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Construction continues with the formation of new pathways, landscaping and night works taking place in the Sydenham area

Phase 2 construction of the Connswater Community Greenway is continuing well with landscaping in the Clarawood area taking shape. Crane platforms in the Dixon Playing Fields in place, ready for the arrival of the areas new bridges, which are currently being manufactured. Whilst at Grand Parade, works on the installation of ornamental fencing has begun. At the Holywood Arches area paving work progresses well outside the Holywood Arches Library.

Orangefield Park stakeholders meeting scheduled for 16th March

The Connswater Community Greenway would like to invite local people and stakeholders along to an evening in the Orangefield Park Pavilion to share your experience of the park and how you use it. 

We would love to hear your stories about the park or any ideas you may for programmes or activities at this section of the Connswater Community Greenway.

Join our Robin themed workshop next month to learn about this element of our C.S. Lewis Square...

Earlier this year we revealed that there would be seven sculptures coming to the C.S. Lewis Square - The Holywood Arches section of the Connswater Community Greenway.  As part of this process we will be engaging with the public through different art mediums over the next year.
 
Next month we will be holding a workshop around The Robin Sculpture and would like to invite you to an artistic workshop to help us bring this particular sculpture ‘to life’.

Belfast to host 24 Hour World Championships on the Connswater Community Greenway

Belfast has won the race to host the 12th IAU 24 Hour World Championships in 2017.

Works continue on construction of the Greenway with paths forming, flood alleviation works and some partial road closures

Our contractor continues to make great progress along the Connswater Community Greenway, with Flood Alleviation works rapidly advancing as flood walls are installed in multiple work sites.

In the Avoniel / Bloomfield area piling works have been completed, piles have been broken out and steel fixing has taken place to allow concreting works to start on the reinforced concrete flood walls. A Redi-Rock wall is also taking shape on the Avoniel Park side of the Connswater River, adding to the areas flood defences.