishing touches on the most iconic buildings in the world? image: By Arnaud Ligny from Paris, France – Tour Eiffel, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36264111