Day One take-aways from Built Environment Networking’s Ox-Cam Arc Conference
Planning Director Russell Gray attended Day One of the Built Environment Networking’s Oxford-Cambridge Arc Conference.The feeling in the room was clear from the start - a real concern of political inertia at the national level; that the Government is no longer as committed to the Arc, with the lack of any mention in the recent Comprehensive Spending Review evidence of this.
Round up of West Midlands Development Plans 2021
On Tuesday 14 September, our Planning Director Paul Woods, chaired a session at the Built Environment Networking’s Midlands Development conference, hosted at the Coventry Building Society Arena.This was one of the BEN’s first hybrid events, with around 150 people in attendance in person, with another 80 viewing online.
Woods Hardwick Planning Director joins Centre for the New Midlands Housing & Communities Leadership Board
This week the Centre for the New Midlands announced the first appointments to their Housing and Communities Leadership Board. Woods Hardwick’s Birmingham Planning Director, Paul Woods, is delighted to be one of the inaugural Board members.The Board, to be chaired by Dr Halima Sacranie (Research Lead, Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham), will be responsible for shaping the Centre for the New Midlands’ work across this hugely important area of public policy.
New purpose-built factory and offices for Jewers Doors
Jewers Doors’ new purpose-built factory and office building in Biggleswade is ready to handover this week after a 26 week build programme by Parkway Construction. Designed by Woods Hardwick’s commercial architecture
Planning secured for first net zero construction development in Biggleswade
The Woods Hardwick Planning team has secured detailed planning permission for half a million sq ft of employment space on behalf of Tritax Symmetry! This is Central Bedfordshire’s first ‘net
A single planning framework for the Ox-Cam Arc – what does this mean for Bedford?
The Government has announced plans to transform the Oxford-Cambridge Arc into the UK’s fastest growing economic region. With a plan to transform the Arc into a world-class place to live and
Watch the webinar – West Midlands 2025
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJUAl1HQqgg&feature=youtu.be Missed our webinar on West Midlands 2025 last week - or fancy a recap? With great discussions on where we will see future development, the advent of modular homes, and considering
Attend our webinar: West Midlands 2025 – where is the region heading?
Join Woods Hardwick and ECF for a webinar about the West Midlands, future growth and development plans, and what the region could look like by 2025. 9am - 10.30am on Thursday 21
Woods Hardwick in Birmingham
This week we chaired a session at the annual Built Environment Networking’s annual Midlands Development Conference. While this year was a little different being virtual, it was a brilliant event, bringing
The unprecedented growth of the industrial & logistics sector
Our Head of Commercial Architecture in Birmingham, Stuart Adlam, attended the BEN Shed and Logistics Development Conference last week. Here are his takeaways from the event and how Woods Hardwick