The Northgate House and Halifax Sixth Form College project in Halifax

A closer look at the Northgate House development and how work is progressing

The planned development of Northgate House and the former Halifax Central Library has taken another step forward.

Calderdale Council has agreed to borrow £7.6 million to help bring its ambitious development for the Northgate site in Halifax town centre forward. Calderdale Council has agreed to borrow £7.6 million to help bring its ambitious development for the Northgate site in Halifax town centre forward. Here is the latest on the huge development.

LDN Architects, along with Blacc, Buro Happold and MAC Construction Consultants, were appointed by Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council to prepare a series of feasibility studies of redevelopment options for the site.

1. Vision

LDN Architects, along with Blacc, Buro Happold and MAC Construction Consultants, were appointed by Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council to prepare a series of feasibility studies of redevelopment options for the site.
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The feasibility studies determined that the best location for the sixth form centre facilities was in the former Halifax Central Library block, with the two former council office blocks redeveloped to support mixed uses.

2. Key studies

The feasibility studies determined that the best location for the sixth form centre facilities was in the former Halifax Central Library block, with the two former council office blocks redeveloped to support mixed uses.
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Work to strip out the former library building is also now complete.

3. Clear out

Work to strip out the former library building is also now complete.
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Renovation plans to redevelop the former Council offices at Northgate House and the old Central Library was granted fullplanning permissionin September.

4. Green light

Renovation plans to redevelop the former Council offices at Northgate House and the old Central Library was granted fullplanning permissionin September.
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