Contractors have broken ground on the £1.9M public realm investment in Magherafelt.
Work to enhance the town with new paving, lighting, street furniture, signage and planting has begun in Market Street and is being funded by Mid Ulster District Council and the Department for Social Development (DSD).
Councillor Linda Dillon, Chair of the Council, is pleased the work is underway:
“I’m delighted to see this work begin and would emphasise that our aim is always to minimise disruption to our businesses and to ensure their customers can continue to enjoy the great shopping and hospitality on offer in Magherafelt”.
The public realm works will be carried out in The Diamond and connecting streets including Market Street, Rainey Street, Broad Street and Queen Street.
The contractor, FP McCann, has a dedicated public liaison officer for the Magherafelt scheme who is Eileen Dempsey, Tel: 07730 067653 and a 24hr site contact number, Tel: 028 7954 9090 (option3), E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The traditional Thursday market normally takes place in the Diamond and will now be held in Rainey Street car park for the duration of the public realm work.
More information and details of the scheme are available by clicking here.