Consultation is to begin on design concepts for a potential £2.75M public realm scheme in Coalisland.
Local residents, traders and businesses are being invited to comment on the proposals which have been developed by Mid Ulster District Council and, subject to funding and planning approval, will bring new high quality natural stone paving, street furniture, tree planting, signage, lighting and drainage to the town centre.
The scheme extends across the town centre, encompassing works to the Square, Main Street, Lineside, Dungannon Road, Stewartstown Road, Barrack Street, Barrack Square, Station Road and Washingbay Road.
Chair of the Council, Councillor Kim Ashton, is encouraging anyone who uses the town centre to consider the designs and contribute to the consultation:
“While we’re clearly still at the very early stages of the project, making sure the designs are right is very important if we are to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to revitalise and reinvigorate Coalisland town centre, making it more attractive for residents and visitors alike”.
As part of the public consultation exercise two information sessions are being held in the Cornmill Heritage Centre on Wednesday 11 October from 1pm to 2pm and from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.
The design concepts will also be on display in the library of the Cornmill Heritage Centre and in Western House in Coalisland from Thursday 12 October to Tuesday 31 October.
The proposals will also be available to view online at www.midulstercouncil.org/coalislandpublicrealm.