Category Archives: Regeneration

The Brighouse Deal will put high-tech manufacturing at the heart of the town’s future by creating an Industry 4.0 Hub where small and medium sized businesses can explore how digital technology can improve their productivity and increase innovation. Calderdale College is leading the delivery of the project alongside the University of Huddersfield, Textile Centre of… read more … about Putting high-tech manufacturing at the heart of the future of Brighouse>>

Engineering at Calderdale College

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

Halifax was chosen as the venue for a major national conference on Friday 27 May 2022, highlighting Calderdale’s key part in the national debate on the role of towns in our economic recovery, levelling up and thought leadership. The Piece Hall Trust, Square Chapel Arts Centre and Calderdale Council worked together to host the final… read more … about Major conference puts Calderdale in national spotlight>>


Plans for a new, revitalised market at the heart of Brighouse have been revealed as part of the £19 million Brighouse Deal investment in the town due to be delivered over the next few years. The Brighouse Deal Board, made up of representatives from the town’s private and voluntary sector, community and residents’ groups, and… read more … about A new market at the heart of Brighouse as more plans for the £19 million investment are unveiled>>

Proposed Brighouse Market

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

Senior representatives visited the site to see the progress in the £16.5m regeneration programme ongoing in Beech Hill. A key milestone has been marked in the regeneration of Beech Hill as the first new affordable homes have reached roof height. Senior representatives from Esh Construction, Together Housing Group, Calderdale Council and Homes England met on… read more … about Significant progress made in project bringing 106 affordable homes to Halifax>>

The next steps to enable major investment into Brighouse and Todmorden to progress and to transform the towns, will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 28 March. In 2019, Brighouse and Todmorden won government support to receive a share of its £3.6 billion Towns Fund. The aim is to kickstart local regeneration… read more … about Next steps for Brighouse and Todmorden transformation>>

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

An exciting new venture will bring an unused historic building in Sowerby Bridge back to life, as work gets underway on its transformation. The stunning, Grade II listed ‘old Town Hall’ building on Town Hall Street will be revitalised, after standing empty for several years following the closure of the bank that was previously located… read more … about New lease of life for historic building>>

Local people are invited to have their say on proposals for a Park Ward Neighbourhood Plan, which would set out planning policies for future development in the area. Park Ward is a vibrant, multi-cultural area to the west of Halifax town centre and is home to around 16,000 people and approximately 250 businesses of all… read more … about Have your say on the future of development in Park ward>>

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