Category Archives: Restoration

Work is progressing well on the refurbishment of Beechwood Road Library in Illingworth, near Halifax, with reopening events planned for Monday 20 December 2021. Extensive repair work has been taking place at the library, which was built in the 1930s. The work has involved major upgrades to both the interior and exterior of the building… read more … about New chapter for Beechwood Road Library>>

Beechwood Road library

Over 200 people enjoyed celebrations to mark the reopening of Todmorden Town Hall ballroom, following extensive refurbishment.  The ballroom was officially reopened by the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Chris Pillai and the Mayor of Todmorden, Cllr Patricia Taylor, with both commenting on the impressive new décor. The new look for the Town Hall is part… read more … about Having a ball at Todmorden Town Hall>>

Todmorden Town Hall ballroom

The newly refurbished ballroom at Todmorden Town Hall is ready to welcome guests, with a special opening event being held on Sunday 24 October. The ballroom will be officially reopened by the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Chris Pillai and the Mayor of Todmorden, Cllr Patricia Taylor. Everyone is invited to visit the Town Hall between… read more … about Open invitation for ballroom event>>

Todmorden Town Hall ballroom

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>>

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People in Calderdale are invited to have their say on exciting proposals to revitalise Elland town centre. Along with Halifax, Elland is one of the towns to progress to the second phase of the government’s multi-million Future High Streets fund, aimed at transforming high streets across the country. Calderdale Council, with support from Bond Bryan… read more … about Have your say on the vision for Elland town centre>>

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

Work will soon begin on a major improvement project to transform Elland Library. As part of Calderdale Council’s continued investment in its library service, a £1.75 million programme of refurbishment is taking place at Elland Library, transforming the building into a community hub providing a range of services. Work will include a full internal refurbishment… read more … about Creating a 21st Century library for Elland>>

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Local people are invited to have their say on exciting plans for proposed improvements in Elland town centre. Elland is one of the oldest settlements in Calderdale and it has a number of positives as a town, with high-quality historic buildings and a variety of independent retailers. However, there are also a number of areas… read more … about Have your say on exciting plans for Elland>>

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Repairs to Halifax Borough Market are well under way, with much of the building currently covered in scaffolding. Over 80% of the chimneys have been repointed and repaired where necessary as part of the £500,000 investment to restore the Market Street façade. Each window on the Market Street facade has been checked, stripped and repaired… read more … about Restoring the beauty of the Borough Market>>

Borough Market