Second phase of public realm works in Dungannon ready to start

Market Square in Dungannon
Market Square in Dungannon

Contractors will break ground next week (November 9) on the multi-million pound public realm scheme in Dungannon.

The works signal the beginning of the second phase of investment in the town centre around Scotch Street, Scotch Street Centre, Georges Street, William Street, Ann Street, Thomas Street, Perry Street and Northland Row.

“I’m pleased that the scheme to deliver a second round of improvements to the town centre is getting underway and look forward to seeing the results enhance Dungannon’s appeal as a place to shop and visit

Linda Dillon, Chairperson of Mid Ulster Council

The improvements to paving, lighting, street furniture, signage and planting are being funded by the Department for Social Development (DSD) and Mid Ulster District Council, and the contractor is Lagan Construction Group.

Speaking ahead of the scheme start, Chair of the Council, Councillor Linda Dillon, said: “I’m pleased that the scheme to deliver a second round of improvements to the town centre is getting underway and look forward to seeing the results enhance Dungannon’s appeal as a place to shop and visit.

“We remain committed to ensuring that the work goes as smoothly as possible, with minimal disruption to the routine and business of our town centre, traders and customers, and will continue to liaise with local people as the scheme progresses”.

The Lagan Construction Group has established a site office at Ann Street, Dungannon and the 24hr site contact number is 028 9055 7869 (during the construction period). Queries can also be emailed to steven.tate@laganconstruction.com.

Details about the works can be found at www.midulstercouncil.org/dungannonpublicrealm.