RIBA Award shortlisting for Boathouse 4

Posted: 28 Apr, 2016

Training and Rescue

A former boat-building shed in Portsmouth’s historic naval dockyards, which has been transformed into a teaching workshop and exhibition space with support from Focus Consultants, has been shortlisted for the 2016 RIBA South Awards. Boathouse 4, built during the 1930s rearmament period, was in a run-down state before being renovated into a new £5.5 million… Read more »

Time to move forward for British Horological Institute plan

Posted: 5 Apr, 2016

IMGP6561 BHI Final - large

A team of experts has been assembled to spearhead the creation of a national Centre for Horology at Upton Hall, near Newark. Last October it was announced that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) had earmarked a £2.8 million grant for the BHI to develop a new centre of excellence to help train the next generation… Read more »