Power to the people – Woods Hardwick shifts to employee-led ‘John Lewis ownership’ model
Woods Hardwick Limited can announce it has become an employee-owned business in June 2022 as part of its long term succession strategy.Woods Hardwick have been a leading multi-disciplinary built environment practice for nearly 60 years and have moved over to a 100% Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).
Introducing Daniel Hubbard, Graduate Engineer in Birmingham
Daniel is a Graduate Civil Engineer in our Birmingham office. After joining Woods Hardwick in September 2021, he reflects on his time with the company so far, and how the varied work across multiple sectors and regions, is keeping him busy - and inspired!
Meet RIBA Chartered Architect, Paul Wright
Paul Wright joined Woods Hardwick as an Associate in our Residential Architecture team in August 2021.A RIBA Chartered Architect with experience working both in practice and for a residential developer, Paul shares more about his role and why a career in architecture is so rewarding.
On International Women’s Day, meet Graduate Civil Engineer, Elena Martin Lopez
Elena is a Graduate Civil Engineer in our Birmingham office. She joined Woods Hardwick in September 2021, and is already supporting many clients.She shares her thoughts on how we can encourage more women into the sector as well as her career journey to date -jumping (or flying!) from aerospace manufacturing to civil engineering. And we also find out how she has encouraged a love of all things aquatic in the Birmingham office!
Fancy a career in Planning? Graduate Planner, Ben McShane, explains how!
Ben McShane joined Woods Hardwick as a Graduate Planner at the height of lockdown.He explains how he is settling in, the exciting times ahead for the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, and what to expect if you are considering a career in planning.
Thinking about becoming an Architectural Technician? Jake explains why it’s a great career choice!
For any budding architectural technicians or technologists out there, find out what it’s really like working as part of our growing architecture team.Jake Snooks is a Junior Architectural Technician in our Bedford office. He joined Woods Hardwick in October 2020, and over the last 10 months has been busy supporting our Residential Architecture team.
Better work-life balance for the new world of work
As the world starts to open up and almost all legal restrictions are lifted, we are working with our employees to establish what our new working world should look like.
Introducing Stuart Adlam – leading our Commercial Architecture team in Birmingham
Stuart Adlam has recently been promoted to head up the Commercial Architecture division in our Birmingham office. He was formerly based in the Bedford office but during lockdown he was actually
Woods Hardwick appoints new Planning Director in Birmingham
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Woods as Planning Director to lead the growth of the business in the Midlands. Formerly a Director of Edge 4 Planning,
60 seconds with…Vanessa Gordon
Vanessa is a Graduate Planner in our Birmingham office. She joined Woods Hardwick in 2018, and over the last 18 months has been busy supporting our many clients through planning