Planning for the future of London – Planning Director, Paul Woods shares his experience and views on how to deliver development plans for London
Paul Woods is one of Woods Hardwick’s Planning Directors, and manages the Planning business in our new central London office. Having joined the team in June 2020, Paul was formerly Managing Director of Edge 4 Planning, and Director and Head of Infrastructure Planning at UK Planning practice, GL Hearn, part of Capita Plc.Here we find out more about Paul’s vision for London and how the Woods Hardwick Planning and Architecture teams are bringing their multidisciplinary expertise to the capital.
Modular construction – working with L&G Modular Homes to help solve the UK housing crisis
The construction industry is ramping up its use of modular construction.Against the backdrop of the housing crisis, a lack of affordable homes, planning reform and a skills shortage - throw in a global pandemic - and the current landscape needs to be reviewed - and quick!
Planning appeal success in the Green Belt – landmark decision!
We are celebrating the news that an Inspector has granted planning permission for our planning team’s appeals for a cross-boundary scheme of up to 100 new homes on an unallocated greenfield site in the Green Belt in St Albans District and Welwyn Hatfield Borough, for client, Canton Ltd.
Planning secured for first net zero construction development in Biggleswade
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
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“Planning for the Future” White Paper: key takeaways for developers and land owners
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
Highlights from Boris’ plan to “BUILD, BUILD BUILD!”
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
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
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
60 seconds with…Roy Hammond
You spend just a few minutes with Roy and his positive energy is infectious! Heading up our Planning team in the Birmingham office, Roy joined Woods Hardwick just over 18