WEBSITE: Calderdale Investment & Change

Calderdale is about to be transformed. Building on its heritage, its fine architecture, vibrant business sector and strong communities, the next chapter for Calderdale will see major investments in transport, public spaces and business premises.

Halifax, the largest town in Calderdale, is the focus for the first phase of work. Over the next few years many significant projects will improve this historic town, thanks to over £150 million investment.

A new website – – has been launched to tell you everything you need to know about what’s happening, where and when.

Here are a few of their latest news items with links to the complete stories:


Opportunity to relieve congestion in Brighouse whilst facilitating job creation and housing.

The Clifton New Employment Site took a step forward when it was assigned as an Enterprise Zone in 2015, and the subsequent development of ideas to maximise this designation has now provided the data to submit a bid for £4.5M of Department of Transport funding.Calderdale Council has made the case for a road across the Employment Site to relieve congestion at the A643/A644 roundabout whilst providing improved access to the employment land on either side of the proposed road and increased capacity for a garden suburb in the surrounding district (Subject to the new Local Plan). Read more

Halifax Town Centre Improvements – Public Information Event.

A public information event has been organised for:Tuesday 18th July 2017 4-7pm at Halifax Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax, HX1 1UN Read more

The Piece Hall to re-open on Yorkshire Day

The Piece Hall in Halifax will re-open its gates to the public on Tuesday 1 August 2017 after the completion of Calderdale Council’s multi-million pound transformation programme, which includes support of £7million from The National Lottery. At 10am on Yorkshire Day the bell above the west gate will be rung to echo the first day of trading at The Piece Hall on 1 January 1779. Read more
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