|Landslide at Glen Lyon Park|
I am concerned Holywood’s Glen Lyon Park could be destroyed due to a further landslide after recent movements have left an embankment in a perilous state.
After being contacted by the Greenspaces Group and visiting the park in person I am very concerned that recent and on-going earth movements have already caused one landslide with another likely if action isn’t taken soon.
Initial contact with Council officers indicates that responsibility for rectifying problem rests with a private land owner. Whilst liaison is on-going to secure the unstable embankment I am concerned that until a solution is in place the scenic park could be destroyed with contents of nearby homes and the busy Church Road tumbling down into the tranquil Twisel Burn River.
I look forward to receiving further updates on efforts to resolve this problem before less favorable weather conditions arrive further increasing the risk of another more disastrous landslide.