Our Civil Engineering team are due to start works in October in Elland Town Centre.
The team were recently appointed by Calderdale Council to carry out public realm works on Market Street, the High Street and Southgate to transform the look and feel of the town centre as part of the councils, £6 million Future High Streets Fund project.
The overall town centre works will improve public spaces and the main shopping areas and will provide new community facilities and natural features – creating a vibrant place for residents, businesses and visitors.
Once the works are complete, traders will move back to the newly revamped Market Square, which will have an attractive new garden area and seating for people to relax and socialise; new local stone flags and anchor points for the market stalls; and a more flexible layout making it easier for people to trade and shop.
New trees and planting around the market will add to the new look and feel, and will contribute to climate action. Elizabeth Street will become one-way, improving safety for market visitors and providing more space for traders to transport their goods.
In the heart of the high street, signage, lighting and the environment will be improved to make the area feel safer and more attractive. There will be traffic restrictions on the main shopping street to clean up the air and make it a more pleasant place to walk around, and trees will be planted along the street.
Lower Timber Street car park will be closed throughout the town centre improvement works to enable construction vehicles and equipment to be stored safely.
Code Building Solutions will be upgrading the Cartwheel Club. Roof works and repointing have started at the Cartwheel Club, survey works are ongoing and the inside of the building has been stripped out to make way for new facilities in a complete refurbishment. The next steps will be to build a side extension and an accessible lift and to fit out the roof and the new building interior.