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.

This website will tell you everything you need to know about what’s happening, where and when. You can also sign up for updates and be the first to know about our new schemes.  



Proposals for a Halifax Town Centre District Heat Network.

District Heat is a proven technology which is currently undergoing a renaissance in the UK thanks to national policy support. Initial work on a system for Halifax has returned encouraging  signs that this low carbon system could be deployed alongside other projects to support our historic buildings and help our local economy.

24th January, 2018

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Elland's Next Chapter

Starting with the ambition for a new railway station in Elland, the next few years will see massive investment and opportunity in the historic town. Senior business leaders and local stakeholders were invited to shape the future of Elland at a unique breakfast event on the 29th September 2017.

Please  check out our YouTube video summarising the event -

17th October, 2017

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Halifax town centre (A629 Phase 2) scheme moves a step forward

The major upgrade to the town centre (A629 Phase 2) is one part of the Council’s work to reduce congestion on the A629 route between Halifax and Huddersfield and to boost the local economy, under the West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund programme.

Councilor Barry Collins, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, said: “Halifax is already seeing ground-breaking development, including the transformed Piece Hall and Square Chapel, the new Central Library and Archives and the upcoming university business centre.

25th September, 2017

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