Omagh Vision 2025

The Omagh: Towards a City Vision for 2025 document is intended to serve as a ‘road map for the future advancement and sustainable development of Omagh.’ It sets out the challenges which must be addressed and identifies what constricts development, and outlines the changes and initiatives over the next decades which will act as springboards for the future development and growth of the town.

Its key proposals include:

  • Developing opportunities of Lisanelly/St Lucia MOD lands and other key land banks
  • Relocating up to six schools to the Lisanelly site
  • Maximising potential of River Strule so that the waterfront becomes a key feature within the town
  • Ensuring successful completion of Strategic Road Improvements such as the A5 dual-carriageway project
  • Embedding enterprise, growing tourism, maintaining and enhancing Omagh’s role as a centre of excellence in Public Administration, maximising the opportunities from RPA and promoting Omagh as the regional economic hub
  • Securing the continuing vitality of rural schools
  • An improved Quality of Life for the people of Omagh through the advancement in their economic, educational, health and general well being