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Wheelchair Accessible Swing in V36

31 January 2018

The Mayor, Councillor Paul Hamill cuts the sod at V36 to mark the commencement of work on the installation of the first wheelchair accessible swing of its type in the Borough. He is pictured with Councillor Billy Webb.

The Mayor, Councillor Paul Hamill cuts the sod at V36 to mark the commencement of work on the installation of the first wheelchair accessible swing of its type in the Borough. He is pictured with Councillor Billy Webb, Ellen Boyd (Customer Accessibility Officer), Aimee Neill, Luke Mullan and Sam McBride.

 

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is delighted to announce that work is now underway on the installation of the first wheelchair accessible swing, of its kind, in the Borough at V36.

Speaking at the sod-cutting, the Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Hamill commented, “I am delighted to see this exciting new piece of equipment being installed at V36.  This new equipment will make this fantastic shared space more inclusive and accessible to all.”

The work is expected to last for approximately three weeks with the equipment available for use shortly after this. The seat will be secured via a RADAR key which will be available to purchase from the Valley Leisure Centre, Antrim Civic Centre or Mossley Mill. Please keep an eye on social media and our website for details of when the equipment is open and ready for use.

For more information, please contact the Council’s Customer Accessibility Officer T. 028 9446 3113 ext. 31020 or E. [email protected]