Gas for Culmore welcomed

Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper.
Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper.

Sinn Féin Derry City Councillor Mickey Cooper has revealed that Firmus gas will be extended to hundreds of homes in the Culmore Road area.

Councillor Cooper said that following negotiations with Firmus Energy, gas will be available to all homes along the Culmore Road from Ardnashee right up to the Culmore Road Roundabout at Foyle Bridge.

“As well as streets leading directly off the Culmore Road, gas will also be extended to the Greenhaw Road, Castleview Park and Steelstown road,” he said.

“This will provide hundreds of homes with the option of switching to gas energy.”

He said work would be begin over the next few days and by finished by the ned of 2015, and vowed to lobby Firmus to extend the project to areas such as Farren Park and Garden City Lower.