06/03/2018

Work Continues On New Boulevard In Belfast

Construction work is continuing on a new boulevard in Belfast.

The road will lead from the Boucher Road to the newly refurbished Olympia Leisure Centre and is part of the £21.75million being invested in the project.

Belfast City Council is also urging the public to suggest a new name for the boulevard which is due to open at the end of May.

Councillor Matt Garrett, Chair of Belfast City Council's Strategic Policy and Resources Committee, said: "This new road is being constructed as part of the £21.75m investment at Olympia – a project which sits within our £105m Leisure Transformation Programme being delivered across the city.
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"Olympia Leisure Centre reopened to the public last January and is a state-of-the-art facility. These additional outdoor facilities will further enhance that offering, and we’re very much looking forward to the official unveiling in May."

Members of the public can share their suggestions between now and Sunday 18 March by emailing nametheroad@belfastcity.gov.uk or by picking up a form at one of following venues:

• Olympia Leisure Centre

• Morton Community Centre

• Greater Village Regeneration Trust

• Windsor Women's Centre.

(CD/JP)

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