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Think you know Halifax? Think again. That’s the message from Calderdale Council’s new campaign to showcase over £200 million of investment in Halifax. It’s an ambitious and inspiring time, with unprecedented investment into buildings, landmarks, travel and infrastructure across the whole town over the next decade. The Council wants people to get excited about the… read more … about Think you know Halifax?>>

A629 Phase 2 - Halifax town centre

As discussions at COP26 this week focus on driving the global transition to zero emission transport, Calderdale Council is reflecting on its own progress to reduce transport emissions and meet ambitious net zero targets. Road transport accounts for 10% of global emissions, and its emissions are rising faster than those of any other sector. COP26… read more … about Supporting a gear change to reduce transport emissions>>

Zero carbon Calderdale

Local people are being invited to find out more and have their say about plans for the fourth phase of the A629 improvement programme between Halifax and Huddersfield. The project is funded by over £25million from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund and complements the work of the other stages of the… read more … about Have your say on planned walking and cycling improvements between Halifax and Huddersfield>>

Walking and cycling

Calderdale Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, is asking for feedback on plans to improve walking and cycling journeys in north and west Halifax. Improvements to options for making trips on foot, bicycle, scooter or bus are planned for areas to the north and west of Halifax town centre. This includes the… read more … about Have your say on plans to improve walking and cycling in north and west Halifax>>

Nursery Lane

Major work to create premium office and retail space in Halifax town centre, attracting investment and increasing footfall, is nearing completion. 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 remaining space has been developed… read more … about Flagship development of existing Northgate site to transform future of Halifax>>

Northgate House

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>>

Next Chapter

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

A new multi-million pound state-of-the-art swimming pool and leisure centre for Halifax has moved a step closer to reality after the Council submitted the planning application for the new building. The brand-new complex on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre, will help to improve the health and wellbeing of Calderdale’s residents by… read more … about Planning for our new leisure centre>>