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Glasshoughton featured on ITV News

Following the closure of Kellingley Colliery on the 18th December 2015 Calender (ITV news) televised a feature on the impact of the mine closure on the local area.  The feature also highlighted Glasshoughton where succesful regeneration had created a thriving extension to the Glasshoughton community years after the colliery and cokeworks had closed.

The company behind the project, Waystone had over a period of 15 years redeveloped 330 acres of despoilt and polluted land and created about 4000 jobs as well as an iconic leisure destination in the shape of Xscape.  Mark Witty of ITV interviewed Stuart McLoughlin, Waystone's Managing Director on the background and evolution of the project and the feature which ran on the 7th January can be viewed here