Additional £120,000 to extend Comber Greenway widening scheme

Date published: 25 April 2018

Work is now underway on a further phase of the Comber Greenway improvement scheme, following the announcement of an additional £120,000 funding towards the project.


Widening and resurfacing has recently been completed between Holywood Arches and East Link Road and this latest funding will extend the scheme an extra 1.8 kilometres to Millmount Chase, further enhancing the experience for walkers and cyclists.

Subject to favourable weather conditions it is anticipated that the work will be completed by the summer.

For health and safety reasons the Greenway will need to be closed to the public while the work takes place, however diversionary routes have been identified and will be signposted in order to minimise any inconvenience to the public.

Notes to editors: 

  1. Work commenced on the first phase between Holywood Arches and East Link  Road on 18 January and has now been completed.
  2. The path is being widened to approximately four metres.
  3. This latest funding brings investment in the scheme to £470,000.
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