Category Archives: Blueprint

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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Funding bid for revitalised Huddersfield market

We have submitted a funding bid to create a new and improved Huddersfield town centre market, with a bigger mix of sellers as well as a food a drink offer. Taking another big step towards delivering our £250million Huddersfield Blueprint plans, we have submitted a bid to the Future High Street Fund to bring both town centre markets together. How

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Huddersfield Blueprint plans shaped by local people

The £250million Huddersfield Blueprint is now an official part of planning policy in Kirklees – after local people helped to shape the plans. What happened? On 26 May 2020 Cabinet gave the green light to make the Huddersfield Blueprint a Supplementary Planning Document – which will make it an official guideline for all town centre development. Why has this happened?

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