You will likely be aware that the city centre is currently being transformed as part of Bradford District’s Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) programme. The demolition of the former NCP car park building is the next step in this programme.
Once finished, the scheme will create a new, open and landscaped pedestrian approach to the Interchange. It will transform the arrival into the city centre, and will improve passenger capacity and the overall user experience of the Interchange. The scheme includes improvements to spaces both inside and outside of the station entrance. The former NCP car park will be replaced with a high-quality pocket park with new planting and greenery. The project is set to open during the district’s UK City of Culture 2025 year.
Demolition of the former car park building is set to begin early in the new year (January 2024) and is expected to last around three months.
Preparatory work is underway and will include the erection of scaffolding and installation of protective screens around higher levels of the car park for public safety during the works. Large machinery will be brought to the site before demolition commences in the new year.
You can see a video of how the car park will be demolished here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkgFExz2ezE
The team, Balfour Beatty and Armac, endeavour to minimise the impact on all those who live in, work in, and visit the area. All necessary control measures will be employed to ensure that the works will operate smoothly and efficiently and in accordance with current legislation. To reassure you, it’s not anticipated there is a requirement for nighttime working, but if this changes and nighttime working is proposed, we will write to you in advance to let you know.
You are receiving this letter because you live or work in close proximity to the site and we understand that you may have further questions after reading this. If you would like to find out more, please don’t hesitate to get in touch through any of our project information channels:
You can also sign up to our e-newsletter through our website, www.future-bradford.co.uk, to get weekly updates on how the scheme is progressing.
If you have any questions, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
The Future Bradford Communications Team