Improving Bradford's Connectivity

Bradford Breakthrough believes that improved connectivity is vital for the city's future with improved rail links a priority...

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Improving Bradford's Connectivity

Improving Bradford's Image

Bradford Breakthrough works to raise the profile of the city and district to help improve its reputation...

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Improving Bradford's Image

Improving Bradford's Leadership

Bradford Breakthrough recognises that the city needs great leadership to improve its prospects and to build for the future...

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Improving Bradford's Leadership

Welcome

higgins[1]Chief Executive of Bradford Breakthrough, Trevor Higgins, - " Our objective is to make Bradford a better place to live, work and visit and to do business and invest. We are Bradford’s senior leaders working together for Bradford’s future. We represent 40 of the city’s most important organisations, both private and public sector. We hold regular meetings to network, to share intelligence and to formulate a common view about Bradford. We are more than a talking shop and we are interested in results and outcomes that take our great city forward. We seek to advocate, to influence and to make a difference for the benefit of Bradford and its businesses."

Testimonials

“Bradford Breakthrough has connected me with senior leaders across Bradford and provided a greater understanding of public and private sector collaborating together.  I find that through Bradford Breakthrough I am well connected with the vision and plans for Bradford and can support as a leader the challenges it faces and embrace new opportunities .”
—  Caroline Pullich, Head of Business & Corporate Banking, Barclays


“Bradford Breakthrough is a great organisation for learning about the wider picture in Bradford.  There is no more efficient and enjoyable way to find out what is going on in the area.”
—  Bob Gomersall, Chairman, BTL Group Ltd.

 

“Bradford Breakthrough is a key organisation for the council to explain its policies and obtain views on the economic and business issues of the day.”
—  Mike Cowlam, Strategic Director Regeneration, Bradford Council

Latest News

Bradford delegation meet with Chancellor Rishi Sunak
July 12, 2022

BRADFORD business leaders say Chancellor Rishi Sunak has held out fresh hope of a new, through rail station in the city.  He met with members from Bradfod Breakthrough, which represents big business and organisations across the district, along with the district’s five MPs, three Bradford peers and the President of Bradford Chamber.  The delegation argued that dropping […]


Incommunities appoints director to deliver new 1,000 homes
January 30, 2022

GRAEME Scott has been appointed Executive Director of Development at Incommunities, a 22,500-home association based in Bradford.  He joins from Trafford Housing Trust where he held the position of Executive Development Director for the past three years. Graeme’s appointment strengthens Incommunities’ commitment to develop a pipeline of over 1,000 homes for communities in the next […]


Bradford business school ranked as best in the country
November 30, 2021

THE UNIVERSITY of Bradford’s business school has been recognised as the best in the country. The ‘world renowned’ School of Management was awarded the Business School of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2021, which is widely regarded as ‘Oscars of higher education’. It’s the first business school to be jointly accredited by […]

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