Category Archives: Roads and Highways

Kirklees Council in collaboration with Calderdale Council have hired contractors to resurface the A62 Leeds Road. This scheme will run between Bradley Road traffic lights and Stocks Bank Road. The resurfacing is due to start Monday 11 October with the council currently estimating that the works will take between six to eight weeks to deliver…. read more … about Resurfacing the A62 Leeds Road>>


Updated plans as part of work to transform Halifax town centre will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. 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 also includes an upgrade… read more … about Progressing plans for town centre transformation>>

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A new policy to introduce restrictions around the use of advertising boards on public footways, is being presented to Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Concerns have been raised by local groups about the use of free-standing advertising ‘A-boards’ on pavements in Calderdale town centres and the dangers they can pose, particularly for wheelchair and pushchair users, as… read more … about Safely sharing space in our towns>>


Summer may not yet be over, but Calderdale Council is busy preparing for its winter service, with plans being made to accommodate the salt required to grit roads as necessary.  The Council’s winter service runs from October to April each year. During this period conditions are monitored 24 hours a day and decisions made on… read more … about Preparing for winter with temporary salt storage site>>

Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living, working or travelling along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share feedback on a shortlist of plans to improve infrastructure and connections on the route. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with… read more … about Help shape final plans for A641 improvements>>


Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the electricity network that powers everyday life for 8 million people across 3.9 million homes and businesses in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire, is starting a £200,000 investment programme to improve the reliability and resilience of the electricity network serving Sowerby Bridge. Starting in mid-July 2021, the… read more … about Northern Powergrid to begin £200k investment to improve the electricity network serving Sowerby Bridge>>

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