A consultation for Phase III of Newry’s Hill Street Public Realm Scheme is open till this Friday 12 October at Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry where you can view the draft proposals and submit your comments.

The consultants will also be available this evening, Wednesday 10 October at 6pm in the Arts Centre to give a presentation on the scheme and to discuss the proposals in more detail.

You can also view and comment through the Council’s social media sites.

The Public Realm proposals
The Public Realm proposals

While the official timescale for Scheme Delivery cannot be confirmed until early 2019, the proposed extent of works will be concentrated on ‘Lower Hill Street/John Mitchell Place’ and ‘Its Associated Side Streets’.

The proposed works will comprise of the installation of new paving and kerbing on the footways. New decorative street lighting, street furniture, tree planting and the under-grounding of overhead services are also proposed as part of the scheme.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairman, Councillor Mark Murnin said, “We would strongly encourage both the general public and traders, in particular, to come along, view the proposals and feed their comments into the process.”

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