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Market Tunnels Project funding will have transformative effect – Cllr Hargey

2 September, 2016 - by Deirdre Hargey


Sinn Féın Councillor Deirdre Hargey has welcomed the announcement of funding for the Market Tunnels Project.

The South Belfast representative said that the delivery of this project will have a transformative effect on the Market area enhancing links with the city centre and providing local employment opportunities.

Speaking today Cllr Hargey said:

“The announcement of funding for the Market Tunnels Project is welcome news and it will have a transformative effect linking the Market area with the city centre. 

“The flagship project of the Market Regeneration Plan, will see over £1.3m invested to convert the old arches at East Bridge Street into business units including a gym, a childcare facility and social spaces bringing employment opportunities for the Market area and Belfast as a whole.

“A lot of hard work has surrounded the development of this innovative and exciting project.

“It has borne fruit with today’s announcement by the Executive Office and I’d like to pay tribute to all those involved.”

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