In brief: Oxley partner oversees Millennium Wheel

Rotherham firm Oxley & Coward partner David Hainsworth has been appointed to oversee the town planning arrangements for the Millennium Wheel venture involving British Airways and the Millennium Wheel Company. The wheel, intended to celebrate the turn of the millennium, will be 152 metres in diameter and will be positioned over the River Thames by Jubilee Gardens. Hainsworth will be responsible for settling the planning agreements on behalf of Lambeth Borough Council. This will involve regulating the construction of the wheel and planning for its eventual removal.