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Approval for New Primary School and Nursery Unit in Glengormley

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Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

20th Feb 2024

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has approved plans for a new primary school and nursery unit for Gaelscoil and Naíscoil Éanna, replacing the existing school on the Hightown Road, Glengormley.

The new school and nursery will comprise 7 classrooms, a playroom, a multi-purpose hall and a library.  It will also include additional ancillary rooms, including administration and office spaces, school meals accommodation areas, multi-purpose rooms and secure outdoor play space.

The development involves a construction value of £7.4million investment in new educational facilities for the Irish Medium Primary School and Nursey sector.

Chairperson of the Planning Committee, Councillor Robert Foster commented “The new primary and nursery school will offer essential replacement facilities and ample space, enabling the school to function more efficiently.”