Ambulance station up for award

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The new state-of-the art Ambulance Divisional Headquarters and Regional Station in Ballymena has been shortlisted for the prestigious RICS Northern Ireland Awards 2017.

The £4m facility at the Antrim Road in Ballymena is in the running for the top award in the Community Benefit category.

The shortlist briefing states that the facility provides an attractive, modern and sustainable building for Ballymena and its surrounding communities while enhanced divisional support, training and clinical support facilities for local paramedics ensures efficient and professional services.

Firms who worked on the project included surveyors, the Sweet Group, Todd Architects and Glasgiven Contracts.