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Mayor welcomes first residents of Knockenagh Lane Housing Development

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Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

31st Jan 2023

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Alderman Stephen Ross recently visited the new social housing development Knockenagh Lane, in Rathfern, to welcome the first families to receive keys to their new homes.

This new social housing development built on the former site of Carnview Children’s Home, consists of apartments, semi-detached houses and two wheelchair accessible bungalows, providing new homes for local families, particularly the elderly and disabled.

During his visit, the Mayor met with a number of new homeowners including Helen and Andrew Ryan who received their keys to a new accessible bungalow, he said: “This new housing development in the heart of Rathfern will provide much needed housing for the local community. It was great to speak to some of the new residents and hear how these new homes will greatly improve their quality of life. I would like to wish them all the very best for the future.”

Greg Woods from Arbour housing added: “I would like to thank the Mayor for his support at the first handover of keys to the new residents. This development is in a highly sought after location and is a great asset to the area. I look forward to welcoming more new families to Knockenagh Lane in the next handover phase.”