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Mon 6 Nov: Council big hitters in the spotlight

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Bradford Council’s big hitters are to speak to a joint Property Forum-Professionals’ Network audience in Bradford. Businesses have the opportunity to hear first-hand about plans for economic growth, regeneration and other issues likely to affect future prosperity across the District, aswell as being able to tell the local authority representatives about their issues. On Monday 6 November, 5-7pm, at the

Written on October 12, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in City Centre Regeneration, Commercial, Events, Local News, Residential

Conditioning House – plans submitted

Conditioning House

Plans to redevelop one of Bradford’s most iconic buildings has taken another step forward. Conditioning House, which stands on land between Canal Road and Forster Square Retail Park, was bought by developer, the Priestley Group, a year ago, and proposals have been submitted to Bradford Council for a residential conversion. The former textile mill has been derelict for nigh-on 30

Written on August 9, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in City Centre Regeneration, Commercial, Local News, News, Residential

Urban Living – Where Is It Going?


The last ten years or so has seen the proliferation of residential conversions in Bradford and the District’s town centres.  Not all of them have been successful.  And yet…there is the potential to meet some of Bradford’s housing shortage, assist local businesses operating in this sector, and boost local economic growth. So, where has it been successful?  Where has it

Written on June 29, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in City Centre Regeneration, Events, News, Residential

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

Development levy plan dropped


The planned levy on development that supporters claimed would help to fund infrastructure should be waived for house-building schemes in Bradford a planning inspector has ruled. The move would help to regenerate brownfield sites in both places, the Government inspector said, even though Council estimates show it could cost the district more than £10 million in unrealised cash for roads, schools

Written on February 8, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in Funding, Local News, News, Residential