Category Archives: Regeneration

Plans to transform travel and public spaces in and around Halifax town centre are moving forward, with Calderdale Council appointing the construction contractor to carry out the works.  The A629 Phase 2 Halifax town centre scheme is an ambitious regeneration project which is fully funded through the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund…. read more … about Contractor appointed for major Halifax town centre improvements>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Ambitious, multi-million-pound investment to support development in south east Calderdale is being discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 12 February 2024. Members will consider proposals for significant investment to enable new sustainable growth opportunities in and around Brighouse, which will support the delivery of the Local Plan for Calderdale. New garden… read more … about Supporting a thriving future in south east Calderdale>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Plans are progressing for the transformation of George Square and George Street in Halifax into a thriving destination where people can spend more time. As part of the regeneration of Halifax town centre, Calderdale Council is planning to create a new public square, events space and greener area in George Square and George Street. The… read more … about Plans shape up for square in Halifax>>

Visual showing how George Square/George Street could look

Christmas is in full swing at Halifax Borough Market, marking the end of a year of great progress towards the Victorian building’s transformation. Calderdale Council has launched a Christmas campaign to encourage people to shop locally and visit the market for a unique festive experience. There are independent stalls selling a variety of gifts and… read more … about Merry and bright at Halifax Borough Market>>

Historic clock inside Halifax Borough Market

Feedback from local people and organisations is being used to help shape plans to improve walking and cycling provision in north and west Halifax. Calderdale Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, is working on two projects which focus on a number of changes to roads and facilities around the areas of north… read more … about Feedback shapes improvements in north and west Halifax>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Plans have been revealed for new, improved playground facilities near the lower site of Ash Green Community Primary School in Mixenden, Halifax, and local people are being asked to share their thoughts. The existing play area on Sunnybank Road in Mixenden is due to be upgraded with proposals for new equipment including swings, slides, climbing… read more … about Funding of over £100,000 set to transform play facilities in Mixenden>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

A bus station in West Yorkshire has won a prestigious award at a ceremony in Leeds. Halifax Bus Station was one of three West Yorkshire schemes shortlisted for the Chartered Institute for Highways and Transportation Awards, Yorkshire & the Humber 2023. The facility, which boasts a state of the art “green roof”, won in the… read more … about Halifax Bus Station recognised with green award>>

Drone shot of the new Halifax Bus Station

Plans for a new, revitalised market at the heart of Brighouse have moved forward as part of the £19.1 million investment in the town centre. Following the three-week engagement process in the summer by Calderdale Council and the Brighouse Town Deal Board, the design of the distinctive new market building has been finalised, a planning… read more … about Milestone for Brighouse Town Deal as plans progress for new market>>

Think you know Halifax? An event at the Borough Market will showcase how the town is being transformed thanks to unprecedented investment. It’s a chance for local people to see how their experience of Halifax will be changing for the better, and to get involved in the conversation about its vibrant and sustainable future. At… read more … about Event invites people to share ambitions for Halifax town centre>>