Published: 23rd Sep 2020

Kirklees Council has agreed to invest £100m to help bring regeneration plans for both Huddersfield and Dewsbury town centres to life. Cabinet members agreed last week to invest up to £75m to deliver a number of projects in Huddersfield. These include a new Sound Space music venue, improvement works to the public realm, a new multi-storey car park at Market Hall, repair works to the George Hotel which will become a new National Rugby League Museum, refurbishment of shopfronts and more. And councillors have also allocated £26m to projects in Dewsbury. The money will help to deliver the refurbishment of Dewsbury Arcade which the council has now purchased, public realm and shopfront improvements, public art projects, help to refurbish the library building, new street lighting and more. The council will continue developing these projects and work will also continue to plan other significant regeneration plans for both towns. Kirklees Council published its … (To read the full article, subscribe below)