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.
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.
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.
Unconditional contracts have been exchanged for Bellway and Latimer, the development arm of Clarion Housing Group to acquire a parcel of land on which it will build 1,200 homes in
During lockdown, with many sports facilities out of use, our architects have been working with Pitstone Parish Council in Buckinghamshire to expand and improve their local sports pavilion. With delivery under
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
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
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
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