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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. 

This week the Centre for the New Midlands announced the first appointments to their Housing and Communities Leadership Board. Woods Hardwick’s Birmingham Planning Director, Paul Woods, is delighted to be one of the inaugural Board members. 
The Board, to be chaired by Dr Halima Sacranie (Research Lead, Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham), will be responsible for shaping the Centre for the New Midlands’ work across this hugely important area of public policy.

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

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

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

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

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