Category Archives: Regeneration

Exciting plans for improvements in Halifax town centre have taken a step forward as the planning application for the project has now been submitted. 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… read more … about Step forward in town centre transformation>>

Market Street

Saturday 22 September is the last in a series of drop-in events for people to find out more about Calderdale Council’s planned improvements to the local road network. The event also offers a chance to see initial ideas for a Sowerby Bridge ‘masterplan’. The event at Sowerby Bridge Market runs from 10am – 2pm and… read more … about Designs on display for Sowerby Bridge masterplan>>

Cllr Barry Collins

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

Yorkshire Day 2017 – what a day, and what a year it’s been since! Wednesday 1 August 2018 – Yorkshire Day – marks one year since The Piece Hall reopened after its remarkable transformation. The Piece Hall project has transformed one of Britain’s most significant heritage buildings into an outstanding international destination, which is having… read more … about The incredible impacts of the Piece Hall transformation>>

Piece Hall

Ambitious plans to breathe new life into Halifax’s Grade II* listed Victorian Borough Market are being developed by Calderdale Council. Following a public consultation earlier this year, the Council is considering a range of options which could include Sunday trading, later opening hours and night-time trading, to attract regular and new visitors to the market…. read more … about New vision for Halifax Borough Market>>

Exciting plans to transform the Northgate site in Halifax town centre have moved a step closer. Calderdale Council’s vision is to create a mixed-use development on the site, including a new sixth form centre and a range of retail, commercial or residential units. This will help achieve the Vision 2024 for Calderdale to be a… read more … about Milestones for Northgate development>>

People are being asked to show their love for the outstanding Piece Hall transformation, by voting for the project in the prestigious National Lottery Awards 2018. There’s just over a week of public voting to go in the annual search for the UK’s favourite National Lottery-funded projects. The Piece Hall transformation is the only West… read more … about Vote for the Piece Hall transformation!>>

Halifax project, The Piece Hall Transformation, is appealing for votes after reaching the finals of the National Lottery Awards – the annual search for the UK’s favourite National Lottery-funded projects. The Piece Hall Transformation is competing in the Best Heritage Project category.  The project beat off stiff competition from over 700 organisations to reach the… read more … about Halifax in the running for prestigious National Lottery award>>

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>>