HS2 Phase 2b Consultation Events

In November the Government announced the preferred route for the proposed High Speed Two (HS2) railway from Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds – known as Phase 2b. The Government launched two consultations on seven substantial changes being proposed to the route; and the property compensation and assistance schemes being proposed for people…

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Better Towpaths for Everyone – Running and Cycling on Towpaths

Two of the biggest reasons why people visit towpaths is to go running or cycling. As part of The Canal and Rivers Trust’s [Alliance member] commitment to making towpaths better for everyone, they’d like to know more about your experiences. The survey closes on 20th January.

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Sustainability of churches – Consultation

The English Churches and Cathedrals Sustainability Review into the sustainability of English churches is the first ever government Review into the future of Church of England church buildings.Loyd Grossman, Chair of the Heritage Alliance sits on the panel carrying out the review. The review is seeking the views of individuals and organisations who are interested…

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Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013: Review

The Home Office is seeking views and evidence on whether the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 has met its objectives and whether it would be appropriate to retain or repeal the Act or any of its provisions in order to achieve those objectives in the future. The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 was introduced to…

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Giving to Heritage Fundraising Planning Masterclass,1 February, Birmingham

GTH is offering a special workshop masterclass in heritage fundraising and strategy at the award-winning Coffin Works, Birmingham, on 1 February. The workshop is suitable for experienced fundraisers and GTH delegates who attended the same workshop subject earlier in the programme and who would like further training. For further details and to book, please go…

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Survey on plans to illuminate London’s bridges

Following an international design competition run by The Illuminated River Foundation and the Mayor of London, six teams have been shortlisted to transform the Thames and its bridges after dark. A free exhibition presenting the six shortlisted teams and their design concepts is on Levels 3 & 4 of the Royal Festival Hall, London 10am…

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AIM Survey 2016

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) [Alliance member] is asking how it can better help heritage organisations prosper in the next few years. The survey is primarily designed for people working in or supporting heritage organisations. You are welcome to complete the survey even if you are not an AIM member.

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Planning Inspectorate guidance

The planning inspectorate is seeking views on how to improve its procedural guides on: Planning appeals; Certificate of lawful use or development appeals; and Enforcement appeals (including those for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas in both the Planning and Enforcement regimes).

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Basement developments and the planning system

This Call for Evidence seeks evidence on the number of basement developments being taken forward; how these developments are currently dealt with through the planning system; and whether any adverse impacts of such developments could be further mitigated through the planning process. Comments must be submitted by 16 December 2016 11:45pm

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Heritage Listing Hub

Historic England plans to create a listings tool so that you could upload and list opportunities to volunteer, attend events and contribute content on the Historic England website. Historic England is seeking feedback on how you might use the listings hub. Please tell them what you think by completing this short online survey or if…

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