Two way system for Mill Street car park

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Glens Sinn Fein Councillors Colum Thompson and Margaret Anne McKillop have expressed their satisfaction that the two way system is to be reintroduced in Mill Street Car Park in Cushendall.

At a council meeting in September a joint motion from Councillor Mc Killop and Councillor Thompson found favor in the chamber meaning the two way system will shortly be reintroduced.

Giving her reaction Councillor Mc Killop said: “The alterations to the layout of the car park and the increased number of parking spaces have been a huge bonus but unfortunately the one way system hasn’t been as successful as business owners and residents had hoped for. I am glad that council has agreed to reintroduce the two way system.”

Councillor Thompson added: “The one way system was introduced as a six month pilot project and at this stage we are half way through the project, it has become obvious that sadly the one way system was not working and we have asked for the scheme to be stopped and the two way system to be reintroduced.

“Another positive step forward is that Moyle District Council have also agreed to establish a working group to investigate other ways to alleviate congestion issues in Cushendall village centre, I look forward to this groups launch and I would hope to play an active part in the group going forward.”