The planned £5.5million refurbishment of the EU Peace III funded Portadown People’s Park is now well under way. Fox QMAC JV have been appointed to carry out the refurbishment with the Park closing on Monday 9th June and there has been a substantial amount of work to date.
The site has been secured, fencing and signage has been erected with nearby residents informed. The 3 grass sports pitches have been completed with new drainage installed with the pitches being levelled, top soiled and reseeded. This will ensure that the sports pitches will be ready to be used once the park opens in Autumn 2015.
Work has also commenced on the new entrance and car park off Park Road and work on the new path ways around the park has also commenced. The old tennis courts have been excavated with the area being filled into create the new Events Space.