Woods Hardwick Announces New Office in London

A new London office is set to strengthen Woods Hardwick’s UK coverage and build existing and new relationships with clients and project teams in the capital. 

The Commercial Architecture and Planning divisions will take the lead in the new office. Associate Director and Architect, Diane Cox and Planning Director, Paul Woods, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the London market, will lead the team.

Diane Cox explains:

“The decision to expand into London was a logical step in our business growth strategy, Opening a new office here after the events of the last year is testimony to the ambition, skill and knowledge of Woods Hardwick’s growing team and client base.”

Paul Woods, Planning Director, continues:

“Woods Hardwick have been active in London for many years, working across the retail, leisure, restaurant, heritage, and residential sectors. Building on the success of our offices in Bedford and Birmingham, we have a deep understanding of planning requirements and regulations, strong relationships across the development industry and with local planning teams.”

Active in London for many years, working across retail, leisure, restaurant, heritage, refurbishment, interior fit out and residential, our architects and planners have a long and successful track record delivering high profile projects.

The team has extensive experience, an outstanding pedigree for high quality design, technical ability and the successful delivery from conception through to completion of projects of all types; combining imaginative and innovative design and planning skills while maintaining a strong appreciation of commerciality and practicality, irrespective of project size or complexity.

Current clients include luxury retail, leisure and restaurant brands, as well as commercial and residential developers. From heritage and refurbishment projects to interior design and fit-out services, the team is excited to support existing and new clients. As the world seeks to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, the team is committed to working clients and project teams to build back better.

This new office adds to Woods Hardwick’s existing presence in Bedford and Birmingham. The new London office address is: The Harley Building, 77 New Cavendish Street, London, W1W 6XB.

For further information:

Diane Cox 


Paul Woods