Work to begin on social housing project on St Peter’s site in Derry



Planning permission has been granted for 127 new social houses in Derry.

The homes will make up a new residential development at the former St Peter's High School site in Creggan.

The development will comprise of six four-bedroom houses, 63 three-bedroom houses, 30 two-bedroom houses and 28 one-bedroom apartments.

Earlier this year, it was revealed that there were more than 3,000 people on the social housing waiting list in Derry.

Former mayor and local councillor Kevin Campbell says work will begin within weeks.......