Press Release

Committee Welcomes Consultation on Proposed Lagan Footbridge

Session: 2013/2014

Date: Thursday, 23 January 2014

Reference: CRD 04/13/14

The Assembly Committee for Regional Development has today welcomed the launch of a consultation on the new proposed Lagan Footbridge.

Speaking at the Lagan Footbridge Information Day in Belfast City Hall, Committee Chairperson Jimmy Spratt MLA said: "This is a very exciting project which has a great deal of potential and which will link the Gasworks site and Ormeau Embankment at Ormeau Park in Belfast. The Department will be holding further information days over the next few weeks and I would urge people to attend these and to see the variety of options for the footbridge for themselves".

ENDS


Notes to Editors:

Committee Membership:
Jimmy Spratt MLA (Chairperson)
Seán Lynch MLA (Deputy Chairperson)
Joe Byrne MLA
John Dallat MLA
Alex Easton MLA
Brenda Hale MLA
Ross Hussey MLA
Declan McAleer MLA
Kieran McCarthy MLA
David McNarry MLA
Cathal Ó hOisín MLA

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