IHBC Gus Astley Student Award winners now out
Strathclyde University’s Estefania Macchi secures 2018 Award with ‘building information’ focus. Commended successes cover Brutalism, conflict, staircases, cob, CMPs....
IHBC HESPR top pick from £89M+ costed work this week
Waveney DC etc. seeks accredited architect for ‘as and when’ support for Lowestoft High Street Conservation Grant Scheme, closing 04/04, £25k-£50k.
Historic Environment Scotland makes major investment in conservation training
HES Conservation Directorate seeks 10 trainees, with salary starts from £17,500 - all now advertised on IHBC’s unique Jobs etc service with a closing date of 8 April.
Historic England - latest Planning Bulletin out now
HE highlights omission of ‘heritage’ from draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill.
RTPI signs Newcastle Declaration on Blue and Green Infrastructure
This recognises the critical need for proactive investment in natural solutions to address flood risk and climate change - a concept linked to IHBC's 2019 School.
HCLG reports reforms needed for high streets and town centres to flourish
Dated policies and unfair tax regime must be reformed to create an environment that will allow high streets and town centres to flourish in the future, HCLG concludes.
IHBC Heritage from the civic doorstep
Civic Voice raises the question: Is what is happening here happening everywhere?
Another record-breaking year for Scottish heritage sites
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has reported on how heritage visitors have generated £620 million in Scotland’s local tourism expenditure.
How to explore a secret part of London Underground
Hidden London, a series of tours at disused stations and secret sites around the city, is run by the London Transport Museum.
Revealed - thousands of public spaces lost to the council funding crisis
Local Government funding crisis so dire that councils are being forced to sell thousands of public spaces, such as libraries, community centres and playgrounds.
RTPI says that austerity in England has eroded public service
‘Au revoir’ to planning in the public interest… Hello ‘Austerity Planner'.
Ecclesiastical issues its Heritage Sector insights
More context for the IHBC’s 2019 School as the insurance company looks at managing risks and offers guidance.
Entries now open for the Brick Awards 2019
Brick Development Association has announced that entries are now open for the Brick Awards 2019, which closes 31 May.
Demolition starts on Windscale chimney at Sellafield
First blocks of concrete are removed from the top of one of the world’s most recognisable chimneys - Sellafield’s Windscale Pile One stack.