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- 2021 School delegate survey issued: Top marks for relevance (98.2%), CPD support (83.64%), & Friday (c.94%) 19/10/2021
- IHBC Communications and Outreach Strategy 2021-24 now online 19/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on RIBA ‘Decarbonising’ report 19/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Inside the abandoned American cottage that overlooks a North Wales village 19/10/2021
- Welsh Government’s plan to tackle town centre regeneration 19/10/2021
- AHF: We are seeking two new trustees! 19/10/2021
- THA announces Pam Alexander OBE as new Chair 19/10/2021
- HSE: Who is responsible for the death of builders? 19/10/2021
- National Infrastructure Planning Reform Programme: stakeholder survey announced, closing 17/12 19/10/2021
- 30 years in the making: HE opens aerial photography project to the public 19/10/2021
- Support conservation as a climate solution: Volunteers and hosts for IHBC@COP26’s Zoom ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’ still welcome, with guidance now out 15/10/2021
- IHBC responds to Conservation Principles for North Ireland 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s web resource signpost: Quick links and guidance on joining, accreditation and career progress are only a click away! 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £43K+ works this week: Charity seeks architect for GII refurb, valued £43K, closing 22/10 15/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Gateway to historic town centre re-opened following improvement works, as what ‘WAS’ becomes ‘HAZ’ 15/10/2021
- ARB on ‘Modernising architectural education and training’ 15/10/2021
- Department for Levelling Up etc. (DLUHC) on ‘Our Governance’ and Board 15/10/2021
- RICS sets new standards of conduct 15/10/2021
- Scotland’s new Local Place Plans regulations laid in Parliament 15/10/2021
- Elizabeth Tower conservation set to complete in 2022 15/10/2021
- Serious about your staffing plans or career? Stay ahead with ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’, with posts ranging from conservation architects (x2) and Officers (x7+) and seeking Net Zero (HE), Listing (HE) and sustainability skills 12/10/2021
- New Context out, on ‘Conservation leadership by the people’: From Amenity Societies and Wentworth Woodhouse to Kurt Schwitters, Scotland’s Towns, Chester and more 12/10/2021
- Volunteer virtually with IHBC@COP26 on IHBC’s built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, – because ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ 12/10/2021
- IHBC CPD signpost: Gender-Responsive Public Procurement – Can public procurement help solve gender inequality? 12/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on the ‘Conference of Trees at COP26’ 12/10/2021
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