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29/04/2021

Hawthorn Heights Appointed To Transform Lochgilphead's Front Green

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Hawthorn Heights has scooped a contract to transform Lochgilphead’s Front Green into a community and recreation space.

The contractor is expected to start construction works in June.

The development includes:

• A new play park

• A new public square

• Increased seating

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• Improved cycling and walking facilities

• Enhanced drainage and land raising

Councillor Alastair Redman, Policy Lead for Business, Regeneration and Commercial Development, said: "Creating outdoor recreation spaces not only brings benefits to our community but also to visitors and local businesses. It's great to see this long term community aspiration become a reality."

Following public consultations, the design proposals received planning permission in November 2019 with a minor amendment to approval approved in January 2021.

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