Minister Praises Flynn Work to Tackle Belfast’s Derelict Sites
Work carried out by FLYNNt o tackle derelict buildings on behalf of Belfast city Council has been praised by the Environment Minister Alex Attwood. The work has been made possible thanks to a grant of almost £500k from the Department of the Environment, with the council investing a further £200,000 to tackle derelict and dilapidated buildings across the city. The project is part of Belfast City Council`s city-wide Investment Programme which is committed to investing in neighbourhoods and enhancing local environments.
Minister Attwood visited FLYNN’s sites at Lisburn Road along with Belfast councillors Pat McCarthy and Deirdre Hargey to see how the project is helping to transform local communities.
FLYNN have also shrouded the Carlton House site on Shaftesbury Square which has lainderelict since the late 1990s.Work continues on other sites to improve the appearance of Belfast and encourage investment and regeneration.