Help write the last verse of a song about Bradford Odeon

Jul

13

2013

La La & the Boo Ya are performing at Our Big Gig, and want your help with finishing the song about Bradford Odeon to perform there. Here’s the song: Email your suggestions

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Our Big Gig: Sunday 14th July

Jul

11

2013

To celebrate the official launch of our plans to redevelop the former Odeon building into a world class live music venue and a new home for the creative industries, we’re putting on a FREE outdoor concert on City Park. The concert will be part of Our Big Gig 2013, a nationwide series of events...

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HCA Offers £3.5million To Accompany Transfer of Odeon And Tyrls

Apr

11

2013

The Homes and Communities Agency, having conducted due diligence on the request from Bradford Council for a total of £4.1million to accompany the transfer of both the Odeon and Tyrls sites has come back today with a revised offer. Despite originally offering only £100,000 to accompany the transfer,...

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HCA Press Releases About Odeon Transfer Deal

Mar

13

2013

The Homes and Communities Agency, current owners of the Odeon building, have issued two press releases this month concerning the current status of the transfer process to Bradford Council. On 3rd March 2012, they issued an update which confirmed that they had received the request from Bradford Council...

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Council agrees to buy Odeon for £1

Mar

12

2013

A major milestone in our plans to renovate and redevelop the former Odeon building has been reached as Bradford Council’s Executive this morning decided to accept the offer made by the HCA to transfer the site for the nominal fee of £1. This decision is still subject to the HCA agreeing to provide...

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Bradford One plans receive £10k boost

Mar

7

2013

Bradford One yesterday received £10k of financial backing from The SIB Group in order to prepare our Expression Of Interest for redeveloping the Odeon site  into a mid-sized live venue, cultural centre and home for creative entrepreneurs. This follows other financial and practical backing that has...

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Odeon in ‘reasonable and sound’ condition – ownership decision to be made soon

Mar

5

2013

Following the results of a full structural survey by engineering consultants WYG, the Odeon has today been declared to be in ‘reasonable and sound’ condition. This is fantastic news, and confirms what we have hoped and believed for many years. The next step will be for Bradford Council to...

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Bradford Council’s progress report on the Odeon

Jan

26

2013

Below is the full progress report from the Council, which outlines what was decided in the public meeting in October last year, and what has happened since, including timescales for the future. Report of the Director of Regeneration and Culture to the meeting of the Regeneration and Economy Overview...

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Live Music: the Beating Heart of Bradford Odeon

Dec

12

2012

From the very beginning of our Bradford One journey it has been a shared and clear vision that at the heart of a refurbished Odeon there must be a large live music venue. The Odeon began life as a music venue which hosted bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, before eventually becoming a dedicated...

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Why Asset Transfer and Community Ownership?

Dec

8

2012

The route suggested by Bradford One is that of a community asset transfer, where the building is transferred into community ownership and ‘asset locked’ so that it will always be owned by the public and must always be used for the purpose they have chosen for it. The project would be funded...

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