HUDDERSFIELD CIVIC SOCIETY NEWS

Station To Stadium Enterprise Corridor: Consultation Response By Huddersfield Civic Society

General Huddersfield Civic Society generally supports proposals to enhance historic architecture and listed buildings, improve streetscape, urban greening and focus on the canal corridor, pedestrianisation and development of quality walking and cycling corridors to and from adjoining areas. It welcomes current investment, particularly the National Health Innovation Campus and the…
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Huddersfield Civic Society Design Awards are back for 2023

Huddersfield Civic Society’s Design Awards are back for the first time in three years. Last held in 2020, the Covid pandemic and resulting slowdown of local development projects resulted in the awards being put on hold. Now we need HCS Members and the public to nominate projects in these categories:…
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Huddersfield Civic Society’s role in blue plaque to mark Huddersfield Town’s birthplace

Sir Patrick Stewart with the blue plaque at the Albert pub with Huddersfield Town chief executive Jake Edwards (right) and Town legend Andy Booth (left). Huddersfield Town teamed up Huddersfield Civic Society, fans and Mirfield-born film star Sir Patrick Stewart to mark an important milestone in the club’s history. They…
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HCS concerns over combined museum and art gallery plan for Huddersfield’s Cultural Heart

Huddersfield Civic Society is worried the ambitious Cultural Heart plans for the town centre are being watered down. The society voiced concerns after Kirklees Council’s Cabinet decided to change the plan so the museum and art gallery will now be under same roof – the former Grade II Listed main Huddersfield library – rather than in separate buildings to save money
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Community centre design wins Huddersfield Civic Society award

An architect student’s vision for a community centre in a northern city has won a prize from Huddersfield Civic Society.
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Archaeologists unearth Victorian railway history in Huddersfield

A long-forgotten railway siding dating back to the 19th Century has been discovered in Huddersfield close to where Huddersfield Civic Society called for Victorian coal chutes to be preserved.
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HUDDERSFIELD CIVIC SOCIETY AND HUDDERSFIELD BID LAUNCH HUDDERSFIELD BUSINESS CHAMPIONS AWARDS

The hunt is on to find the best businesses in Huddersfield town centre – and nominations are open now.Huddersfield BID and Huddersfield Civic Society have teamed up to launch the Huddersfield Business Champions awards.
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Why one of Huddersfield’s houses truly was a labour of love

It’s one of Huddersfield’s most historic houses and a new book now reveals that it was built with love very much at the forefront of its famous architect’s mind.
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Exhibition in Huddersfield reveals tragic search for the missing after the Holocaust

A major exhibition about the agonising search for the missing after the Holocaust is coming to Huddersfield.
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Huddersfield Civic Society tells of its fears over Grade II listed hidden railway treasure in Huddersfield

Huddersfield Civic Society members Geoff Hughes and Paul Jackson are concerned about historic railway coal chutes at risk of being damaged or falling into total ruin at Hillhouse.
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