Reopening of Pennyburn recycling plant put back until May 23rd

recycling centre

Derry and Strabane Council says there will be a slight delay to the planned opening of the new-look Pennyburn Recycling Centre, as final checks take place at the state of the art new facility.

The opening date has been pushed back to Monday May 23rd to allow for the necessary works to be completed.

The council says it's pleased with the progress of the work so far, and is confident the public will be impressed by the new range of services at the centre.

The transformation is a key capital development project representing an investment of over £1.5m from Council including £250,000 from Rethink Waste

The council says the new facility will have enhanced and improved recycling services and will be more accessible, safer and more user friendly, and this is key to the Council ongoing commitment to improve recycling across the area.

While the Pennyburn facility remains closed the public are asked to access the Council's other recycling centres across the district.

The Brandywell Recycling Centre will offer extended opening hours to account for the increase in demand from Pennyburn users, for more information on opening times go to www.derrystrabane.com <http://www.derrystrabane.com/service/wasterecycling/householdcentres>