Category Archives: Next Chapter

Local people can join the conversation on how the streets where they live, work or travel could be improved in the Skircoat area of Calderdale. Calderdale Council has launched a new survey to listen to residents’ views on how their experience of walking, cycling and spending time in the streets around Skircoat could be made… read more … about Your streets, your views>>

Calderdale logo

Plans are on track to improve Halifax Rail Station and the surrounding area, with feedback from a recent consultation being used to shape the project. Calderdale Council, in partnership with Network Rail, is developing plans to transform the station building and improve access and its facilities. The £30million-plus project, which is being funded by the… read more … about Station plans on the right track>>

Halifax station proposed exterior

Work has started on a major road improvement programme, set to improve journey times, reduce congestion and support active travel on and around one of the busiest routes in Calderdale. The A646/A6033 Corridor Improvement Programme is being delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and aims to address long-standing issues with congestion, especially… read more … about Transforming travel around Todmorden>>

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

Planning is underway for safer and healthier streets around three schools in Calderdale, and local people are invited to share their thoughts. Calderdale Council is planning to reduce traffic and build a safe, healthy and attractive environment for people of all ages to walk, cycle, rest and play in the streets around Ash Green Community… read more … about Have your say on safer, greener and healthier streets>>

Ash Green School proposals

Work to transform the Northgate development in Halifax town centre has now finished, revealing modern new office and retail spaces and an improved public courtyard area. The Northgate development has seen the transformation of the former central library and Council offices. The library section opened as Trinity Sixth Form Academy in September 2020 and the… read more … about Work on major Northgate development now complete>>

Northgate House, Halifax

Ground surveys are taking place in and around Brighouse to help inform the further development of improvement plans for the A641. The A641 is a key route through Brighouse and connects Huddersfield and Bradford; on an average day it carries around 38,000 vehicles. A number of transport related issues are currently experienced on the road,… read more … about Works taking place to inform designs for A641 improvement scheme>>

Ground scanning work

Work has begun on the most significant phase of demolition works of the former Punchbowl pub building at Salterhebble, outside Halifax, as part of phase 1b of the A629 corridor improvement programme. The pub has been closed, and the building empty, for many years and was in poor condition, both inside and out. The building… read more … about Knockout for Punchbowl>>

Punchbowl demolition

Work will soon begin on the exciting, new leisure centre in Halifax – with this multi-million pound investment bringing state-of-the-art facilities to the borough. Calderdale Council is investing in the development of a new leisure centre and swimming pool on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre, bringing top-class, combined facilities to Calderdale’s… read more … about Council ready to move with new leisure facility>>

Plans to transform Halifax rail station are moving forward and Calderdale Council is asking for people’s feedback on the £30 million-plus West Yorkshire Combined Authority funded scheme. Halifax rail station is one of the busiest in the region, but currently has few facilities and poor accessibility. To ensure the station is fit for modern travel… read more … about Have your say on exciting plans to transform Halifax rail station>>