Category Archives: Housing

A new housing development in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale, which will help people with learning disabilities to live independently, has reached completion and residents have moved in.  Construction of another new housing scheme is underway in the town, which will provide affordable homes for local families.  The two developments will bring 35 much-needed new homes to… read more … about New homes to boost independence>>

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Changes to Calderdale’s Local Plan were approved by the Cabinet last night in response to concerns raised by the Planning Inspector during the first stage of examination. The new proposals would change the housing requirement from 840 to 997 annually, an increase of 157 homes per year.  These additional homes would be delivered mainly through… read more … about New homes for the Local Plan>>

Key decisions about Calderdale’s Local Plan will be taken by mid-October in readiness for the next stage of examination by the Government’s Planning Inspector. The Independent Planning Inspector Katie Child, wrote to the Council after the end of the first stage of examination. The Inspector expressed concern on only one aspect of the draft Local… read more … about Next steps for Calderdale’s Local Plan>>

Not for profit housing and care provider, Housing 21 has unveiled modular build bungalows at Ward Court in Brighouse, West Yorkshire with a grand opening event. The offsite modular construction project is one of the latest in older people’s housing and has taken place on land owned by Housing 21 at Ward Court. The new… read more … about Innovative modular builds unveiled at Brighouse Retirement Living>>

Ward Court housing development in Brighouse

More affordable homes could be built in Halifax if proposals to free up the land are agreed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. On Monday 30 September, Cabinet Members will consider plans to make Council-owned land on Horley Green Road, Claremount, available for a new housing development. If agreed, this could bring around 29 much-needed new homes… read more … about New affordable homes proposed for Halifax>>

Local people are being invited to have their say on exciting plans for new homes in Illingworth, Ovenden and Mixenden, as part of Calderdale Council’s North Halifax Transformation Project. The Council is looking to develop three of its sites into around 250 modern, affordable homes to meet local needs. These could include homes which are… read more … about Have your say on housing plans for North Halifax>>

Plans for a new £13m community wellbeing development, that’s designed to reduce dependency on care services and maximise independence, will be displayed to the public tomorrow (Wednesday) as part of Sainsbury’s Carers Week. The event, held on June 12th at Sainsbury’s, Mill Lane, Brighouse, between 10am and 4pm, is a chance to learn more about… read more … about £13m community wellbeing plans to be revealed as part of Sainsbury’s Carers Week>>