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MP to defend Core Strategy intervention


Shipley MP Philip Davies will speak to Bradford Property Forum on Wed 5 April. Mr Davies has agreed to speak after being approached by West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.  He will speak about his views on Bradford’s Local Plan, the Core Strategy. Never afraid to speak his mind, the MP has upset many businesses in the property sector

Written on February 14, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in Events, Local News, News, Residential

Property panel faces tough tasks

  Bradford Council’s Regeneration Director addressed a property audience recently. Mike Cowlam presented to the city’s Property Forum (22 Nov 2016), along with Estates & Property Assistant Director Ben Middleton, with both facing tough questions from the 60-plus audience.  Employment land, housing, Northern Powerhouse Rail and specific city centre regeneration sites were all covered in a Q&A panel session that

Written on December 1, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in City Centre Regeneration, Events, Local News, News

Next Event – Tues 22 Nov 2016

BPF at Yorkshire Building Society

Bradford Property Forum – Tuesday 22 November 2016 Where: Exa Networks, 100 Bolton Road, Bradford BD1 4DE (public parking on adjacent site) When:  8 – 9.45am, Tuesday 22 November 2016 Who: Mike Cowlam, Strategic Director for Regeneration, and Ben Middleton, Assistant Director for Estates & Property, Bradford Council What: Hear the latest progress reports on some of the key sites

Written on November 1, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in City Centre Regeneration, Events

Economic Briefing with YBS, 6 Sep


Bradford Property Forum & Professionals’ Network Annual Economic Briefing with Yorkshire Building Society Tues 6 September;  7.30 – 9am @ YBS, Rooley Lane, Bradford BD5 8LJ This annual event hosted by ‘the Yorkshire’ and open to members of BPF & BPN will hear from YBS Chief Economist Andrew McPhillips on the state of the region’s economy.  The event will also

Written on August 11, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in Events, News

House-builders’ Event: Wakefield, 25 Feb


An event in Wakefield for small and medium-sized house-builders takes place later this month. The event will include: – Information on new support to help you unlock stuck sites – Feedback from a local housebuilder on how the Council helped his company bring forward development – Expert speakers on key challenges for small and medium sized companies – Information from the Homes &

Written on February 9, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in Events, News, Residential