Category Archives: Housing

Sixteen new family homes could be built on three disused sites if proposals are agreed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet.  The Cabinet will consider the proposals which, if agreed, would make the sites available for development to provide much needed new homes in the borough.  Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Planning, Housing and Environment, Cllr Daniel… read more … about Affordable new homes proposed for surplus sites>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Horton Housing’s service for young people in Calderdale who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness has moved to new, bigger premises. A large derelict building on the outskirts of Halifax has been redeveloped as a result of a partnership between Chartford Housing, Homes England and Calderdale Council. The refurbished building has 14 units of… read more … about New location for young people’s homeless service in Calderdale>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Calderdale families are benefiting from seven new affordable homes on Hopwood Lane in Halifax. Calderdale Council and Connect Housing worked together to provide the much-needed family homes for affordable rent, which are part-funded through the Homes England Affordable Homes Programme. The houses were completed in March 2018 and families moved in from April. Since then,… read more … about New homes make a difference to Calderdale families>>

Regeneration of the Beech Hill area of Halifax could soon move a step forward, as Calderdale Council’s Cabinet is set to discuss the first phase of works. Calderdale Council and Together Housing are working on the transformation as part of the Calderdale Together Investment Partnership, which aims to deliver up to 650 affordable homes for… read more … about Next steps for Beech Hill regeneration>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Twenty-six new affordable homes are planned for two rural communities in Calderdale. Walsden will see six new bungalows for independent living, designed to provide suitable homes for local older people. A further proposal for 20 new houses for Hebden Bridge, to be let at affordable rents, is set to be submitted for planning at the… read more … about New affordable homes to help our countryside thrive>>

Three tower blocks in Calderdale, which have stood empty for over 10 years, are to be demolished as part of plans to invest in a key area in Halifax. Earlier this year, Together Housing Group submitted an outline planning application to build family homes on the Beech Hill estate site, currently occupied by Cobden Court,… read more … about Beech Hill flats to be demolished after standing empty for over 10 years>>

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Calderdale’s draft Local Plan is on the brink of publication following approval at an Extraordinary Council meeting last night (Thursday). The ambitious plan identifies sites for around 9500 new homes and areas for economic growth over the next 15 years, supporting the Council’s Vision 2024 to make Calderdale a place where people want to live,… read more … about Green light for Calderdale’s Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

A £6.5 million project to strengthen the hillside, improve drainage and boost flood resilience at Scout Road in Mytholmroyd is now complete. The Boxing Day 2015 floods caused a landslip which blocked Scout Road and led to the temporary relocation of Scout Road Academy and the evacuation of nearly 20 homes for safety reasons. As… read more … about Major works now complete on Scout Road flood recovery scheme>>

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