Councillors agreed on Laurel Hill land sell-off

Nine acre site could accommodate 83 dwellings

Councillors agreed on Laurel Hill land sell-off

The council owned property at Laurell Hill.

Peter Winter

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Peter Winter

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PRIME real estate with views over the River Bann could be set to net the council a massive cash windfall.

The nine-acre Laurel Hill site has been in the council's possession since 1979.

It had, until six months ago, been earning ratepayers just £550 per year.

Last month, however, members of Cloonavin's Land and Property subcommittee authorised its sale.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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