The WSP Heritage Planning & Placemaking (HP&P) Team is the latest company to be accepted on to the IHBC conservation and heritage services ‘HESPR’ listing, of heritage businesses to benefit from IHBC’s quality assurance.
… Quality assurance for HESPR listing is strictly controlled through the employment a Full IHBC member…
WSP’s Heritage Planning & Placemaking Team, advises clients on managing change to heritage assets. The team support clients through all stages of the planning process, on projects ranging from the conversion of a watermill on the Isle of Wight, to obtaining planning permission for the Eden Project North, in Morecambe, to the phased refurbishment of Buckingham Palace.
… delighted to be joining HESPR because it promotes professionals who are committed to delivering sympathetic change…
Nick Corbett, who leads WSP’s Heritage Planning & Placemaking team and is a full member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, and DSA for the company said: ‘To unlock the potential of historic buildings and places, it is essential to understand their significance and to manage change sympathetically. We are delighted to be joining HESPR because it promotes professionals who are committed to delivering sympathetic change and offering the highest standards of conservation practice.’
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HESPR companies enjoy benefits and support including:
- Recognition of service standards and quality assurance on our ‘HESPR’ web page and service listing
- Free listings in the IHBC’s Yearbook
- Weekly Tender alerts that help inform commercial priorities and planning.
- HESPR webpages and search facility on the IHBC’s HESPR website
- National and local recognition of conservation and heritage service quality assurance and standards
- Weekly bulletins of work and notices – often posting more than £500k of costed work per issue. Our weekly Bulletin of current tender notifications to HESPR members is an innovative service that supports commercial conservation businesses that work to the IHBC’s standards and expectations. The weekly selections offer the wider heritage world a regular insight into the conservation profession that we hope combine good news, sector profile and service inspiration all in one.
- Free IHBC Jobs etc posting each year, worth up to £450.
Quality assurance for HESPR listing is strictly controlled through the employment a Full IHBC member – the ‘Designated Service Adviser’ (DSA) – in a role that allows them to take professional responsibility for the service standards offered to clients. This means that the IHBC can ensure that our members are in a reasonable position to offer their assurance of the quality of the conservation services. As such the DSA should be the first port of call for any concerns over work carried out by a HESPR company.
You can find the ‘Designated Service Adviser’ (DSA) listed on the dedicated HESPR business webpage and on the list of accredited practitioners linked from the IHBC’s homepage.’
For more on HESPR and how to become a HESPR member see hespr.ihbc.org.uk
For a free promotion of your tendering opportunities and work needs to the IHBC’s HESPR members, please send details and links to Joanna at firstname.lastname@example.org, as soon as possible.
Tenders can also be advertised for a fee with IHBC Jobs etc, including a targeted email to 2500+ recipients as well as full coverage on our NewsBlog alerts and social platforms (membership and followers c.25,000) and websites with c. 250,000 visits a month. Contact Joanna at email@example.com