City Centre Opportunities and projects map:
Below are a selection of the various development opportunities available in the Bradford district. Click on each development opportunity to view a 2 page factsheet with more details and to find contact details.
Bradford Council intend to seek a development partner to bring forward a major development scheme on the Exchange Court site in the city centre. In addition to a vibrant mix of commercial and residential development, the scheme will include a new Magistrates' and Coroners' Court to allow the relocation of the existing Magistrates' Court from The Tyrls.
Business Forest Phase 1
Bradford Metropolitan District Council (BMDC) and the Homes and Communities Agency intend to seek a development partner for the first phase of the Business Forest, a mixed-use development anchored by approximately 300,000 sq ft of new Grade ‘A’ office space together with associated ground floor leisure uses.
Cathedral Quarter Urban Village
Bradford Metropolitan District Council (BMDC) intend to seek a development partner to bring forward the Cathedral Quarter Urban Village. The project seeks to maximise the potential of the Bradford Cathedral Quarter. The area is one of the few locations identified as suitable for townhouse-type development and thus could help broaden the residential mix offered by the city centre
Burnett Street Car Park
Bradford Metropolitan District Council (BMDC) intend to seek a development partner to bring forward the Burnett Street Car Park site, which occupies a key gateway site into Little Germany and the city centre. The opportunity to redevelop the site should be taken to repair the townscape at the edge of Little Germany.
Gatehaus Phase 2
Bradford Metropolitan District Council (BMDC) and the Homes and Communities Agency intend to seek a development partner to bring forward a gateway site in the Little Germany area of the city centre, which has undergone significant transformation in recent years
Buck Lane Technology Park
City of Bradford MDC intends to bring forward a major development scheme to support the growth of high value technology businesses in Airedale. The site has the benefit of outline planning permission for some 16,000 m2 of B1 business space, plus a hotel, retail and residential uses. Detailed planning consent for the access is approved. This site provides one of the key development opportunities contributing to the delivery of the Airedale Masterplan.
New Bolton Woods Masterplan
The Council, together with private sector development partners Urbo Regeneration Ltd formalised the establishment of a joint venture company known as Canal Road Urban Village Ltd., (CRUVL) in November 2010.CRUVL is tasked with delivering the comprehensive regeneration of the Centre Section of the Bradford-Shipley Canal Road Corridor Regeneration Area. CRUVL have been working on the preparation of a ‘Masterplan’ that will detail proposals to create a new sustainable neighbourhood that will provide new homes, business and commercial accommodation, open space and high quality public realm.
Former Yorkshire Water Depot
Yorkshire Water through Keyland Developments are looking to redevelop this gateway site.Planning is subject to section 106 agreement and conditions being satisfied. The proposals for the site present a real opportunity for a large scale mixed-use regeneration project.
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Canal Road Corridor - Urban Eco Village
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Bolton Woods Project:
A website for the Bolton Woods area masterplan with a presentation with explanatory notes on each slide to help illustrate the proposals for the Bolton Woods area and explain how the initial masterplan has been developed
North Street Mixed Use Development
City of Bradford MDC intends to seek a development partner to bring forward a major development scheme at the former Leeds City College and Mechanics institute, Keighley buildings on North Street/Cavendish Street Keighley. In addition to a mix of retail, leisure and residential space, the scheme will include a hotel to serve the growing business and tourism trade.
Airedale Partnership Website: