Great Water Street has been chosen as the new location for Longford County Council's civic headquarters
Longford County Council's multi million euro plan to move to a new civic headquarters represents a “huge opportunity” to breathe new life into the county town, it has been claimed.
The proposed location, along a section of land at Great Water Street, was revealed to council members at last week’s December meeting of the local authority.
Several councillors gave their backing to the announcement, while a number of others stressed the importance moves to regenerate the town's former Connolly Barracks site were not overlooked.
“We want to put a timeline on it,” said Cllr Seamus Butler on condition there is a linear park to surround the new offices.
“It is a huge opportunity and it is long overdue.”
For more, see this week's Longford Leader.
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