Bodies come together to produce guide on impact assessment for cultural heritage
IEMA, the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) are teaming up to produce guidance on impact assessment for cultural heritage.
Guidelines on the topic are currently missing from the heritage profession’s library of resources. ‘Practice in cultural heritage impact assessment is of variable quality, reflecting the absence of widely adopted guidelines,’ said Josh Fothergill, policy lead at IEMA and a member of the project panel that is developing the guidance.
‘The collaboration between IEMA, CIfA and IHBC seeks to address the problem by uniting practitioners from across the impact ...