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

Changes at the top for Breakthrough
September 22, 2016

During the past six months Breakthrough has undertaken a full review of its Executive Board and leadership team. Following Colin Philpott’s retirement, Dr. Trevor Higgins was appointed as Chief Executive of Bradford Breakthrough having moved across from his previous role as Chairman of the Board. Bob Gomersall has taken on the role of Chairman. The […]


Bradford Breakthrough capitalises on Wembley appearance to launch “This is Bradford” events to boost city’s profile
February 25, 2013

As Bradford enjoys increased profile through Bradford City’s historic appearance at Wembley, lobbying group Bradford Breakthrough is to stage a series of events inviting key national opinion formers to Bradford to show off the city’s assets. Bradford Breakthrough, which represents the leaders of the city’s key private and public sector organisations, will be staging the […]


Bradford Breakthrough calls for early decision on rail link to the airport
February 3, 2013

Bradford Breakthrough – the group representing Bradford’s leading private and public sector businesses – is calling for faster progress on plans to establish a rail link to Leeds-Bradford International Airport. Bradford Breakthrough members have identified a rail link to the airport as one of their three key strategic priorities for the coming year. The group […]

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