Category Archives: Regeneration

An update on the progress made and future steps being taken to support an exciting future for North Halifax, is being presented to Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The communities of North Halifax are on the outskirts of Halifax and made up of the wards of Ovenden and Illingworth and Mixenden. These distinct neighbourhoods represent a significant… read more … about Developing and delivering a strategic plan for North Halifax>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Ambitious projects in Sowerby Bridge are progressing well as part of the £2 million programme to revitalise the high street. The Old Town Hall and the Fire & Water complex are two of the key schemes benefiting from £2 million from the Government’s High Streets Heritage Action Zone programme. The national programme is a £95… read more … about Significant progress made to transform historic Sowerby Bridge high street>>

Raj Panesar (MD of 22 The Square) inside the Old Town Hall in Sowerby Bridge

Todmorden Town Deal Board is pleased to confirm that Full Business Cases for all eight Town Deal projects have now been submitted to Government for final approval for funding from the £17.5M allocated to Todmorden’s Town Investment Plan. The business cases submitted to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, show how each project… read more … about All eight Full Business Cases submitted to Government for final approval for funding from Todmorden Town Deal’s £17.5M allocation>>

Work is progressing as part of a major road improvement programme which is set to improve journey times, reduce congestion and support active travel. The A646/A6033 and the A58/A672 Corridor Improvement Programme is being delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. It aims to address long-standing issues with congestion, especially at peak times,… read more … about Improvements continue on two key routes in Calderdale>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney

Brighouse is set to be transformed with a more welcoming town centre, new market building and investment in manufacturing, skills and jobs, with the green light given to ambitious plans put forward to Government. The proposals that make up The Brighouse Deal have now been approved by Ministers, which unlocks the £19.1 million funding that… read more … about £19.1 million Brighouse Deal plans approved by government>>

Work to transform Elland town centre, making it more attractive and improving amenities for people who live, work or visit the town, is moving forward, with planning applications for some of the improvements due to be submitted this autumn. Over £6million of funding from the Future High Streets Fund is set to transform the centre… read more … about Moving forward with exciting plans for Elland>>

Artist's impression of improvements to Southgate in Elland

A pioneering housing and regeneration partnership scheme in Halifax has won a prestigious regional award. The Beech Hill housing project just outside Halifax town centre was named Residential Development of the Year (in the ‘more than 100 homes’ category) at the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2022 on Thursday 22 September. Calderdale Council’s flagship Northgate… read more … about Top award for Beech Hill transformation>>

Team involved in Beech Hill project on stage with award

Calderdale Council is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the opening of Halifax Central Library and Archives. The bright and modern facility in the centre of Halifax was officially opened on 9 September 2017 by the writer and architectural historian, Dr Jonathan Foyle, in the presence of the Mayor of Calderdale at the time, Cllr Ferman… read more … about Happy birthday to Halifax Central Library and Archives>>

Central Library

A major new document showing how Calderdale Council will improve life for residents, businesses and visitors at a time of significant challenge, will be discussed at its next Cabinet meeting. On Monday 12 September, Cabinet Members will be asked to approve Calderdale Council’s Corporate Plan 2022-2024. The plan outlines how the Council, together with other… read more … about A plan to make life in Calderdale better for all>>

Cllr Jane Scullion