Food & Drink In Huddersfield



Huddersfield is witnessing a remarkable infusion of over £1 Billion in investments, aimed at enhancing connectivity, bolstering infrastructure, enriching education, and expanding business prospects.

A range of captivating projects is currently in progress, exemplifying the town’s ambitious drive. Join us in shaping Huddersfield’s visionary path forward.

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1. Cultural Heart

Kirklees Council has allocated £210M to create a compelling new Cultural Heart for the town including retail, restaurants and both indoor and outdoor event venues, with £10.5M already committed to the next stage of development following consultation with the public.

2. Crown House

Crown House, the former DWP building in the town centre, has new owners and is to become student accommodation featuring a cinema, gym and rooftop garden, development timing being linked to the National Health Innovation Campus build close by.


3. George Hotel

Kirklees Council is investing £20M to restore and prepare the historic George Hotel for use as a much-needed quality hotel, with reopening as part of the Radisson Red group planned for 2024.


4. Kingsgate

Kingsgate Huddersfield is being redeveloped to include a £250m cinema and leisure complex offering something for everyone, including eight screen cinema, luxury bowling, games arcade, state of the art climbing centre, interactive darts, karaoke, and dining including handmade pizzas, burgers, wraps, milkshakes and much more.


5. National Health Innovation Campus

The University of Huddersfield has committed £40M for construction of the first flagship building on the new National Health and Wellbeing Campus, with £200M of investment pledged to deliver seven new proposed buildings over the next decade. Work is already underway planning the second building and the third is at concept stage.

6. Town Centre Redevelopment

Key parts of the town centre are to be redeveloped to create better places for people to meet, eat, shop and live. These include New Street, St Peter’s Gardens and the historic Estates Building.


7. Fibre Broadband Connectivity

CityFibre’s £30M investment in Huddersfield has already enabled thousands of residents and business to take advantage of next generation full-fibre broadband, with thousands more enabled by 2024.


8. Bus Station

Huddersfield bus station will undergo a major revamp both inside and out and the most striking feature will be a sweeping canopy with a living grass roof which will run right across the main frontage from Macaulay Square to Upperhead Row. Underneath the canopy there will be a ‘cycle hub’ for bike parking as well as seating and new planters.


9. Trinity Road

In excess of £43M investment to redevelop the former college and hospital site to create a premier retail and residential development.


10. Transpennine Rail Upgrade

An estimated £500M is set to be spent on upgrades, electrifying and creating extra lines and the associated infrastructure in the Huddersfield area, together with the redevelopment of the Grade 1 listed Station building and forecourt.


Huddersfield's Vision
Huddersfield's Vision
Huddersfield's Vision
Huddersfield's Vision
Huddersfield's Vision
Over £1Billion of Investment for Huddersfield

Over £1Billion of Investment for Huddersfield

Huddersfield is currently experiencing an impressive injection of over £1 billion in investments, with the primary goal of improving connectivity, strengthening infrastructure, enriching education, and expanding business opportunities.

Cultural Heart

A visionary focal point for both Huddersfield and the entire Kirklees region, “Our Cultural Heart” is poised to infuse the town centre with revitalisation. Enlivening the space encompassing Queensgate, Queen Street, King Street, and Victoria Lane, this emerging cultural hub is set to provide an unexpected, inclusive, and engaging gathering place for everyone.

Cultural Heart