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Newtownabbey Way

Newtownabbey Way, Mossley Mill, Mossley, Newtownabbey, BT36 5QA

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About this venue

The Newtownabbey Way, originally conceived as the ‘Millennium Way’ in the late 1990s, becomes part of National Cycle Network Route 93 and runs from Corr’s Corner to the shores of Belfast Lough at Whiteabbey. Keen pedestrians and cyclists are already making use of the path which will undoubtedly be a major attraction for both residents and visitors to the Borough.

Access Guide

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Introduction

  • Newtownabbey Way, part of National Cycle Network Route 93 runs from Global Point at Corr's Corner to shores of Belfast Lough.
  • Linking Mossley, Monkstown and Whiteabbey the greenway passes through the grounds of the council offices at Mossley Mill and continues through Three Mile Water Park to the Monkstown shops.
  • From here it winds its way downhill passing beneath the impressive Bleach Green Railway Viaducts and arriving at the lough shore at Whiteabbey Village.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 18:30.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 18:30.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 18:30.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 18:30.
  • Friday 06:30 - 18:30.
  • Saturday 06:30 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 06:30 - 16:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Newtownabbey.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Mossley West.

Parking

  • This venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are uneven surfaces.
  • The car park surface is block paving.
  • There is a dropped kerb/non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
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    • There is not level access to the service.
    • The main doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 225cm (7ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Path Access Information

  • There are level changes throughout Newtownabbey Way, with occasional surface changes.
  • Surface changes vary from tarmac, concrete and wooden decking.
  • There are easy slopes and gradient changes throughout the track.
  • There are times when crossing a busy road is needed (picture 2 shows the crossing restrictions).

Level Change (Footpath)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to additional areas of the track.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • This ramp is wooden and has level landings throughout.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet facilities are available within the Mossley Mill Civic Centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet facilities are available within the Mossley Mill Civic Centre.