Category Archives: Housing

The second stage of Local Plan examination hearings by an independent Planning Inspector will begin on Tuesday 6 October 2020. The Inspector is appointed by the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to consider a range of issues relating to the draft Local Plan, including housing, employment, transport, town… read more … about Local Plan reaches Second Stage>>

Calderdale Council

Two major infrastructure projects in Calderdale have received a funding boost from the Government’s Getting Building Fund. Calderdale Council will receive a share of the £52.6million awarded to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, to fund projects on the Park Road (A6025) in Elland and at Beech Hill, just outside Halifax Town Centre. Park Road is… read more … about Funding boost for Beech Hill and Park Road>>


The Young Persons’ Prevention and Support Service (YPASS) in Calderdale has been shortlisted in the Housing Heroes Awards. The service, managed by Horton Housing and commissioned by Calderdale Council, has been shortlisted in the ‘Frontline team of the Year’ (under 5,000 homes) category. The Housing Heroes Awards are national awards organised by Inside Housing and… read more … about Young persons’ homeless prevention service shortlisted for national award>>

YPASS team

Seven new affordable homes could be built in Brighouse if proposals to dispose of under-utilised land are approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Cabinet members will consider approving the sale of Council-owned land close to St. Andrews Junior School in Brighouse, for the delivery of new affordable homes. The site is well situated for local facilities… read more … about New site for affordable homes>>

Cllr Scullion

A development in Sowerby that has been named in memory of long-serving councillor Leslie Godfrey has now been completed. Godfrey Place on Rooley Lane, a partnership between Together Housing Group and Calderdale Council, was named after the late Leslie Godfrey, who died in 2018 at the age of 95. Nicknamed Mr Sowerby Bridge for his… read more … about Affordable housing scheme named in memory of Mr Sowerby Bridge>>

The official opening of Godfrey Place

A Halifax home that has been empty for 30 years could be brought back into use, as part of Calderdale Council’s continued work to reduce the number of empty properties across the borough. On Monday 2 December 2019, the Council’s Cabinet will discuss plans for 164 King Cross Road. Nobody has lived in the house… read more … about Proposal to bring long-term empty home back into use>>

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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