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Connecting Pomeroy

Connecting Pomeroy’ is a £7.1M EU PEACE IV project creating community cohesion, community facilities and an iconic magic forest and visitor centre in the County Tyrone village.

Work gets underway at Connecting Pomeroy project

Funding has been provided by the EU’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body, and delivery of the initiative is being spearheaded by a community partnership and coordinated by Mid Ulster District Council.

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Community Engagement Programme

A programme of community engagement and development activities will run alongside the capital development programme. 

Pomeroy Forest - New Centre and Forest Trail

A total of £3M has been allocated to the forest scheme to develop a visitor centre and enchanted trail in Pomeroy Forest, while also creating opportunities for shared learning experiences with school, youth and community groups.

Public Realm Scheme

A Public Realm Scheme to upgrade the village centre, including access works at QEII Primary School, will enhance the look and feel of the village centre.
And a programme of community engagement and development will run alongside the capital development programme.

New Community Facilities

New £2.5M community facilities will open up shared spaces for local people to enjoy, including a new Church of Ireland Hall, a 3-G multi-use games area at the Presbyterian Church hall and a new gym at the Pomeroy Plunkett’s GAC.

What are the timelines?
Contractors were appointed January 2023 with a target completion date of December 2023.

More information:
If you would like to know more about Connecting Pomeroy please contact Emma McGeehan. 
Call 03000 132 132, extension 23613 or mobile 07587363938.