A former scrapyard with Outline Planning Permission for residential use was brought to Woods Hardwick with a rather compromised Masterplan. The client, JC Gill Developments, asked our Architecture team to
Yesterday Boris Johnson announced far reaching reforms to the planning system ahead of the publication of a planning Policy Paper in July, with the changes due to come into effect
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
Woods Hardwick’s Bedford boardroom needed an injection of colour and to capture the essence of the company on it’s walls. After considering who and what to commission, the Directors decided that
The landscape is changing (literally) as the UK marketplace evolves to meet changing consumer habits. The future in Britain - at least along major access routes - is looking increasingly
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.
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?