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Works Programme

Works Programme

FP McCann Ltd has registered the site with the Considerate Constructors Scheme, and proudly supports the founding principles of this scheme. Through the scheme, FP McCann aims to improve the image of the construction industry by caring about appearance, respecting the community, protecting the environment, securing everyone’s safety and valuing their workforce. As part of this scheme they would like to encourage feedback from the community including suggestions on how they can improve their operations and interaction with the community.

Progress this month:

High Street

Paving works completed at Market Cross traffic island.

South Street

Civils and paving works are completed on both sides of South St and also leading onto Court St and Court St Upper.

Castle Place

Civils works commenced on Castle Place east footway and are now completed.

Paving works have commenced on the east footway and are completed from Movilla St to Car Park Pedestrian Entrance at the Baptist Church Hall.

Civils works are underway on the west footway of Castle Place starting at the end of High St.

Frances Street

All major civils and paving works are now completed on the south footway of Frances Street.

Civils and paving works have been completed at the traffic island at the top of Castle Place.

Civils and paving works have been completed on the north side of Frances St from the scheme extent to Prices Lane

Street Lighting Works

Majority of new lighting columns and lanterns have now been erected throughout the town.


Upcoming Works:

Rear of Town Hall

Civils and paving works have just commenced at the rear of the Town Hall. This area will include installing of new granite wall to the existing planter areas and installing of new light columns.

Frances Street

Civils and paving works will continue on the north footway from Prices Lane to Ann St and will continue on towards Regent St.

Castle Place

Paving works will continue on the east footway to complete.

Civils work will continue on the west footway starting at High St working towards Frances St and paving works to follow.

Civils and paving works will also be carried out to the footway at Dales Carpets to the Parlour.

Street Lighting

The removal of the existing street light poles is due to commence on Regent St south, Gibsons Lane, Mill St, South St and High St south in the coming weeks.


Conway Square

We are now coming up on a year since Conway Square was completed and re-opened to the public and Market traders.

Timelapse footage of the construction of Conway Square can now be viewed on the FP McCann webpage. This shows the full extent of the work in Conway Square from start to finish giving a clear vision of the transformation.



Contact details:

FP McCann will continue to liaise with all the businesses and residents within the footprint of the scheme to minimise disruption during the period of the scheme.  Those affected will be contacted directly by the Contractor prior to works commencing.

If you have any concerns, you are welcome to call into the Project Office located on the First Floor, Conway Buildings, 16 South Street, Newtownards, or alternatively contact us via the project email address: ncdpr@fpmccann.co.uk or 028 7954 9165.

If you have a query outside of office hours please do not hesitate to contact our 24hr contact number 028 7954 9090. The programme information outlined above is subject to change, and is dependent upon approval from Ards and North Down Borough Council and Transport NI.