Day 165 Sign of The Times (Photo A Day 2012)

After many many years of controversy a development company has finally been granted planning permission to build a third supermarket in Coalisland. The location of the new store has always been a contentious one because it’s on the site of the head of the Coalisland Canal. Local campaigners for the development/conservation of the  Canal have argued that the it was an important part of the towns heritage and should be developed as a tourist attraction. Clearly that battle has now been lost with the commencement  of work. Time will tell if the new build will bring the regeneration of the town that has been promised by some.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s