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Calder Valley Community Land Trust Ltd is a community benefit society in the communities of Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. Established in September 2014 at two public meetings, our focus is on community-led affordable housing initiatives in our valley. We also hold land and buildings on behalf of the community.

Calder Valley CLT has been brought into being through the joint efforts of Todmorden Pride and Hebden Bridge Partnership, the two town partnership organisations representing voluntary organisations locally.

Calder Valley CLT has been gifted the ownership of the Fielden Hall (previously known as the Fielden Centre), the beautiful community centre in Todmorden. We are working closely with the Fielden Centre Association, to help them in their work of running a vibrant and successful community resource.

We are working with the Todmorden-based almshouse trust John Eastwood Homes on a project to bring six new independent living bungalows for older people to Walsden. Calderdale council has passed the ownership of land at Birks Lane to the CLT for this development and planning permission has recently been granted.

Finally we have applied for planning permission to bring new housing back to High Street, Hebden Bridge, the site of housing cleared in the 1960s slum clearances. The CLT's view is that new housing should wherever possible be on sites of former housing or on brownfield ex-industrial land, rather than on greenfield sites.

We are constituted under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, as a member-controlled organisation. We have charity status with HM Revenue and Customs (exempt charity registration no. EW35609). We currently have ninety members.

Our constitution, AGM minutes for 2018 (draft),  20172016 and 2015. Filed accounts for 2017, 2016 and 2015. Our Annual Review 2018Annual Report 2016.  Our Sustainability Policy

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A big thank you to the organisations who have helped fund our work: National CLT Network, Locality (DCLG Community Buildings and Housing grant), Community Foundation for Calderdale, Power to Change, Big Potential, REACH fund, Todmorden Pride, Hebden Bridge Partnership, Todmorden Town Council, Hebden Royd Town Council.