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.
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.
Woods Hardwick have appointed 10 new staff members over an eight week period this summer as part of its expansion plans across their Bedford, Birmingham and London offices.The additional new staff now takes Woods Hardwick to an 82-strong workforce – a 14% growth in the team for the multidiscipline practice that specialises in architecture, engineering, planning and surveying.
Great news for long-standing Bedford employer, Richardson Milling UK (formerly Jordans Cereals) having secured planning consent to transform their site on Mile Road.Woods Hardwick’s planners, architects and engineers have worked together to deliver a masterplan that will allow Richardson Milling UK to expand their existing milling and production facility.
Transforming conceptual designs into reality: collaboration is key to the role of an Executive Architect