15.0 Project Outputs and Outcomes
Sligo Local Authorities are confident that they can deliver the projects proposed within this GIF submission. The development of the Eastern Fringe of the city will have a positive impact on the overall development of Sligo and the region.
In summary, by the end of 2010 Sligo Local Authorities will have delivered:
Key infrastructural improvements in the city:
- An Eastern Bridge and approach roads, providing connectivity between north and south of the Garvoge river.
- An enhanced pedestrian zone which will deliver connectivity in the urban core.
- Regionally significant cultural facilities including a museum and the redevelopment of the Model::Niland incorporating a Civic Plaza.
- A regional park covering 92.15 hectares with a mix of active and passive recreational facilities.
Access to key strategic development sites at Cleveragh, Connaughton Road and the Centre Block Development. This provides significant regeneration, residential and commercial opportunities for the city and will facilitate the achievement of critical mass.
A range of iconic buildings and structures that will define “Sligo City”.
An integrated partnership structure representing the public, private and community sectors at local and regional level.
Further opportunities for enterprise development and employment through the implementation of a targeted enterprise strategy.
Social and cultural benefits for those living, working and visiting Sligo City.