Category Archives: Next Chapter

Ground surveys are taking place in and around Brighouse to help inform the further development of improvement plans for the A641. 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 Works taking place to inform designs for A641 improvement scheme>>

Ground scanning work

Work has begun on the most significant phase of demolition works of the former Punchbowl pub building at Salterhebble, outside Halifax, as part of phase 1b of the A629 corridor improvement programme. The pub has been closed, and the building empty, for many years and was in poor condition, both inside and out. The building… read more … about Knockout for Punchbowl>>

Punchbowl demolition

Work will soon begin on the exciting, new leisure centre in Halifax – with this multi-million pound investment bringing state-of-the-art facilities to the borough. Calderdale Council is investing in the development of a new leisure centre and swimming pool on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre, bringing top-class, combined facilities to Calderdale’s… read more … about Council ready to move with new leisure facility>>

Plans to transform Halifax rail station are moving forward and Calderdale Council is asking for people’s feedback on the £30 million-plus West Yorkshire Combined Authority funded scheme. Halifax rail station is one of the busiest in the region, but currently has few facilities and poor accessibility. To ensure the station is fit for modern travel… read more … about Have your say on exciting plans to transform Halifax rail station>>

Think you know Halifax? Think again. That’s the message from Calderdale Council’s new campaign to showcase over £200 million of investment in Halifax. It’s an ambitious and inspiring time, with unprecedented investment into buildings, landmarks, travel and infrastructure across the whole town over the next decade. The Council wants people to get excited about the… read more … about Think you know Halifax?>>

A629 Phase 2 - Halifax town centre

As discussions at COP26 this week focus on driving the global transition to zero emission transport, Calderdale Council is reflecting on its own progress to reduce transport emissions and meet ambitious net zero targets. Road transport accounts for 10% of global emissions, and its emissions are rising faster than those of any other sector. COP26… read more … about Supporting a gear change to reduce transport emissions>>

Zero carbon Calderdale

Local people are being invited to find out more and have their say about plans for the fourth phase of the A629 improvement programme between Halifax and Huddersfield. The project is funded by over £25million from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund and complements the work of the other stages of the… read more … about Have your say on planned walking and cycling improvements between Halifax and Huddersfield>>

Walking and cycling

Calderdale Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, is asking for feedback on plans to improve walking and cycling journeys in north and west Halifax. Improvements to options for making trips on foot, bicycle, scooter or bus are planned for areas to the north and west of Halifax town centre. This includes the… read more … about Have your say on plans to improve walking and cycling in north and west Halifax>>

Nursery Lane

Major work to create premium office and retail space in Halifax town centre, attracting investment and increasing footfall, is nearing completion. The Northgate development has seen the transformation of the former central library and Council offices. The library section opened as Trinity Sixth Form Academy in September 2020 and the remaining space has been developed… read more … about Flagship development of existing Northgate site to transform future of Halifax>>

Northgate House