But working with Kirklees Council, the local police, the Aldi store, the West Yorkshire Bat Group
and Environmental Alli-ance, they gradually found solutions.
The tower was built 18 months ago by the Bat Project - which is a partnership between the West Yorkshire Bat Group
and the River Colne Project.
If you're keen to know more, the fascinating world of flying mammals will be uncovered in a free talk courtesy of the River Colne Project and the West Yorkshire Bat Group