HUDDERSFIELD CIVIC SOCIETY NEWS

HCS reveals winners of its sustainable architecture prize 2022

Huddersfield Civic Society has announced joint winners of its annual Peter Stead Award.
Read more: HCS reveals winners of its sustainable architecture prize 2022

Almost 80 free events across Kirklees for September’s Heritage Open Days

Local organisers of the national Heritage Open Days Festival have exceeded previous records by bringing together over 70 venues, talks and activities across the district.
Read more: Almost 80 free events across Kirklees for September’s Heritage Open Days

HCS backs Government’s decision to go ahead with £1.4bn railway improvement scheme

Huddersfield Civic Society welcomes the government’s recent decision to proceed with spending £1.4billion between now and 2029 on rebuilding the Huddersfield to Westtown, Dewsbury section of the Transpennine rail route.
Read more: HCS backs Government’s decision to go ahead with £1.4bn railway improvement scheme

Huddersfield Civic Society Chairman’s Update July 2022

Sometimes as chairman of Huddersfield Civic Society I’m reminded of those words from Dickens’ novel, A Tale of Two Cities: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times’.
Read more: Huddersfield Civic Society Chairman’s Update July 2022

Huddersfield Civic Society’s Chairman’s Update May 2022

We’ve had a great response for our evening visit to Halifax but below are details of other opportunities and consultations that are emerging from various organisations and from progress in relation to Kirklees Council’s town centre blueprint.
Read more: Huddersfield Civic Society’s Chairman’s Update May 2022

Huddersfield Civic Society chairman’s update April 2022

It has, perhaps, been a relatively quiet month as we await news from many areas of interest, for example the outcome of the trans-Pennine rail upgrade enquiry.
Read more: Huddersfield Civic Society chairman’s update April 2022

Worries over temporary railway station when main Huddersfield one closes for massive revamp

Huddersfield Unlimited and Huddersfield Civic Society have voiced concerns about the temporary railway station needed when major renovation work is carried out at the main station in Huddersfield town centre.
Read more: Worries over temporary railway station when main Huddersfield one closes for massive revamp

Huddersfield Civic Society’s Chairman’s update March 2022

I hope you will be able to join us at the Yorkshire Children’s Centre, New North Parade, Huddersfield for our AGM which will be followed by a presentation by Acumen Architects focussing on town centre residential developments, proposals and opportunities.
Read more: Huddersfield Civic Society’s Chairman’s update March 2022

HCS annual meeting will also feature a presentation from leading architects

HCS Members are invited to attend the society’s annual general meeting which will also feature a presentation from a well-known Huddersfield designers and architects.
Read more: HCS annual meeting will also feature a presentation from leading architects

What HCS thinks of the plans for Huddersfield’s new Cultural Heart so far

Kirklees Council has revealed more details about its plans for the new £210 million Cultural Heart in Huddersfield town centre. Here is Huddersfield Civic Society’s reaction to it.
Read more: What HCS thinks of the plans for Huddersfield’s new Cultural Heart so far

Concern over car parking plan for St Peter’s Gardens

Concern has been expressed by the society over a planning application by Huddersfield Parish Church to create a small car park in St Peter’s Gardens. Parking for 14 vehicles is proposed on the north side of the building for clergy, volunteers, disabled drivers and those attending funerals. The former Vicar, Simon…
Read more: Concern over car parking plan for St Peter’s Gardens