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

Long-standing Incommunities’ CEO Geraldine Howley retires from role
January 16, 2021

THE long-standing chief executive of social housing provider Incommunities is to retire at the end of the month, after nearly two decades at its helm.  Geraldine Howley has served the social housing sector for more than 40 years, starting her career as a temporary housing receptionist with Bradford Council in the late 1970s, when she […]


Incommunities hand over raffle cash boost to Cellar Trust
January 12, 2021

KINDHEARTED Incommunities staff raised £2,817 for the Cellar Trust following a prize raffle. More than 200 gifts were donated by suppliers and contractors of the Shipley-based housing group. Every year, staff with the Asset Management Service organise a prize draw in support of a different charity and this time they raised the highest amount they’ve […]


Demolition set to begin on Manchester Road flats
December 14, 2020

WORK to demolish eight blocks of flats and change Bradford city centre’s skyline is due to start tomorrow, 10 December. A 62 metre tall, 140 tonne excavating machine has been brought in ahead of the demolition of flat blocks just outside the city centre off Manchester Road. Thomas Crompton, which is carrying out the work, […]

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