‘This £2m programme is part of our wider generation approach to the area'
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In addition, the council has said it will also relocate 750 of its own employees into the town to further boost the local economy.
‘We want people to buy a house just to live there, it’s like buying a pair of shoes, you do so because you want to own a pair of shoes, not because you want to make a profit.'
'Our local centres are all unique and face different challenges to ensure they remain attractive and sustainable.'
'It will bring jobs, it will bring investment and more than anything, it will bring people from all over the region to Wakefield for their entertainment.'
'Its homes will be precision engineered in order to make them energy efficient, great to live in, and better for the environment than traditional homes.'
'Re-purposing historic buildings will help to improve perceptions of this part of the city and encourage businesses to locate into the city centre. '
'The truth is there isn't sufficient affordable housing in the city, we don't have enough options available within our council housing stock and we need to maintain the quality of tenants' existing homes.'
'The development will create a high-tech centre of excellence for the UK rail industry.'
‘The Old Town Hall is a significant part of our city’s history.'