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 businesses ‘very excited’ for April re-opening as optimism grows
March 19, 2021

NON-ESSENTIAL businesses in Bradford are “very excited” ahead of being able to potentially re-open next month, but safety remains a “priority” as the fight against Covid continues. Under Step 2 of the Government’s roadmap, non-essential shops will be able to re-open on 12 April, while hospitality venues will also be allowed to serve people outdoors. […]


New ‘Getting Bradford back to Business’ campaign launched by BID and T&A
March 15, 2021

Bradford BID has teamed up with the Telegraph & Argus to launch a campaign to help city centre businesses prepare for the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions in the weeks and months ahead. And the city’s Business Improvement District is calling on owners to “get their ducks in a row” and be ready for when non-essential […]


Businesses can share ‘it only takes a minute to shine’ video
February 6, 2021

BUSINESSES in the Bradford district are being given the chance to showcase themselves in a short video. The Telegraph & Argus, Bradford Means Business and LOCALiQ all want local businesses to send in a video. T&A sales director Steve Lowe said: “Why not share a video with us and we’ll put them all together in […]

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