Last edited 15 Oct 2018

Conservation articles and news

IHBC South Branch Conference - Yearning for Timelessness

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The conference on October 26 will look at ‘Modern architecture in historic settings’ with expert talks and site visits offering top-notch CPD with exceptional settings.

IHBC at LPOC Show Edinburgh

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Don’t forget your free IHBC CPD & more for members and colleagues: 27 Oct, Edinburgh (Book ahead for free entry) with IHBC Scotland.

Topical CPD focusing on curtilage

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IHBC East Midlands branch will be hosting an afternoon with Charles Mynors, the leading authority on heritage law, on Friday 9 November in the Lincoln City Council Chamber.

IHBC Belfast School Context now out

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‘Our shared heritage’, with thanks to all, including Main School Sponsor and HESPR member ‘Heritage Collective’.

IHBC Practice update

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Lincolnshire local authority’s ‘national first’ offers a new approach to Conservation Area controls – two Article 4 Directions with a Local Development Order (LDO).

IHBC Practice insights

IHBC’s Policy Chair Roy Lewis notes the award of costs against Lambeth Council in a recent appeal which emphasises the importance of doing site visits!

IHBC - VAT reminder - LPOC Campaign 10K target signatures

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Sign the LPOC’s petition to the Chancellor if you agree with the IHBC, that ‘…it is perverse that repairs should be subject to VAT when new development is not’.

IHBC HESPR top pick from £205K+ costed work this week

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Braintree DC seeks Conservation Area Appraisals – closing 26/10, valued £10-25,000.

COTAC Trustees sought

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COTAC, the Council on Training in Architectural Conservation, seeks trustees with notes of interest by 15 November.

FMB says MAC recommendations would cripple construction

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The Migration Advisory Committee’s recommendations for new immigration policy post-Brexit, would cripple the construction industry, says Federation of Master Builders.

New government investment aimed at overcoming barriers to building in England

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Government has established investment to tackle issues on potential housing sites and get homes built in parts of England where they may be most needed.

IHBC Heritage from the doorstep

The Evening Standard has reported that an architect has been ordered to tear down award winning £4.65m home in Clerkenwell.

HE National Capacity Building Programme launched – closing 4/11

Historic England has launched the programme for projects running for 1 year max with a deadline for submitting grant applications 4/11/18 and funding to begin from 1/04/19.

Planning (Scotland) Bill – Briefing by BEFS

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Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) has issued a briefing on the Planning (Scotland) Bill.

England’s youngest Civic Society chair elected to Birmingham Civic Society

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26 year old Amelia Ladbrooke has been elected as the chair of Birmingham Civic Society, and is the youngest ever Civic Society chair in England.

NI UAH Bake a Building

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Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH) and Food NI invite you to BAKE A BUILDING for the Big Building Bake Off at St. George’s Market, 29 October 12-3pm.