Category Archives: Roads and Highways

A new rapid charging point for electric vehicles has been installed in North Bridge car park, Halifax, and is ready to use. A second charger, in the town’s High Street car park, is due to follow soon. This is part of a collaboration between West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield councils,… read more … about New electric charging points installed in Calderdale>>

Electric charging point in North Bridge car park

Changes to the on-street parking charges in Brighouse town centre are being considered by Calderdale councillors. In July 2018, changes were introduced to tariffs for on-street spaces in Brighouse with a free period for a 30 minutes followed by a 20p charge for the next 30 minutes, to a maximum stay of one hour. These… read more … about Review of on-street parking charges in Brighouse town centre>>


Essential maintenance work is taking place on the B6112 in Stainland, requiring scheduled road closures. Calderdale Council is to carry out work on Stainland Road from the junction with Bowling Green Road in Stainland, through Sowood to the Kirklees boundary in Outlane. The work is due to start on Wednesday 25 September and involves the… read more … about Scheduled road closures on Stainland Road>>


Joint press release from the Environment Agency, West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and Calderdale Council Work is starting to construct a temporary highway and walkway through the forecourt of Mytholmroyd fire station to divert vehicles and pedestrians so that vital flood defence works can continue safely. The temporary diversion is needed to enable connections… read more … about Business as usual for Mytholmroyd’s emergency fire service during highway diversion for vital flood works>>

Revised proposals for the A629 Halifax town centre project are being presented to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. 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 with funding from the… read more … about Next steps for town centre project>>

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Members of our building control and emergency planning teams remain on site following the mill fire at the former Walkley Clogs factory on Burnley Road, Hebden Bridge. The Council is working with partner organisations to investigate and support the building owner to ensure that the building is safe. Burnley Road remains fully closed to vehicles,… read more … about Response to building fire in Hebden Bridge>>


Calderdale Council is looking to declare an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) on the A58 at New Bank, Halifax. In order to inform the Council’s ongoing work to tackle air pollution and support the continued fight against climate change, air quality is regularly monitored across the borough. This monitoring has identified that levels of Nitrogen… read more … about Taking action to tackle air pollution>>

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