Category Archives: Regeneration

This Empty Homes Week (15-24 February), Calderdale Council is highlighting the ways in which it encourages and supports owners to bring new life into their empty properties. There are currently around 1700 empty properties in Calderdale. This figure has increased over the last 12 months, potentially due to planned work stalling due to the COVID… read more … about Support available to make an empty house a home>>

Empty homes week 2021

People are being invited to have their say on the latest designs for the proposed new £30 million-plus railway station in Halifax. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to transform Halifax Rail Station, improving the customer’s travel experience and providing a boost to the local economy. The latest design proposals, which… read more … about Are £30m-plus Halifax Rail Station plans just the ticket?>>

Halifax station

The progress of plans to transform Halifax town centre will be discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 7 December. The A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project is fully funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and aims to improve pedestrian and cycle access into and within Halifax town centre. It… read more … about Progressing plans for Halifax town centre scheme>>

Town centre

Work to transform Halifax town centre has reached another key milestone, following further approvals from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. At the meeting of the Combined Authority’s Investment Committee on Thursday 5 November, the A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project, received approval to move to the next stage of development. This means that Calderdale… read more … about Moving forward with plans to transform Halifax town centre>>

Town centre

At a crucial time for our economy and place, Calderdale Council is delighted to have appointed a new Director of Regeneration and Strategy, to lead on building a strong and resilient future for our towns and villages. Following an intense and highly competitive recruitment process with several excellent candidates, Shelagh O’Neill will take on the… read more … about Shelagh O’Neill appointed regeneration lead for Calderdale>>

Shelagh O'Neill

Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee approve application to replace existing bus station with new state-of-the-art facility Plans for a new £15.8 million Halifax Bus Station delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have been approved by members of Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee. The scheme will be delivered through Leeds City Region’s £317 million Transforming… read more … about Plans for £15.8 million Halifax Bus Station redevelopment given the green light>>

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People living in an area of Halifax are being asked for their views on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. The £1 million project, which is being delivered by Calderdale Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority is part of a “Streets for People” programme aimed at creating safe,… read more … about Making our streets greener and healthier>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

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>>


Ambitious plans to secure up to £25 million in funding for Todmorden have moved a step forward following the first meeting of the Todmorden Town Deal Board. Business and community representatives with a passion for seeing Todmorden flourish have been appointed to the Board, which will oversee a bid for funding from the Government’s multi-million-pound… read more … about Developing ambitious plans for Todmorden>>

Cllr Jane Scullion