Work starts on multi use games area in Castledawson

A £140,000 ‘Shared Space’ investment programme has got underway in Castledawson as part of a £700,000 programme to open up spaces in six villages across Mid Ulster for community use.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 3:00 pm

Works commenced on the EU Peace IV-funded ‘Shared Space’ project in Castledawson last week and are due to be completed at the end of May.

The investment in Castledawson will see the installation of a new multi use games area (MUGA) at Boyne Row pitch. The new polymeric surface will be suitable for ball games such as basketball, tennis and football, providing greater opportunities for outdoor play. The MUGA will be complete with fencing and floodlighting.

Improvements will also be made to the lighting of the existing car park area adjacent to the play area and external works will be carried out to the existing pavilion building.

Chair of Mid Ulster Council, Councillor Cathal Mallaghan welcomed the start of the work.

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