Clooney Greenway

Construction of the Clooney Greenway for Derry City & Strabane District Council.

Project Summary

Construction of the Clooney Greenway for Derry City & Strabane District Council.

Project Detail

Adman were appointed by Derry City & Strabane District Council as Principal Contractor to undertake the construction of the Clooney Greenway. The project formed a key part of the Council’s plan to extend its greenway network following the completion of the earlier Waterside Greenway which connects the Peace Bridge to Gransha Estate. The objective of the project was to provide safer, off-road access from Clooney and Nelson Drive to the new Foyle & Ebrington School site, whilst providing enhanced walking and cycling opportunities for the wider Waterside community. 

Key features of the works were as follows:

    • Demolition & site clearance to over 7,816m²
    • Construction of 1,000m of 3.5m wide Footpath/Cycle path incl. associated earthworks & excavation
    • Laying over 3,000m² of hot rolled asphalt surfacing, 2,120m of 75x150mm pre-cast kerbs, 9000m of storm drains
    • Fencing including installation of 1800mm high weld mesh powder coated fencing, 1300mm high timber post & rail fence & 500m of timber ‘D’ rail
    • Installing street furniture & signage
    • Soft landscaping works including, seeding out & bulb planting
    • Installing 49 lighting Columns complete with all associated fixings including excavation, disposal, earthwork support and concrete base foundation

    All works took place in a major urban environment & in the direct proximity of three local Schools (Nursery, Primary and Secondary) & various sport pitches/clubs & residential properties. This required comprehensive health & safety measures including phasing & segregation of works & development of detailed site traffic management plans