Category Archives: Blueprint

Delivery of Huddersfield and Dewsbury Blueprints set to ramp up with £100million investment

£100million investment plan for Huddersfield and Dewsbury Blueprints gets green light Kirklees Council’s Cabinet has approved a £100million investment which will help deliver key town centre regeneration projects as part of the Huddersfield and Dewsbury Blueprint plans. In June 2019 the council launched its Huddersfield Blueprint plan and followed this up in February 2020 with the unveiling of its Dewsbury

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Keys handed over for the birthplace of rugby league

Kirklees Council now officially owns Huddersfield’s iconic George Hotel – with work to create a National Rugby League Museum in the building set to get underway.   On 16 June 2020, Kirklees Council’s Cabinet approved a deal to purchase the George Hotel which is famous for being the birthplace of rugby league in 1895. The deal has now been completed, with the

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Council gets deal to buy the birthplace of rugby league over the line

Cabinet has agreed a deal to purchase Huddersfield’s iconic George Hotel after submitting a bid to create a National Rugby League Museum in the building – where the sport was born. The Grade II-listed George Hotel in Huddersfield is famous for being the birthplace of rugby league in 1895. The hotel was built in 1851 and closed in January 2013. Why are we buying it?

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