Leeds-Bradford tram plan set out by West Yorkshire Mayor

Plans for a tram system running between Leeds and Bradford have been set out today, as the West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin aims to revolutionise the region’s transport network.  The proposals were published today ahead of the final Combined Authority meeting, ahead of May’s Mayoral election, of West Yorkshire’s leaders next week (March 14), which […]

Costain named Strategic Delivery Partner to Bradford Council

Infrastructure solutions company Costain has been reappointed as Bradford Council’s Strategic Delivery Partner, in a contract which is valued at up to £5m and will initially run for two years. Costain will provide project, programme and commercial management services to support the successful design and delivery of a portfolio of capital investment programmes worth circa […]

Recycled rubber asphalt used for the first time in West Yorkshire

A road in Bradford has become the first in West Yorkshire to be resurfaced with an innovative and sustainable asphalt manufactured from waste tyres.    A section of Otley Road in Eldwick has recently been resurfaced by Bradford Council’s Highway Maintenance North team using a product that has been developed by Tarmac and uses granulated rubber […]

Bradford Council unveils bold new plans to shape the district’s future transport

Bradford Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has launched a major public consultation on a flagship programme of forwarding-thinking transport and place-making schemes to drive forward Bradford’s future regeneration. The four proposed schemes would create a more attractive and pleasant civic centre for the district, designed for people to mill about, enjoy […]


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