Daily Archives: 19/12/2023

IHBC welcomes Michael Netter as New STBA Director

The IHBC is delighted to welcome IHBC’s own Michael Netter, our Professional Services Officer, in his new part-time role as its Director.

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IHBC’s ‘Members with benefits’: CPD at London’s Listed Property Show, 2-3/02/24, with reductions for IHBC members

The Listed Property Show – ‘the biggest collection of listed building suppliers and experts under one roof’ – takes place in London on 2-3 February, and this year includes the Energy Efficiency Feature focussed on retrofitting, with Workshop rates reduced … Continue reading

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IHBC seeks paid expert leads for priority new topics in Branch CPD training: ‘Fire Protection’, ‘Enforcement’ and ‘Placemaking & Design Codes’: Closing 6 January 2024

The IHBC is seeking ‘expressions of interest’ from nationally recognised lead conservation experts in three new priority areas: ‘Fire Protection & Regulations’, ‘Enforcement’, and ‘Placemaking & Design Codes’ as it expands the IHBC Branch CPD training pilot, which funds locally … Continue reading

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REMINDER – IHBC launches Reading School Homepage & contact point: ‘Place & Building Care…’ with bookings to open in 2024 – #IHBCReading2024

The IHBC is delighted to launch the Reading 2024 website homepage resource so soon – helping early promotion and interest in the School. #IHBCReading2024 – as critical CPD for anyone interested in ‘Place & Building Care…’, with a diverse programme … Continue reading

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IHBC Legislation Signpost, for #IHBCReading2024: Landlord to pay almost £100k after council prosecution secures confiscation order

A landlord has been hit with a confiscation order and forced to pay £93K after pleading guilty to a breach of two Planning Enforcement Notices issued by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council).

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Nottingham City Council declares itself ‘bankrupt over £23 million budget gap

The Nottingham Post has reported on Nottingham City Council ‘bankruptcy’ public meeting, to discuss the council’s recent Section 114 notice and what action will be taken next. image for illustration by Fiona Newton

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House set within a ruin is winner of RIAS Doolan Award for Best Building in Scotland

Cuddymoss – a ‘building within a ruin’ in north Ayrshire designed by Ann Nisbet Studio – has won the Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS).

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Penwortham: Gove backs new homes plan twice-rejected by South Ribble Borough Council

Plans to build 1,100 homes on farmland which were twice-rejected by a council have been approved by Michael Gove. image for illustration: Open Government Licence v3.0

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RIBA opens applications to join the Principal Designer Register

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Principal Designer Register allows individual RIBA Chartered Members in the UK to demonstrate that they meet the competence criteria to serve as principal designers.

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Community Ownership Fund: Prospectus for round 3 opened, closes 31/01

The Community Ownership Fund bidding Round 3 Window 3 opened on 6 December 2023 and will close at 11.59am (before noon) on 31 January 2024.

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Biodiversity net gain: Defra updates advice on what LPAs should do

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has updated advice on how local planning authorities (LPAs) can ensure that developers and land managers meet the requirements for biodiversity net gain (BNG). image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the global doorstep’: Vandals target Zafar Mahal, knock down screen enclosing emperor’s ‘empty grave’

Unknown vandals allegedly destroyed a part of Zafar Mahal, a 19th-century structure, in Mehrauli, reports the Indian Express. image for illustration: Zafar Mahal by Parth.rkt, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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