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.
“London Calling” – showcasing our latest London projects
Woods Hardwick has been active in London for more than 30 years, working across the retail, leisure, restaurant, heritage, and residential sectors. Last Summer we opened our new central London
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.
Woods Hardwick Planning Director joins Centre for the New Midlands Housing & Communities Leadership Board
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.
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
Architecture team support major transformation of Hammersmith’s Kings Mall Shopping Centre
Following their purchase of the Kings Mall shopping centre in 2015, building owners Schroders put in place several construction phases to modernise and improve the retail presence of the Hammersmith
A single planning framework for the Ox-Cam Arc – what does this mean for Bedford?
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
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
Government buy in – and an ‘Andy’ to promote a single vision for the Arc
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