Ten years on has The Castleford Project transformed the town?

It has been ten years since the completion of Castleford's Millennium Bridge.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 9th August 2018, 12:33 pm
Updated Monday, 13th August 2018, 11:34 am
Millennium Bridge Castleford
Millennium Bridge Castleford

Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud and Wakefield Council leader Coun Peter Box declared the bridge across the River Aire open in July 2008, after a scheme spanning five years.

It was constructed as part of The Castleford Project, a restoration programme involving eight enterprises which it was hoped would act as a catalyst for the regeneration of the town, which lost much of its industry with the mine closures.

Channel 4 television series 'Kevin McCloud and the Big Town Plan' followed the project, which started in 2003.

Ten years on, we are looking at its impact - and we'd like to know your views.

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