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Mullagh Road, Maghera Green Space Community Engagement


The Council is seeking community feedback on the potential recreational uses for more than 40 acres of green open space in Maghera.

The lands between Mullagh Road and Tobermore Road in the town have been earmarked by Mid Ulster District Council as an area to be developed to provide sustainable opportunities for types of outdoor recreational, social or educational activities. The spatial relationship between the study area and proposed business park, Walled Garden, Mullagh Road and Tobermore Road is illustrated below. 

A map showing a study area of the lands of Mullagh Road.

Community Engagement Process

Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland (ORNI) has been commissioned to prepare a masterplan for the site and is now inviting local people to feedback their views on how the space can be developed.

We welcome the views of local people, businesses, the voluntary and community sector and our partners in the statutory sector on how the green space might look in the future. 

How to respond 

In addition to the online engagement workshop facilitated on Wednesday 23 February, the following options are available:  

  • complete the online survey or complete a hard copy survey, which can be requested from ORNI via email

  • attend the public engagement workshop hosted and facilitated by ORNI on Wednesday 9 March from 7pm – 9pm in Maghera Leisure Centre. The meeting is free to attend. However, attendees are required to complete a pre-registration form due to the capacity of the venue. Please register by 4pm on Tuesday 8 March.

Closing Date

The community engagement will close on Friday 11 March at 12 noon