Category Archives: Transport

Following a review of parking charges across the borough, changes to existing charging hours and days are being made. There are no changes to actual parking tariffs and they continue to remain low compared to neighbouring boroughs. The existing charging hours in Halifax (short stay), Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and West Vale will be extended… read more … about Changes to parking in Calderdale>>

Parking sign

Services at Halifax Bus Station are set to change from next month (September) to enable construction work to start on a new £17.7 million state-of-the-art facility delivered by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in partnership with Calderdale Council. Alongside improved passenger facilities and better access to the town centre, plans for the new bus station… read more … about Halifax bus station to be transformed as £17.7million redevelopment starts>>

Halifax bus station

Plans are moving forward to develop a community rail partnership (CRP) along the Calder Valley line, to help improve access and use of local rail services. On Monday 7 June, members of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will consider proposals for the formation of a CRP which aims to bring together local groups and partners along the… read more … about Plans on track for Calder Valley Community Rail Partnership>>

Train line

People living in North Halifax and West Halifax are being asked for their views on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. The proposals, which are being developed by Calderdale Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, aim to create safe, healthy and more inclusive places where people choose to… read more … about Making our streets greener and healthier>>

West/North Halifax consultation

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

Work is taking place at the Ainleys facility in Elland, to allow for better access and the installation of additional safety measures.  From Monday 30 November work will take place to widen access at the facility, which includes Calderdale Council’s highways depot and Elland Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC).   The current main site entrance… read more … about Essential safety works at Elland facility>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

The first of Calderdale Council’s new electric fleet of vans has been introduced to the borough’s roads this week, supporting a reduction in harmful nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide emissions.   The Council has welcomed the first of 35 electric and hybrid vehicles, which will shortly replace old petrol and diesel ones.   The new… read more … about Wheels in motion for a zero carbon future>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Another milestone has been reached in plans to improve the A629 between Halifax and Huddersfield, with the appointment of the design contractors for Phase 4 of the scheme. Following a tender exercise, Mott MacDonald has been appointed to support the development of Phase 4 – a £25.9million project which is fully funded by the West… read more … about Moving forward with A629 improvement plans>>

Next Chapter

Time is running out for residents to have their say on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. In September 2020, Calderdale Council launched a survey to gather people’s views on a £1 million ‘Streets for People’ project focusing on Park ward, with Illingworth, Ovenden, Mixenden, Lee Mount and Pellon set to… read more … about Help to make our streets greener and healthier>>