Published: 27th Jun 2019

Kirklees Council has published the details of a £250million blueprint to transform Huddersfield town centre into a ‘thriving, modern-day’ environment. The Huddersfield Blueprint focuses on regenerating six key areas in the town centre – Station Gateway, St Peter’s, Kingsgate and King Street, New Street, the civic quarter and a new ‘cultural heart’ section. According to the local authority, it will look at delivering five key objectives for Huddersfield’s town centre – a vibrant culture, art, leisure and nightlife offer, thriving businesses, a great place to live, improved access and enhanced public spaces. A number of plans have been drawn up for each area, with a focus on bringing some ofHuddersfield’s historic buildings back into use, supporting new and existing businesses and introducing more homes to the town centre. The plans also look at making access easier through redesigned streets and footpaths as well as greener and cleaner family-focussed public spaces … (To read the full article, subscribe below)