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IHBC’s HESPR listings reaches ‘50’ with Rock Davidson Associates: 50th practice on IHBC’s HESPR register of services

Rock Davidson Associates – a small experienced practice in the Midlands specialising in historic building assessments and  historic building conservation – is the latest company to join the IHBC’s conservation and heritage services ‘HESPR’ quality assurance register, as membership of … Continue reading

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Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Stay ahead with our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with conservation roles from listing and HAZs to surveying, architecture and more

To help heritage and conservation employers and practitioners across the UK, the IHBC regularly updates NewsBlog readers about the diverse career opportunities posted on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with recent offerings including proactive roles delivering direct benefits locally, in … Continue reading

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IHBC encourages responses to HE Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF) 10 year plan consultation… closing extended to 25 May

Historic England (HE) is holding a consultation on its new Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF), which will guide engagement with local authorities, support the prioritisation of resources, and help local authorities to understand what Historic England does, why and how, … Continue reading

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IHBC encourages responses to HE Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF) 10 year plan consultation… closing 20 April

Historic England (HE) has launched a consultation on its new Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF), which will guide engagement with local authorities, support the prioritisation of resources, and help local authorities to understand what Historic England does, why and how, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’… and the edge: Rare bandstand saved after Historic England listing support

Calderdale Council had wanted to demolish a rare and local ‘theatre-type’ bandstand after the cost of refurbishing was put at £300,000, while ExaminerLive reports on how those plans changed following a successful application for listing was made to Historic England … Continue reading

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HE Local Authority Strategic Framework Consultation Survey, closing 3 Feb

Historic England has begun work on a Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF), setting out priorities for engagement with local authorities  and is seeking feedback on the emerging framework though a survey of representives of local authorities.

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Capel Celyn memorial and apple kiosk get heritage listing, courtesy Cadw

A memorial to a lost village and an apple-shaped refreshment kiosk are two of the sites given a heritage listing in Wales in the past year.

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IHBC launches ‘Local delivery (Branch) CPD training pilot’: Calls for expert leads in ‘Retrofit’, ‘Curtilage’ and ‘Engineering’ to help develop local training programme: Closing 6 January 2020

The IHBC is launching a new ‘Local delivery (Branch) CPD training pilot’ to inform its evolving sector-wide national training programme of locally accessible, IHBC quality-assured CPD-priority training days, and is calling for ‘expressions of interest’ from nationally recognised lead conservation … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes MHCLG launch of the ‘most ambitious heritage preservation campaign for 40 years’, calling for investment in local conservation services to secure and sustain benefits

IHBC Chair David McDonald has welcomed the announcement that ‘communities across England are being encouraged to nominate heritage assets that ‘make their community what it is’, as a new £700,000 fund is set up to get ‘modern monuments men and … Continue reading

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Creative Heritage Consultants welcomed to the IHBC ‘HESPR’ register, listing ‘service providers working to the IHBC’s standards’

Creative Heritage Consultants has become the latest company to be included under the IHBC’s conservation service HESPR listing (hespr.ihbc.org.uk), with Kate Dickson IHBC as Director and formal HESPR link, to join more than 40 heritage businesses in quality assurance, benefits … Continue reading

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Theatres Trust welcomes Theatr Clwyd listing by Cadw at Grade II

Cadw has awarded Grade II listed status to Theatr Clwyd in recognition of its architectural interest as an important example of a post war civic arts and theatre complex, a decision welcomed by The Theatres Trust. image: Kironreid [CC BY-SA … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation’s shul GII listing celebrated

The Daily Echo has celebrated how a synagogue in Bournemouth, that ‘combines Moorish-revival style and Art Nouveau elements’, has become a Grade II listed building, preserving its architectural and historic merits.

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Civic Voice: Guidance tool for communities to identify local heritage assets

Civic Voice – England’s link body for local Civic Trusts – has now made available another tool to help guide community groups interested on enhancing local conservation areas, a resource developed as part of Civic Voice’s Big Conservation Conversation and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the House’: So what do MPs think of ‘beauty and the built environment’ – As Vaizey asks ‘Could a heritage listing be given to some of our great cities and towns, to preserve them?’!

As Ed Vaizey – self described as ‘…the Minister who listed Preston bus station to much anger, [and is] delighted that it is now treasured by the local community’, and (invoking parliamentary privilege presumably) arch-critic of ‘the terrible homes being … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Listing of Lido diving platform in Gloucestershire celebrated

A diving platform at the Lido in Stratford Park in Stroud, Gloucestershire has been granted Grade II listed status following one of the busiest summers yet, in another local heritage success celebrated by Gloucestershire Live. (Image: Rachael Lythgoe)

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IHBC’s ‘IHMO’ signpost 2: IHBC 2018 School Friend UAH on contingency plans post-Belfast fire & the sad fate of local heritage

Nikki McVeigh of Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH), the national amenity society, has criticised the lack of forward planning surrounding the Belfast Bank Buildings Fire, and in an opinion piece in the Belfast Telegraph asks ‘Why the partial destruction of Primark … Continue reading

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New Context out: ‘Floorscape –The heritage at our feet’ and much more, from Listing’s 70th anniversary to Student Awards

The latest edition of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, themed around traditional paving and its contribution to our experience of places, with Robert Huxford of the Urban Design Group (UDG) as guest commissioning editor for the theme, … Continue reading

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England’s Heritage Minister on new Heritage Council; new HAZs; local community commemorations, interim protection review and much more in his Heritage Statement on Heritage Day, with the THA, and welcomed by IHBC 

The Heritage Alliance (THA) has thanked the Heritage Minister John Glen, and delegates at its recent Heritage Day, where the minister launched his 2017 Heritage Statement, with the IHBC welcoming discussions on proposals that include:

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DCMS responds to petition calling for interim protection in listing considerations

DCMS has responded to a petition – signed by nearly 7,000 and coming after a developer destroyed a Jacobean ceiling in Bristol to prevent a building being listed – calling for interim protection for buildings being considered for listing by … Continue reading

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SPAB: Local authority fails to safeguard Doncaster GII cottage 

Britain’s oldest conservation charity, the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), reports that the demolition of a Grade II-listed (GII) cottage at 13 Church Street, Owston Ferry, Doncaster, was the result of North Lincolnshire Council’s failure to safeguard … Continue reading

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NI’s ‘longest listing’ – Mourne Mountain Wall – under repair, including from lightning damage

Northern Ireland’s (NI) longest listed monument is to be repaired after years of exposure to the elements and damage due to lightning strikes.

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IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR pick’: Shettleston New Parish Church seeks consultant on local Heritage Activity Plan, closing 31/03

The IHBC’s commercial conservation services listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other opportunities together into one handy resource, while the Director’s top pick for IHBC members this … Continue reading

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School’s children help secure Chislehurst war memorial GII listing

The war memorial on Chislehurst Common has been awarded Grade II listed status, thanks to pupils at Montbelle Primary School.

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Iconic Leith ‘Banana Flats’ receive Category A listing

Historic Environment Scotland has recognised Leith’s iconic Cables Wynd House (aka the ‘Banana Flats’) and neighbouring Linksview House at Category A, as IHBC Affiliate Dawn McDowell, Deputy Head of Designations at Historic Environment Scotland, describes them as ‘amongst the best … Continue reading

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HE: Black British History Recognised Through Listings

New listed buildings have been created as part of Historic England’s (HE) celebration of British Black History, and the general public are being asked to contribute to the project by contributing their stories and knowledge. Historic England writes: ‘Platforms Piece’, … Continue reading

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