Car showroom plan opposed by families in housing need

The old Dunnes Stores at Hillview Retail Park in the Crumlin Road with plans to turn it into a car showroom and café.
FAMILIES on the housing waiting list, some in hostel accommodation for over two years, are to protest against the proposed commercial development of a north Belfast site they say should be used for social housing. Planning permission for the redevelopment including a car showroom and drive through restaurant and café have already been submitted for the Hillview retail park on the Crumlin Road. The seven acre site, which is privately owned, is currently home to a weekly Sunday market and car boot sale but lies unused for the rest of the week. Dunnes Stores, who were the an[...]

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