The management company responsible for Centrepoint Retail Park in Roscommon town has confirmed that works on the carpark and access road at the site commenced on Tuesday and are set to be completed in the coming days.
Members of the public had been highly critical of the privately owned access roads into the facility in recent weeks.
Local Independent Councillor Kathleen Shanagher said the works would be warmly welcomed by Roscommon shoppers: “The road leading into the Centrepoint retail park is privately owned and therefore isn’t the responsibility of Roscommon County Council.
“I have been liaising with a member of management for Centrepoint now for the last few weeks and had raised the poor condition of the roads and access point a number of times and informed management that local people were annoyed.
“I am pleased to see the works being undertaken this week, because it is important for the future success of the retail park. I would urge people to be vigilant while the work is going on and to drive carefully in the area,” she said.
The management company responsible for Centrepoint declined to comment other than to confirm that the works had commenced on Tuesday and were expected to be completed later this week.