Saltaire Village, World Heritage Site
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Saltaire Learning
Saltaire Learning is a body that creates and promotes learning resources about Saltaire and the surrounding area for use by groups and individuals. 
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How to repair, maintain and restore property in a conservation area

Bradford Council's Design and Conservation Team have prepared information on how to maintain, repair and restore property in a conservation area, and how to maintain or enhance the special character of a conservation area.

Saltaire Village Society/Sustainable Saltaire
(A sub-group of Saltaire Village Society)
Sustainability guide for Saltaire homes (v1.0)

Although there are many great positives to living in a World Heritage Site such as Saltaire, one of the drawbacks is the increased difficulty in making home improvements that are in keeping with the image of Saltaire as a ‘living industrial-era village’.
Ironically the way Saltaire was created would by today’s standards be considered intrinsically sustainable due to its location, with over 1,500 jobs within walking distance of the village, excellent local retail, dining, drinking and leisure facilities along with good public transport links to Leeds, Bradford and further afield.
Where Saltaire falls short (if anywhere!) is in the energy efficiency of its housing stock when compared to today’s modern houses...

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The Saltaire bypass proposal

This issue has been mooted in the past by Bradford Council. The plan suggests a tunnel running through the heart of Saltaire. However, the engineering dificulties of the project and the cost, make the tunnel an unlikely proposal. Read facts about the proposal. You can also use our form to send a standard letter of objection to Councillor Anne Hawkesworth. More >





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