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

Transport for the North (TfN) has today published its £70bn Strategic Transport Plan and Investment Programme, which sets out an ambitious vision for the future of the North’s economy, through proposals for northern transport infrastructure over the next 30 years. The Strategic Transport Plan is to be considered by Transport for the North’s Board on […]

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How will Northern Powerhouse Rail impact your business?

Businesses from across the North are being encouraged to take part in short survey on Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) which aims demonstrate the importance of bringing NPR to cities across the North. In Bradford, securing a city centre station as part of NPR would not only reduce journey times and increase capacity on the network, […]

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Business backing for Bradford’s high-speed rail ambition

Businesses from across the North have come out in support of Bradford’s ambitions to better connect its city centre through Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR). December sees the submission of Transport for the North’s (TfN) strategic case for NPR to the Department for Transport (DfT), in which Bradford has been calling for city centre station on […]

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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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@NxtStopBradford

Rail is once again the future. In Bradford we have a suitable, available location for an HS3 station. Supported by Leeds who will host HS2 alongside one of the already busiest transport hubs in the UK. Bradford is a great place to do business but we need to be able to get people to it!

Cllr John Pennington Deputy Leader of Conservative Group