In the next installment of our profiles of the great people who work at Woods Hardwick - we meet our resident author and architect, Dr Christine Hui Lan Manley. Christine is an Associate having joined Woods Hardwick as an Architectural Assistant in 2014.
Today we hosted the inaugural lunchtime seminar on behalf of the Bedfordshire Association of Architects. The presentation from Alison Crompton, Regional Director, Sustainability, Buildings + Places, of AECOM, focused on their Sterling Prize nominated sustainable projects.
Luton Airport’s £160m transformation is the "biggest development" in its 80-year history. Set to increase capacity by 50% allowing it to welcome 18m passengers by 2020, the new and improved retail offer is a huge part of this three year overhaul. And thats where Woods Hardwick’s Architecture team comes in.
Central in location but can Bedfordshire capitalise on the OxCam Arc – a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity?
Last month saw the start of examinations on the Local Plans of two of the authorities located in the centre of the planned Oxford - Milton Keynes - Cambridge Arc. Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) and Bedford Borough Council (BBC) sit in the ‘Central Area’ of the Growth Corridor - right at the heart of what is already hailed as one of the most innovative and economically successful areas of the UK. But the question is, do their Local Plans acknowledge this great opportunity and are they ready to capitalise on the huge investment in new infrastructure right on our doorstep?
We attended the Built Environment Networking’s inaugural Midlands Development Conference last week. With some great speakers, including Lord Bob Kerslake and Birmingham City Council CEO, Dawn Baxendale, our team from our Birmingham office came away excited about what the future holds.
Woods Hardwick has assisted Morris to achieve a Delegated ARM Consent for 860 new homes in Upton, Northampton.