Category Archives: Cycling

Work is underway to prepare the area around the Calder and Hebble junction, enabling work to commence on phase 1b of the A629 improvement project. This complex phase of the A629 project, which is believed to be the largest individual civil engineering project ever undertaken by Calderdale Council, focuses on the key areas of Huddersfield… read more … about Preparation work begins on latest phase of A629 project>>

A629 phase 1b

Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living or working along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share further feedback to help inform plans for infrastructure investment. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees councils, on plans… read more … about Help shape plans for the A641>>

A641

Plans to improve the A629 between Halifax and Huddersfield have taken a step forward with the appointment of John Sisk & Son as contractor for Phase 1b of the project – the Calder and Hebble junction. Following a tender exercise, construction company John Sisk & Son has been appointed to carry out the construction work of… read more … about Contractor appointed for major road improvement scheme>>

A629 phase 1b

Schools around Calderdale have welcomed some bright new additions this term. Ten schools in the borough have had colourful new cycle and/or scooter storage installed to support and encourage active travel and complement the School Streets(external link) initiative. Calderdale Council is working with schools to encourage more active ways for children and young people to… read more … about New opportunities to scoot or cycle to school>>

Withinfields School storage

Pupils returning to school in Calderdale have seen the roads around some of their schools transformed into safer spaces – supporting active travel, such as walking and cycling. After a successful trial period at schools earlier this year, Calderdale Council has introduced School Streets(external link) at nine schools in the borough. This means that the… read more … about Safer streets for schools>>

School streets at St Mary's, Halifax

COVID-19 health messages are on the move in Calderdale, with mobile billboards going right into the heart of our communities to share important advice. Teams will be pedalling their way across the borough on ‘ad bikes’ displaying messages about how to stay safe and play our part to reduce the spread of the virus. From… read more … about Calderdale gets cycling to tackle COVID-19>>

Above Halifax

Plans to transform the road network around Brighouse are moving forward, with work taking place to develop the A641 improvement scheme.  The A641 is a key route through Brighouse and connects Huddersfield and Bradford; on an average day it carries around 38,000 vehicles.  A number of transport related issues are currently experienced on the road,… read more … about Next steps for A641 project>>

Next Chapter

Calderdale Council is reminding visitors to the borough’s outdoor spaces or countryside sites to act responsibly and respect the local environment, people and animals. As more people spend time outdoors enjoying the Calderdale countryside, walking, running or cycling, it’s important to remember The Countryside Code(external link) to help to look after the environment. The code… read more … about Safely sharing space in our countryside>>

Walshaw

Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee has given the go ahead for ambitious plans to transform Halifax town centre.  At the meeting on Tuesday 16 June, members approved the latest designs for the A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project, which sets out plans for improving the town’s layout for both pedestrians and vehicles and delivering environmental… read more … about Major town centre project gets the green light at planning>>

Town centre