Woods Hardwick have won a top international prize for its Harrods/Studio Frantzén project at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2023.
Studio Frantzén is a two-storey Asian/Nordic-influenced rooftop dining concept in partnership with multi-Michelin star chef, Bjorn Frantzén, and is set within the fifth and sixth floors of the iconic Grade II* listed Harrods store in Knightsbridge, London.
The latest research by Woods Hardwick, the independent architecture, engineering, planning and surveying consultants, has shown that England’s green belt covers 12.5% of the nation’s total land area and could facilitate the construction of over 73.7m new-build plots - with just 1.4% of green belt land required to deliver the government’s target of 1m homes by the next election.
This week, Michael Gove announced that the government wants to turn their focus to empty retail outlets to help address the housing crisis by converting them into flats to avoid building on the green belt.
Woods Hardwick have today [3 July] appointed Craig Smith to head up its architecture team in Birmingham as part of the company’s five-year growth plans.
Woods Hardwick have been successful in reaching the finals of the SME Bedfordshire Business Awards 2023 in collaboration with Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.
Woods Hardwick were awarded runners up for Large Consultancy of the Year by Taylor Wimpey last week.Taylor Wimpey South Midlands had their annual presentation evening where Woods Hardwick won runners up in their Large Consultant of the Year category as voted by their technical, commercial, production, sales and customer services departments.