May 9, 2024 by Rikki Thompson
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Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Community Planning Partnership and local elected representatives are inviting the public to shape the development of Dromore Place Plan. The Place Plan will be co designed by the people who live, work and visit Dromore, setting out a shared vision for the future to improve the social, economic and environmental aspects of the town.

The Place Planning process will provide an opportunity for the partnership to work together with local people and key stakeholders, unlocking innovation and change, to improve the quality of life in Dromore to benefit all. As part of the engagement campaign the local community are encouraged to participate and ‘Take stock’ of what Dromore has to offer and share their thoughts on the future of Dromore.

As the lead partner, the Council are seeking to engage with people of all ages collecting their thoughts, aspirations and needs for Dromore.  Various engagement sessions have been planned between May and June 2024, which are outlined below;

  • Tuesday 14 May – 7.00pm – 8.30pm at Dromore Community Centre, Bowling Pavilion.
  • Tuesday 21 May – 11.15am – 12.45pm at Dromore Community Centre, Bowling Pavilion.
  • Wednesday 22 May – 10.00am – 11.00am with Dromore Heritage Walk and Talk meeting at Market Square.
  • Wednesday 22 May – 12 Noon – 5.00pm at Dromore Town Hall, 38 Market Square.
  • Wednesday 22 May – 5.45pm – 7.00pm at Dromore Town Hall, 38 Market Square.
  • Friday 10, 17, 24 & 31 May – 10.00am – 11.30am at Dromore Town Hall, 38 Market Square.

Ethna McNamee, Chair of the Place Board welcomed the consultations:

“It is inspiring to see how previous place plans across the borough have been shaped by local people, creating vibrant towns with changes they want to see, enhancing living and working in the area.

“We are looking forward to engaging with everyone who lives, works and invests in Dromore. To hear their views and suggestions on what can be done to improve the area for them.  I would encourage businesses, residents, and communities within the town to attend the public consultations and engage with us to help shape your local town.”

An online survey is available for the public to give their views on the Dromore Place Plan, at

Visit or email to find more about the Dromore Place Plan.

This project is funded by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council with HLM Architects appointed to develop the place plan.


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