Bradford Park 16.10.23

Celebrating Bradford event brings local businesses together to highlight city’s economic development

Celebrating Bradford will take place on Wednesday (18th October) at The Madisson bringing together the great and good of West Yorkshire to celebrate the remarkable progress made in the business landscape of Bradford.

Named as the City of Culture for 2025, Celebrating Bradford will welcome key business figures, civic dignitaries, senior council officers, Members of Parliament and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to share ideas and hear more about the key economic development initiatives that are underway and the exciting future prospects for the district.

The evening promises engaging discussions, enlightening presentations, and valuable networking opportunities, all set against the backdrop of The Madisson’s grandeur.

The event has been sponsored by Five Star Homebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire West and Bradford based housing provider Incommunities, and is backed by Bradford Property and Economic Forum.

On sponsoring the event David Coe, Development Director at Barratt Homes Yorkshire West said: “We are thrilled to be part of Celebrating Bradford, an event that echoes our commitment to supporting vibrant communities and creating prosperous futures.

“By investing in people, property, and prosperity, we can create lasting positive impacts, and we look forward to continuing to engage with the dynamic Bradford community to explore new avenues of growth and collaboration.”

Graeme Scott, Executive Director of Development and Assets at Incommunities, said: “As a not-for-profit organisation, and the largest social and affordable housing provider in Bradford, we are committed to investing in the region. We create homes and communities where people feel safe and proud.

“We’re really pleased to be part of this event, discussing the key economic development schemes that will make a valuable impact to the lives of people in the Bradford district.”

Barratt Homes Yorkshire West is building a collection of energy-efficient two, three and four bedroom homes at its developments across Bradford including Saxon Dene in Silsden, The Bridleways in Eccleshill, Westminster View in Clayton and Wadsworth Gardens in Cleckheaton. Homes in Bradford are available to purchase from £162,497 with deposit contributions of up to £26,000 also available that can go towards mortgage payments, deposits, or free upgrades.

Over the next five years, Incommunities is investing £120million in the existing homes they provide. In addition to delivering high quality new build homes, encompassing Affordable Rent, Social Rent, Rent to Buy, and Shared Ownership.

The housing provider is currently on site at Valley View, a development of 42 new affordable homes on Valley Road in Shipley. Millgrove, a development of 107 affordable homes off Manchester Road, is due for completion this year and Crossley Wood in Bingley, will deliver 93 new affordable home, scheduled for completion in early 2024.

For more information on homes in Bradford, prospective homeowners are encouraged to visit their nearest Sales Office for more information or visit: