New IHSO

The new Industrial Heritage Support Officer, Joanna Turska, has now started her new role. If you have any queries, please get in touch with Joanna by email: joanna.turska@ironbridge.org.uk, or telephone on 01952 435 970. Industrial Heritage Support Officer aims to put you in touch with the contacts and information which will help sustain and develop…

Pastures New for Shane Kelleher

Shane Kelleher has recently left the role of Industrial Heritage Support Officer to take up a role at Staffordshire County Council. Shane would like to thank you for your support during his time in post and wishes you all the best for the future. The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is currently recruiting for a replacement…

Conference: BRICK 2018 Learning for the Future, London, 21 & 22 February 2018

The Prince’s Regeneration Trust’s HLF-funded BRICK programme will be coming to an end next Spring, and they are wrapping up four successful years with a final conference in London. The theme will be Evaluation – a key element of any and all heritage projects, but something that is not always understood or appreciated. The Heritage Lottery Fund,…

Training: BRICK Workshop 35, York, 5 December 2017

This will be the final ever BRICK workshop! This exciting workshop, which will be held at the Bar Convent in York, will focus on topics which are vital to ensure the proper planning for reusing heritage sites, such as governance, business planning and fundraising. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet other community projects and network…

Training: BRICK Workshop 34, Manchester, 29 November 2017

The Prince’s Regeneration Trust’s BRICK Workshop 34, which is being run in partnership with Historic England, will focus on mil restoration. The workshop will include successful case studies and presentations from experts within the sector, whilst also addressing project funding and much more!  The event will be held at Bridge 5 Mill in Manchester, which was refurbished using reclaimed…

Training: Property Management for Non-Property Managers, 21 November, Cardiff

This free workshop event is being held by the Ethical Property Foundation and is designed to be a jargon free, accessible introduction and overview of the basics of managing a building. Topics covered: Saving money on your premises costs Planning maintenance effectively Building management processes Compliance Legal issues Risk assessment Greening your workplace Managing tenants…

Awards: Historic England Angel Awards Shortlist Announced

The 12 finalists for this year’s Historic England Angel Awards have been revealed. These annual awards are supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and celebrate heritage heroes who have made a lasting difference to historic buildings and places. This year’s nominees include a number of industrial heritage and related sites across the various categories, such as Corbridge…

Funding: HS2 Community and Environment Fund

The High Speed 2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) has been created to add benefit over and above committed mitigation and statutory compensation to communities along the route that are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of Phase One of HS2 from London to West Midlands. There are two types of CEF funding: CEF Local will focus…

Funding: Architectural Heritage Fund- Project Development Grant

The Architectural Heritage Fund’s Project Development Grant Scheme is intended to assist an organisation to cover some of the costs of developing and co-ordinating a project and taking it towards the start of work on site. To qualify, an organisation must have established that the end use of the project is likely to be viable and…