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.
Bedford Borough Council has published a report on the Local Plan 2040 that is to be presented to the Council’s Executive on 27th April 2022.The report advises Members of the issues raised in response to the Regulation 18 Draft Plan: Strategy Options and Draft policies consultation that took place between June and September 2021 and presents an overview of the Local Plan 2040 ‘Plan for Submission’ (Regulation 19 Stage), with the draft Plan appended to the report. It sets out the proposed development strategy and the next steps for the plan. The Executive is asked to agree, subject to any amendments, the plan for public consultation.
In a Government consultation running until 12 October, people across Oxford and Cambridge Arc have the opportunity to contribute to the long-term development of our area.The outcomes of the consultation will help to shape and enhance the infrastructure, environment and new developments in the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. The plan will be developed by Government, informed by engagement with local communities and stakeholders, and will have sustainability at its core.
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
Bedford’s vision for 2050 – at the centre of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc but needs a push in the right direction!
On Monday, Planning Director, Richard Murdock, attended the Built Environment Networking’s annual Oxford to Cambridge Arc conference. Panel discussions throughout the day considered how best to raise the profile of the
On Tuesday, Planning Director, Russell Gray, attended the latest event focused on the Oxford - Cambridge Arc region, hosted by Westminster Forum Projects. With Woods Hardwick acting for many developer
Yesterday the Government published its long awaited White Paper on proposed reforms of the planning system in England: ‘Planning for the Future’ is the subject of a 12 week consultation
Bedford Borough Council has published a report on the early review of the Local Plan 2030. The report is due to be put before the Council’s Executive Committee on 24th
Yesterday our Planning Directors, Russell Gray and Richard Murdock, attended the Built Environment Networking webinar on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. Originally planned as a one day event, the BEN team have
Blakeney Estates Ltd and Woods Hardwick are consulting on Blakeney Estates’ proposals for residential development on the land off Milton Road, Clapham. The exhibition boards below provide an overview of