Category Archives: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Work is underway to prepare the area around the Calder and Hebble junction, enabling work to commence on phase 1b of the A629 improvement project. This complex phase of the A629 project, which is believed to be the largest individual civil engineering project ever undertaken by Calderdale Council, focuses on the key areas of Huddersfield… read more … about Preparation work begins on latest phase of A629 project>>

A629 phase 1b

Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living or working along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share further feedback to help inform plans for infrastructure investment. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees councils, on plans… read more … about Help shape plans for the A641>>

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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

West Yorkshire’s £1.8 billion devolution deal is set to move a step closer, as Calderdale Council’s Cabinet discuss the next stage of the parliamentary process to put it into law. The West Yorkshire devolution deal aims to enable more decisions to be made locally, more investment for the things that matter to local people, and… read more … about Next steps for West Yorkshire devolution deal>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Homes and businesses in Calderdale could benefit from faster and more reliable broadband connections, following national investment to deliver ultrafast, full fibre infrastructure. Digital infrastructure company, CityFibre Ltd has announced a multi-million pound investment to roll out full fibre infrastructure in and around Halifax, Sowerby Bridge and Elland, providing coverage to around 45,000 properties. Full… read more … about Multi-million investment brings broadband boost for borough>>

Cllr Dacre

Schools around Calderdale have welcomed some bright new additions this term. Ten schools in the borough have had colourful new cycle and/or scooter storage installed to support and encourage active travel and complement the School Streets(external link) initiative. Calderdale Council is working with schools to encourage more active ways for children and young people to… read more … about New opportunities to scoot or cycle to school>>

Withinfields School storage

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>>

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Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee approve application to replace existing bus station with new state-of-the-art facility Plans for a new £15.8 million Halifax Bus Station delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have been approved by members of Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee. The scheme will be delivered through Leeds City Region’s £317 million Transforming… read more … about Plans for £15.8 million Halifax Bus Station redevelopment given the green light>>

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