Welcome to the online public consultation for the draft Market Regeneration Plan, a 10-15 year vision for this important neighbourhood in Belfast City Centre.
Please view the information panels by clicking on the links above. The panels explain the key issues, the shared vision for the area and nine regeneration actions.
This project brings together a lot of hard work that has taken place in the community to improve the area. The plan is an update of the Market Regeneration Plan prepared in 2010 and ties in with the Urban Village Initiative Strategic Framework and Belfast City Council’s Northern Fringe Masterplan.
Your input is vital to ensure that this plan represents a shared vision for the Market!
The consultation period is running for a two-week period from the 8th to the 22nd May and the information panels are available to view by clicking on the links above or at the Market Community Centre over the course of the consultation period.
Additionally, the panels will be on public display at the following locations:
- 9th May: 1.30pm – 5pm @ St Malachy’s Youth Centre
- 10th May: 1.30pm – 5pm @ St Malachy’s Primary School
- 12th May: 10am – 2pm @ St George’s Market (Drop-In Event)
HAVE YOUR SAY
A Development Plan for St Patrick’s Barracks, Ballymena has been launched for public consultation.
Views are now sought from interested parties on the draft proposals.
Working on behalf of the Department for Communities, with Mid and East Borough Council, a multi-disciplinary planning consultancy team, led by The Paul Hogarth Company, have prepared the draft Development Plan, which proposes a mixed use development scheme incorporating a range of uses including mixed tenure housing, leisure and recreational areas, civic and office space, PSNI District Command base and facilities for community enterprise and knowledge industries. The proposed scheme seeks to deliver a high quality, people orientated place, breathing new life into this area of Ballymena and generating wider economic, social and cultural benefits across the Mid and East Antrim area.
The consultation period will extend from 28th November 2016 to 4th March 2017 and the development proposals will be on display at The Braid – Ballymena Town Hall, Museum and Arts Centre and in the following Community Centres:
• Ballee – 30th November to 8th December,
• Ballykeel – 8th December to 22nd December,
• Harryville – 22nd December to 5th January,
• Dunclug – 5th January to 19th January,
• Tullygarley – 19th January to 2nd February and
• Galgorm – 2nd February to 16th February.
Public Drop-In Event at The Braid – Ballymena Town Hall, Museum & Arts Centre on 7th December 2016 between 4.30pm and 7.30pm
There will be an opportunity at this event to ask questions, complete questionnaires and provide feedback. Any comments made during the consultation period will be considered by the Department when finalising its plans for the area.
To view the draft Development Plan and to provide your comments and suggestions on the draft proposals please visit the St Patricks Barracks website.