25/10/2018

Plans Revealed For £25m Foyle Regeneration

Plans have been unveiled for a L'Derry regeneration scheme that will cost £25 million and include the biggest art installation on the island of Ireland.

The ambitious proposal includes the illumination of both sides of the city's Foyle Bridge using 12,000 12ft structures, that are designed to replicate river reeds.
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The River Foyle is a site where many lives have been lost to suicide, but it is hoped the regeneration work will help towards improving mental health and well-being in L'Derry.

The Our Future Foyle project is aimed at creating a more vibrant and thriving area, with the bright lights that form a six-mile loop being the centrepiece.

Approximately 40 interactive mobile kiosks called Foyle Bubbles will also be placed along the river bank if the proposals are approved, but funding is not yet secured for the project.



(JG/CM)

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