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

Damart UK confirms COVID-19 outbreak at its Bingley base
November 20, 2020

DAMART UK has confirmed that its Bingley contact centre has experienced an outbreak of COVID-19, forcing staff to now work from home. In a statement, the business – based at Bowling Green Mills on Lime Street – says it is following all government guidance, as well as listening to advice from Bradford Council and Public Health […]


New group CEO at social housing provider InCommunities
November 20, 2020

INCOMMUNITIES has appointed Rachael Dennis as its new group chief executive in February 2021. Rachael has extensive experience in the housing sector and moves from her current role as Managing Director (South East Region) at Taylor Wimpey plc.  She previously worked for Catalyst, one of the largest housing associations in London and the South East […]


Amjad Pervez awarded honorary doctorate from University of Bradford
November 20, 2020

AN entrepreneur who went from a corner shop to cash and carry king has been has been awarded with an honorary doctorate. Bradford’s Amjad Pervez, who owns one of the UK’s largest cash and carry/food retailer chains, the Seafresh/Adams Group, has received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University of Bradford. The university presented […]

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