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Exciting developments are coming to Halifax and we want to let you know all about it!
Over the next few years, Halifax is set to benefit from more than £200m of investment from the Government, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Calderdale Council, to transform the town for future generations and support our economic recovery from COVID-19. The impressive plans will improve the look and feel of the town centre, with new facilities and modern infrastructure making it easier to travel in and around the town and better link with the wider area.
We’re proud that we have been able to secure unprecedented levels of funding to make our town an even better place for everyone. Join us on this exciting journey and find out more about how the Halifax you think you know is changing for the better!
Councillor Jane Scullion,Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Strategy
More than £200-million pounds of investment is coming to Halifax and we're putting it to work already.
Find out about everything that's happening in Halifax.
We're addressing the climate emergency, building new infrastructure for public transport, walking and cycling so that we can all travel in more sustainable ways.
Our aim is to be a net zero carbon economy by 2038. To do this we need to:
Reduce car trips by 21%
Increase cycling trips by 2000%
Increase walking trips by 78%
Increase bus journeys by 39%
Increase rail trips by 53%
We're building a place designed for people, somewhere you can stroll, shop and relax. We consult on all our proposals and we are listening. We want you to have your say.
We are designing in greener, faster, and easier ways to get around. Starting with a new bus station, plans include a new rail station and new and improved routes for cycling and walking.
We are proud of our historic landmarks in Halifax. We’re complementing our landmark architecture with new gateways, an iconic new station bridge and buildings you can be proud of.
We have a long term focus on regeneration, protecting our historic and cultural assets and encouraging growth, and attracting business and investment to Calderdale.
Annual economic benefit of £150m
Growing the Calderdale economy.
Job opportunities up by 2000
Improving job prospects in Halifax.
Economy boosted by £2.4b
Adding £2.4bn per year to the economy by the mid-2030s.
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