Planning permission granted for Maritime Museum in Derry

 

Derry City and Strabane District Council has been granted planning permission for the Ebrington Square Maritime Museum in Derry.

The plans include change of use, alterations and the extension of a number of former military buildings at Ebrington Square to provide a Maritime Museum and Archive Centre, parking and landscaping.

Mark Lusby, Project Co-Ordinator for the Friends of Derry Walls says it is welcome news for the city's maritime history but a lot more work needs to done: