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FIRST SCHEME DELIVERED UNDER FLINTSHIRE SHARP PROGRAMME

The first affordable housing scheme under Flintshire County Council’s ‘SHARP’ programme has been successfully completed.  The site, located at the former Custom House Lane School, Connah’s Quay, consists of 12 no. 2 and 3 bed dwellings and is the first of a number of schemes within the region under the programme to be delivered which will ultimately provide 500 new homes by 2020. The Custom House scheme featured in a recent online BBC News article outlining the council’s steps towards providing affordable housing to address the growing demand within the country.  

Local MP Visits Globe Mills Project

Local MP for Colne Valley, Jason McCartney (second from left), recently joined Halliday Clark Director, David Halliday (far right) for a tour of the ongoing Globe Mills project in Slaithwaite. Halliday Clark are providing design services for the extensive multi-million pound restoration of the historic mill buildings, ultimately providing home to the University of Huddersfield Innovation Hub together with commercial and retail units and is intended to provide hundreds of jobs to the local population, aided by a £2.9m investment from the Government via the Local Enterprise Partnership’s Business Growth fund.  

FIRST PASSIVHAUS PLUS PROJECT NEARS COMPLETION

Adam visited the Leyburn House on the 16th December to receive the Passivhaus Institute certificate for our first straw bale house. The project is the first project to receive this standard in North Yorkshire, with the Head of Richmondshire Planning Department, Peter Featherstone, in attendance to have a tour of the property. The Clients, Ruth and Peter, have worked tirelessly to manage this self-build project, with many challenges to overcome along the way, but they got there, and everyone is justifiably proud. The project uses recycled concrete aggregate in its foundations and no cement based products above ground, and only… Read more

We’re on the Move

Halliday Clark are pleased to announce that the company is relocating its office to Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Established in 1993 by David Halliday and Adam Clark, the practice has grown into a major Architectural force covering the whole of the UK from its base in Shipley, West Yorkshire. “ The business has grown steadily over the last 23 years, including through the last two recessions based on its reputation for sensitive modern design and personal service” states Adam Clark. “ Whilst our projects cover the entire country we have always had a strong presence in the Wharfe Valley and in… Read more

Halliday Clark does Movember

Men are facing a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. They are dying too young, before their time and so we’re taking action and we need your help! This Movember at Halliday Clark Architects, we’re growing moustaches to raise funds for men’s health through the Movember Foundation. The moustache is the Movember Foundation’s ‘ribbon’ and they are the only charity tackling men’s health on a global scale, addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention. In 13 years they’ve funded more than 1,200 men’s health projects around… Read more