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
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
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
Our client Vistry Group has secured reserved matters planning approval to start on the first phase, comprising 200 new homes, at Cambourne West near Cambridge. Working with masterplanner, Randall Thorp, our
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
Last week Directors, Russell Gray and Calum Wilson attended MIPIM UK, the UK's leading property event. The two day programme consisted of valuable industry insights and a round up of
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?