Planning Director Paul Woods shares what Levelling Up could mean for the High Street at British BIDS event
Yesterday Planning Director Paul Woods alongside Centre for the New Midlands’ Chris Smith, presented at the British BIDS conference, looking at the Levelling Up agenda and what it means for UK High Streets.The event focused on BIDs, Culture and Communities, looking at how they can work together to drive economic growth and help their communities - with the main message; the need for greater collaboration.
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.
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.
Bedford’s Local Plan 2040
A Report is being presented to Bedford Borough Council’s (BBC) Executive on Wednesday on the Local Plan Review, to meet development needs up to 2040. At this meeting the Executive
Community and Culture – learnings from Covid and looking to the future in Birmingham
As we emerge out of lockdown, to say that Birmingham is a hive of development activity is quite the understatement! With HS2, plans for next year’s Commonwealth Games, the expansion of
Bedford – investing in the future of our town
In September 2019, Bedford was named as one of 101 towns that was able to bid for up to £25million from Central Government for a Town Deal. To access this
BIG news for Woods Hardwick and the Midlands
The Woods Hardwick Birmingham team has moved! Still located in the iconic Fort Dunlop building, the team has taken high profile office space on the ground floor of the former
Breathing New Life into Houghton Grange
Great news for Woods Hardwick’s Residential Architecture team and our client, Morris Homes. We have secured Approval of Reserved Matters for Houghton Grange in Huntingdonshire. The design team, led by
Masterplanning Great Barford’s Roxton Road redevelopment
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
Call for sites following Bedford Borough’s review of Local Plan
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