Public Realm Project

Revitilizing Spaces and Places
Brochure from contractors FP McCann outlining the Public Realm project.

Traffic Restrictions
Map of traffic restrictions imposed as a result of the Public Realm works. Click here for Extinguishment of Vehicle Rights document. Click here for detailed restrictions document.

Contractors Presentation
Presentation if PDF format from Public Realm works contractor, FP McCann.

FP McCann Ltd, the construction appointed by the Department for Social Development, commenced construction work on the Derry City Centre Public Realm project on 30 March 2009. This multi-million pound project, which will create a series of high quality public spaces and streetscapes in guildhall Square, Waterloo Place and adjoining streets, is scheduled for completion in May 2010.

A site has been established on the former Foyle Street car park and an information office is open with public access from Whittaker Street. The telephone number of the site is (028) 7127 3940 and the main points of contact are:

  1. Russell Eddis (Contract Manager – FP McCann)
  2. Enda Shields (Assistant Contract Manager – FP McCann)
  3. Ciaran Hanna (Project Manager – BDP)

FP McCann’s supervisor, Jim McCloy, will act as liaison office with local businesses on a day to day basis and Jim may be contacted directly on the site.

Jim Roddy, City Centre Manager, will also undertake a liaison role between traders, contractors and statutory agencies. Jim can be contacted on (028) 7136 0169 or mobile 077 1123 8212. Regular updates will be posted here on this site.

An indicative programme covering the period April–July is available. Click here to view. However it should be clearly understood that this is subject to change as works progress and as site conditions dictate.

You will also wish to note that the Northern Ireland Water (NIW) is replacing water mains as part of the project. The NIW contractor, McNicholas Construction, commenced work on 2 March and is doing this work ahead of FP McCann Ltd. The contact points for the Northern Ireland Water works are as follows:

  • Waterline 08457 440 088 Text phone 08457023 206
  • Mc Nicholas Construction (028) 9039 5757 (during working hours)
  • Mc Nicholas Careline 0845 2000 214 (outside working hours)