LISBURN TO LURGAN GREENWAY


“Lagan Canal Greenway”

Following the route of the disused Lagan Canal out from Lisburn to Lough Neagh and down towards Lurgan to form a potential 29km greenway.

ROUTE DETAILS


Length 29 kilometres
Estimate £4.4 million
Timescale 2026 to 2040
Type Former canal
Title Lagan Canal
Border area No
Councils Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
  Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council

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PROGRESS UPDATES


Idea stage  

Feasibility  

Construction  

Completed  

June 2016: ACBCBC applies to Stage 1 of the DfI Small Grants Programme for Greenways competition

November 2016:  ACBCBC secures DfI £8,000 grant funding for a feasibility study on “Craigavon to Aghagallon greenway”

August 2017:  “Craigavon to Aghagallon greenway” misses cut at DfI Small Grants Programme stage 3

EXPLORE THE HISTORIC ROUTE


GREENWAY PROJECTS WHICH INTERSECT


BELFAST TO LISBURN GREENWAY

Building on the popularity of the historic 15km Lagan Towpath route between Belfast and Lisburn, much-needed upgrades and extra capacity.

CRAIGAVON BLACK PATHS

Ireland’s best dedicated urban active travel network, the Black Paths link the towns of Portadown, Craigavon and Lurgan.

LISBURN TO BANBRIDGE GREENWAY

A meandering 26km route from Lisburn through Hillsborough and Dromore’s spectacular viaduct to Banbridge.

GET INVOLVED


Successful greenway projects are driven by the passion of local people. If you have an update to share, a story to tell about the history of the route or future of the Lisburn to Lurgan Greenway, or if you want to submit a picture or video to this page, please get in contact.