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Northern Ireland: Large loan set to increase housing supply; Londonderry £26m transport hub approved by Chris Hazzard

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Northern Ireland: 8 October-14 October, 2016

Large loan set to increase housing supply

A shared ownership specialist housing association has raised £65 million through the Bank of Ireland to help build 2,800 homes.

The Planner

Londonderry £26m transport hub approved by Chris Hazzard

A £26 million scheme to boost public transport links in Derry has been given the go-ahead. It involves a new transport hub at the Old Waterside Station.

BBC News

£35m Magherafelt bypass opens ahead of schedule 

Infrastructure minister Chris Hazzard has officially opened the £35 million A31 Magherafelt bypass several weeks ahead of schedule.

Department for Infrastructure

Templemore Baths regeneration one step closer following £5m National Lottery grant

A project to revitalise the last surviving Victorian public baths in Ireland is one step closer following the award of almost £5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Belfast City Council

Belfast police station to become a listed building

Belfast’s Donegall Pass police station, one of the busiest police stations during the Troubles, looks set to be listed owing to its historical and architectural importance.

Belfast Telegraph