There are plans for a new car park at the Leafair pitches.
Plans have been submitted to build a new car park at a local sports centre which has faced traffic congestion problems for many years.
The Leafair pitches are very popular but there is limited car parking and local residents have complained about the dangers posed by cars parking in the surrounding streets.
Now, a planning application has been submitted to build a new car park behind the main building with the access being from the Lenamore Road.
The application has been submitted by Leafair Community Association.
It is understood that the proposed car park could cater for around 50 vehicles.
If given the green light by Derry City and Strabane District Council, the new parking facilities will be welcome by local residents and users of the sports centre.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from Derrynow.com
Buy the e-paper of the Derry News and the County Derry Post here for instant access to Derry's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Derry with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.