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Calderdale What Future?

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Calderdale What Future?

Information pamphlet about Calderdale published in the 1970s.

Author: Unknown
Date: not dated
Location: Calderdale
Format: Report
Document ID: 101051
Library ID: P352 L1947

19 pages of "Calderdale What Future?" published by Percival Whitley College of Further Education, Halifax, in the 1970s.

p1: cover page of pamphlet - photographs of Heptonstall old church, St Andrew's School in Brighouse, high-rise flats in Halifax, pensioner in Todmorden market, rocking stone at Widdop, Hebble valley from North Bridge, Luddenden Dean, Hebden Bridge Brass Band, M62 at Scammonden.

p2: publishing details and notes on contributors - J B Ogden, Richard de Z Hall, George Sidney Haigh, Reginald Stewart Newiss, David E Fletcher, Dr D A Kirby.

p3: contents page and photo of M62 viaduct over the Calder valley at Anchor Pit Lock, Brighouse.

p4: general reference map of Calderdale.

p5: introduction and pictures - photo of Percival Whitley College from People's Park, and insignia of National Council of Women.

p6: "The Making of Calderdale" by J B Ogden - The Land, The People, with photo of Roundstone above Widdop.

p7: continuation of "The Making of Calderdale" - with photos of view of Sowerby Bridge's industry and housing seen from Wainhouse Tower, and the entrance to the Long Tunnel on Rochdale Canal at Sowerby Bridge.

p8: "Town and Countryside" by Dr D A Kirby.

p9: continuation of "Town and Countryside" - with photos of St Stephen's St in Copley, border country near the Calder source, People's Park, Hebden Bridge from Keighley Road.

p10: "People - Involvements and Attitudes" by Richard de Z Hall - Statistics about Calderdale, Electoral Member's Role, Officers, Seats of Government, Communication, with photo of Borough Treasurer's Office and Housing department in Brighouse.

p11: continuation of "People - Involvements and Attitudes" - Attitudes and Outlooks, Calderdale Is Not An Island, with photos of Council Offices at Ripponden, and Old Ripponden near the Ryburn.

p12: "Industry in the Valley" by G S Haigh - with photo of model of Halifax Building Society new Head Office.

p13: continuation of "People - Involvements and Attitudes" - with photos of the canal from Elland Bridge, original toffee recipe from Mrs Mackintosh in 1890, Mrs John Mackintosh, Martha Crossley.

p14: "Industry and the Environment" by David E Fletcher.

p15: continuation of" Industry and the Environment" - with photos of Hebden Water near Gibson's Mill, scrap yard in Ryburn Valley, and a map of England and Wales showing Calderdale at the centre of the whole motorway system.

p16: "Industry and Future Prosperity" by Reginald Stewart Newiss.

p17: continuation of "Industry and Future Prosperity" - with photos of Dean Clough Mills and Crossley Carpets, Philips factory at Lightcliffe, and a map of the M62 and relative times and distances.

p18: Calderdale Advertisers - Crossley Carpets, Evening Courier, Halifax Building Society.

p19: continuation of Calderdale Advertisers - Haldis, UB Foods. Philips, Greenwoods, Benjamin Whiteley, Riding Hall Carpets.

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