Newry Southern Relief Road - Community Consultation

Consultation opened on 14 November 2017. Closing date 22 December 2017.


Proposal: Providing a New Strategic Road Link between the A1 Dublin Road and A2 Warrenpoint Road.

The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is undertaking community consultation to inform the local community of the emerging proposals for the proposed Newry Southern Relief Road and to seek comments to help inform design development.


Consultation description

The Preliminary Options Report recommended that 2 corridors from the original 5 corridors be subject to further assessment. Three route options have been developed for consultation and will be the focus of this community consultation event.

Consultation will consist of a variety of avenues including staffed community consultation events, unstaffed exhibition displays, the DfI website, email and telephone exchange. DfI officers will be present during the staffed events and will be contactable throughout the consultation process.

The staffed Community Consultation event venue and dates are listed below.

Date Location Time
Tuesday 14 November 2018 & Wednesday 15 November 2018 Sean Holywood Arts Centre
1A Bank Parade
BT35 6HP
10.00 am to 09.00 pm

Unstaffed exhibition displays of project proposals will also be available at the venues listed below from 6 to 24 November 2017:

Newry City Library
79 Hill Street
BT34 1DG
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Offices
Monaghan Row
BT35 8DJ
Warrenpoint Town Hall
Church Street
BT34 3HN

Making a representation

You may make representations using the feedback forms provided at the community consultation event and unstaffed exhibition displays, or by email, letter and website as detailed below

Following this consultation a copy of the report is now available:

Note: Any comments you make to us during this consultation process will not affect your statutory rights to make further subsequent representations upon publication of the Environmental Statement, Draft Direction and Vesting Orders.  

Share this consultation

Back to top