Law firm Gordons backs Next Stop Bradford to deliver platform for growth

Victoria Davey, Partner and Head of Operations at Gordons

Law firm Gordons has been an intrinsic part of Bradford’s business community since it was founded in the city 174 years ago. As an organisation that has long had a city centre presence and been interconnected with Bradford’s business community for as long as it has, Gordons is uniquely positioned to provide a view on the impact of a Northern Powerhouse Rail Station.

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Legal firm makes the case for investment in Bradford NPR

Formed as Last Cawthra Feather solicitors in 1988, LCF Law has grown to be one of the largest legal practices in Bradford District, serving clients across the Yorkshire and beyond. LCF Law now employs over 130 staff from its four offices in Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate and Ilkley, counting staff with expertise in Corporate, Property, Personal and Dispute law.

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Creative architects set out plans for future in Bradford

Bradford City Centre based Yeme Architects opened its doors in 2011. Originally a practice focussed on home extensions, Yeme quickly grew its client base because of its company ethos – to be different, and to always be better. Yeme now acts for property owners of all sizes across the UK, and this year will turn over £1 million for the first time.

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Bradford based building society calls Government to realise Bradford’s ambition

Yorkshire Building Society Photograph by Richard Walker / www.imagenorth.net

While YBS’ three million customers and members live around the country, they are proud that their principle office is in Bradford. Employing a team of 4,000 people across the UK, over 2,000 of these employees are based in Bradford and Leeds, making YBS one of the largest financial and professional services businesses in the Leeds City Region.

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Northern economy set for £15bn boost from Bradford city centre station on Northern Powerhouse Rail

CGI 1: Vision to transform Bradford Interchange as part of Northern Powerhouse Rail

Emerging research by analysts at GENECON, the specialist economic development consultancy, has for the first time revealed the full economic impact potential of a Bradford city centre station on Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR). If Bradford Council secures the backing of Transport for the North and central government, the North’s economy could benefit by up to […]

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Next Stop Bradford needs your support

Last week’s launch of Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan marked a significant milestone for the Next Stop Bradford campaign. The Plan proposes a new Trans Pennine rail line that connects Manchester and Leeds, with just one stop, Bradford. But to make this plan a reality, we need your help. TfN is running […]

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Responding to the launch of Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan

Responding to the launch of Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, West Yorkshire Combined Authority chair and Bradford Council leader, said: “This document is a significant step forward in turning our shared ambition to transform transport connections across the North of England into reality.  It will help us unlock the […]

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Bradford based 3D printing pioneer on track to become global leader

Bradford is young, ambitious and hungry for growth and I’m incredibly proud that I’ve been able to turn the idea of Filamentive into a reality, whilst creating four new jobs in my home city of Bradford. Filamentive was founded upon the need for change in the 3D printing market. In late 2015, after studying an […]

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Bradford Bulls show support for Next Stop Bradford

Professional rugby league team the Bradford Bulls have come out in support of the Next Stop Bradford campaign to secure a high-speed rail stop in Bradford city centre as part of Northern Powerhouse Rail. Investment in better transport links is high on the agenda of the Bradford Bulls. The club support Next Stop Bradford as […]

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@NxtStopBradford

I have long been campaigning for greater investment in the North's transport infrastructure. I am championing the Next Stop Bradford campaign to help bring Northern Powerhouse Rail to Bradford city centre and ensure all people in Bradford, and my constituents across Shipley, are connected to the opportunities of the future.

Philip Davies Conservative MP for Shipley