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Enrolment begins at Kirklees College

This week, Kirklees College has opened its doors to hundreds of people to enrol onto part time courses at its new Huddersfield Centre at the Waterfront Quarter. The eagerly anticipated enrolment sessions will run through until Friday 30 August, recruiting the 2013-14 intake at Kirklees College centres in Huddersfield and Dewsbury. As the queues formed… Read more »

Staff move into college’s new Huddersfield Centre

Staff from Kirklees College’s Huddersfield Centre have relocated to the fantastic new building at the Waterfront Quarter on Manchester Road. The new building will open to students in September, and will host enrolment throughout August. Boasting a range of state-of-the-art facilities, the new centre will provide one of the highest quality learning environments in the… Read more »

College to hold open day at new building

Kirklees College will welcome its community through the doors of its new Huddersfield Centre on Sunday 12 May for a first glimpse inside. As the finishing touches are made to the inside of the building, which is equipped to deliver courses to over 20,000 students during the course of a year, Kirklees College wants to… Read more »

Kirklees Council takes Waterfront Huddersfield interest to Unfold

Interest in the recently launched The Waterfront Huddersfield development has intensified ahead of the forthcoming Unfold show, the Leeds City Region’s only commercial property show which promotes key developments to occupiers, investors, agents and developers. As a result Kirklees Council, in conjunction with commercial partner GVA, will be taking the opportunity to introduce the development… Read more »

Waterside launch for The Waterfront, Huddersfield

Yorkshire business leaders and investment specialists will meet in Huddersfield on 23 May, for the much-anticipated launch of commercial development land at the town’s prestigious mixed-use development, The Waterfront, Huddersfield. Among those speaking at the launch is Neil McLean, chair of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership – the organisation leading discussions about investment and… Read more »

Striding ahead at Huddersfield’s Waterfront

A canal towpath, abandoned over 30 years ago, has been reinstated as part of a major re-development scheme in Huddersfield. The new towpath runs for 350 metres alongside the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and connects with recently refurbished sections of towpath and link path. A new footpath next to the River Colne has also been completed…. Read more »

Canal opens up for business at Huddersfield’s Waterfront

A fully restored section of canal, which will form the centrepiece of The Waterfront regeneration scheme in Huddersfield, has been unveiled. A 350 metre stretch of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal (which previously ran in a tunnel through the site of Sellers Engineers Ltd) has been upgraded. The tunnel roof has been removed and a new… Read more »

New lock gates to be installed at Huddersfield’s Waterfront

New lock gates are to be installed on Tuesday February 14 at The Waterfront in Huddersfield. The gates are for a new lock which is being constructed on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal at Chapel Hill which will form part of works to lift water in the canal which previously ran in a tunnel beneath Sellers… Read more »

Highways works at Huddersfield’s Waterfront Quarter

Phase 1 of the works at the Manchester Road/Outcote Bank junction are progressing and should be complete by March 18 and Phase 2 on the ring road at Chapel Hill will start on February 20. Phase 3 on Chapel Hill between Milford Street to St Thomas’ Road will follow in the summer this year. The… Read more »

Jobs boost at Waterfront Quarter a step closer

Hundreds of new jobs could be on their way to Huddersfield after the town’s Waterfront Quarter scheme took another big step forward. Kirklees Council has awarded a £2million contract to Clugston Construction Ltd to undertake major preparatory and landscaping works to a three-acre site in readiness for commercial development from 2012. When complete, the land,… Read more »