Gridlock again… Ring of steel around town centre

Roads blocked off and diversion signs create the perfect storm of traffic chaos. SERIOUS questions are being asked of the Department for Infrastructure and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council about the timing and decision-making behind the series of roadworks currently underway around Enniskillen. One retailer has likened the roadworks at Queen Elizabeth Road, Mill Street, […]

Enniskillen’s public realm works resume

AFTER a break for the bank holiday last week, the £5 million Enniskillen Public Realm works have resumed at two ends of the town. On Monday this week, following extensive work on East Bridge Street, work began on the footpath outside the Clinton Centre. These works will now continue down Belmore Street, on the same […]

Questions raised on Public Realm scheme timing

Works are progressing and remain on programme for completion by spring 2022. THE HERALD has raised  questions about the timing and planning behind the public realm scheme which, is still ongoing, obstructing traffic and inconveniencing shoppers at the same time as retail reopened after 14 months of interrupted trade. The Fermanagh Herald asked the contractors, […]

Public realm scheme steady progress despite set backs

DESPITE being behind schedule due to the Covid pandemic, the Enniskillen Public Realm scheme is continuing to make steady progress, with work continuing this month. Work on the £5 million revamp project, which will see the town centre getting a make over complete with new paths, art, lighting and landscaping, began in February last year. […]

Months of disruption as £8m improvement project begins

MAJOR roadworks have begun in Enniskillen as part of a combined £8 million plan to transform the town, with infrastructure projects due to last all year.  As reported in the Herald at Christmas, 2019 will see continual traffic disruption for the county town. However, those behind the three major programmes of work planned have assured […]