Director: Mark Thompson
- Username Director for Regeneration and Strategy
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Details of what each service does are in our Economy and Environment information document [PDF 213KB] but we have given a brief explanation of each service below including contact details.
Highways and Transportation
Service Lead: Steven Lee
The Highways and Engineering service is responsible for ensuring that Calderdale’s highways asset is maintained in a safe and serviceable condition and we get the best use out of it. We also have to have a clear transport strategy and plan for future transport needs. The highway asset includes roads, bridges, street lighting, traffic signals, drainage, road markings and signs, car parks and public rights of way.
The key areas of work are:
Developing the Council’s transport policies in partnership with other West Yorkshire Authorities and West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
Keeping the roads safe and clear of snow and ice during winter.
Highways and structures maintenance
Roads and highways maintenance The maintenance of the existing infrastructure including filling potholes, repairs to bridges and walls and resurfacing roads.
Highway / network management
Ensure that any disruption from work on the highway by utility companies or the Council is kept to a minimum and is completed quickly.
Improve and construct highways to reduce congestion and improve conditions.
Highway development control
Work with Planning to consider any changes that need to be made to the highway as part of a planning application.
Management of the enforcement of parking restrictions in Calderdale.
Training, publicity and education in reducing road accidents..
Civil engineering services
Design and project management of highway and engineering projects.
Land drainage services
Work to prevent and alleviate flooding.
Flood risk management - Flooding
Managing local flood risks and develop flood risk strategy.
Responsible for managing and maintaining all council assets including roads, footways, walls, bridges.
Out of hours emergency number: 01422 288000
Service Lead: Peter Broadbent
A wide range of transport related training to the Council, schools and voluntary/community organisations throughout the Borough is also provided.
- Username Peter Broadbent
- Email email@example.com
Service Lead: Richard Seaman
The Planning service is responsible for managing and facilitating development through the policy framework, and for administering the Building Regulations.
- Username Planning
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Business and Skills service
The Business and Economy Team provides support to businesses in Calderdale, across a wide range of economic development issues.
- Username Business Growth
- Email email@example.com
- Telephone 01422 392220
Waste management services
Service Lead: Heidi Wilson
Calderdale's Waste Management team manages the contract to collect all of Calderdale's household waste. The Waste and recycling service is provided by SUEZ on a contract running through to 2024.
The Waste Management team also includes the Pest control service for domestic and business premises.
- Username Heidi Wilson
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental health services
Service Lead: Peter Broadbent
The Environmental Health service is responsible for a wide range of environmental protection and enforcement work including; animal health, food safety, environmental protection, noise and the dog warden service.
- Username Peter Broadbent
- Email email@example.com
- Telephone 01422 288001
The Housing Service ensures that Calderdale builds the houses needed for its future residents and improves the housing we already have to a good condition. They work in partnership with the National Health Service (NHS) and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to ensure we deliver services that improve health. They improve the efficiency of homes and provide disabled adaptations, whilst also helping residents improve their own homes
Service Lead: Robert Summerfield
The Council currently has a number of major capital projects to regenerate the Borough, and improve facilities for people who live, work and visit Calderdale. The Corporate Projects team works with directorate sponsors across the Council to deliver these projects.
The team is working on some of the most exciting and high-profile projects in Calderdale at the moment including the construction of the new Central Library and the redevelopment of the Piece Hall:
West Yorkshire Transport Fund
The Corporate Projects team is also leading Calderdale's West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund Programme, which will see over £150m invested within Calderdale over the next 10 years. The aims of the fund are to increase employment and economic growth throughout the Leeds City Region by investing in transport infrastructure.
Upper Calder Valley Flood Recovery & Resilience
Following the floods in the Calder Valley in summer 2012, a Flood Recovery & Resilience Team was put together by the Council, to coordinate and lead the ongoing multi-agency recovery. Partners include the Council, community groups, Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water, Network Rail and Canal & Rivers Trust.
- Username Kate Thompson
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Corporate Asset and Facilities Management
Lead Officer: Alan Lee
The Corporate Asset and Facilities Management (CAFM) Team has overall responsibility for management and delivery of the Council’s property estate and functions, consisting of approximately 350 properties. The team manages and co-ordinates all asset and facilities management functions across the Council, acting as the Council’s principal advisor in this area of activity.
- Username Alan Lee
- Email email@example.com
Lead Officer: John Walker
The Markets service manages all the indoor and outdoor markets in Calderdale.
- Username Markets
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org