Category Archives: Next Chapter

Revised proposals for the A629 Halifax town centre project are being presented to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. The major upgrade to the town centre is one part of the Council’s work to reduce congestion on the A629 route between Halifax and Huddersfield and to boost the local economy with funding from the… read more … about Next steps for town centre project>>

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Local businesses in Halifax have been visiting the former office building, Northgate House and the adjoining Central Library, as the transformation of both buildings starts to take shape. As part of the wider transformation of Halifax, Calderdale Council is renovating its vacant former office building, Northgate House, to provide more than 40,000 square foot of… read more … about Progress at Northgate House>>

Northgate House businesses

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet has approved proposals for a state-of-the-art leisure centre in Halifax. As part of Calderdale’s Next Chapter, plans are in place for a new combined swimming pool and leisure facility on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax. As well as a modern gym, pool and sports hall/dance studio… read more … about Step forward for new leisure centre>>

Plans for the fourth project in the £120m, A629 improvement programme between Halifax and Huddersfield are moving forward, following approvals by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee.  The project complements the work of the other stages of the A629 scheme being delivered by Calderdale and Kirklees Councils, through improvements to walking, cycling and bus… read more … about Next steps for A629 programme>>

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Calderdale Council is continuing to invest in its workforce to support the delivery of the borough’s many regeneration projects. Calderdale is going through a period of major transformation, with unprecedented investment opportunities in the borough. However, the Council has struggled in recent years to recruit staff with the required skills to deliver these major projects,… read more … about Growing our own to support major projects>>

Northgate visit GOO

Plans are progressing for the proposed new business park in Clifton near Brighouse, as the planning application for the project has now been submitted. Creation of a business park on the site at Clifton is a long-standing ambition of the Council. The submission of the planning application is the next step in transforming the site to… read more … about Step forward for Clifton Business Park>>

Planning permission has now been granted for the next phase of the £120 million, A629 improvement programme, which will see work take place around the Calder and Hebble junction.  The A629 is a key route through the borough and the planned major upgrade will provide a 30% reduction in journey times, make bus journeys quicker… read more … about Green light for Calder and Hebble junction project>>

Calder & Hebble

A team from Calderdale Council and Jackson Civil Engineering were Highly Commended in the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards. The partnership was nominated in the ‘Project of the Year over £2 million’ category for the Salterhebble phase of the A629 project, and received the prestigious Highly Commended rating. The project… read more … about Award success for Salterhebble project>>

New, eye-catching bike racks are appearing around Halifax town centre, as part of cycle-friendly measures across the borough. Calderdale Council and the Halifax Business Improvement District (BID) have worked together to commission four new cycle storage facilities in the town. The colourful storage racks each have space for up to eight bikes and will be… read more … about New cycle stores for Halifax>>

Bike rack