Derry’s Peace Bridge collects top planning award

Derry's Peace Bridge has won a top planning award, from the Irish Planning Institute.

The Bridge, designed to link both banks of the River Foyle, took the Overall Award along with the former British Army Ebrington Barracks in a project submitted by the Ilex Regeneration Company.

The biennial Awards were presented at a ceremony in the Custom House by the Minister for Planning, Jan O Sullivan today.

Head of Communications with Ilex, Mo Durkan, says they will now go forward and to represent Ireland at the European Awards:

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