Flintshire Connects – Connah’s Quay open for business
Flintshire Connects Connah’s Quay was officially opened by Leader of the
Council, Councillor Aaron Shotton in a ceremony on Monday 14 July.
Local councillors, community leaders and guests turned out to see the ribbon
cut at the official opening of the third in a series of council customer
Flintshire Connects, the council’s face-to-face customer contact programme has
had unprecedented success in Holywell and Flint giving local residents access
to information and key County Council services such as housing, Streetscene,
welfare benefits and advice, Blue Badges, Concessionary Travel and Council Tax.
The new centre located on Wepre Drive within Connah’s Quay Library and Learning
Centre and a new Heritage Display which showcases historical information from
the local area.
Councillor Aaron Shotton, Leader of Flintshire County Council said: “The
Council is committed to offering exceptional customer service and the people of
Connah’s Quay and the surrounding area will be next to benefit from the
Flintshire Connects programme. I’m delighted to open the new building bringing
Council services, the Library and the Heritage display all under one roof
giving people access to joined-up services and cultural history.
“The new Heritage Display will provide the opportunity for all generations to
learn about the area’s proud industrial past in a modern and interactive
The formal ceremony was followed by an open afternoon of activities for local
schoolchildren and the public to enjoy the library and the new exhibition,
which captured local memories by scanning residents’ documents for future
Visitors also made use of the usual facilities delivered in the centre such as
paying council bills, enquiring about council services, joining the library,
using the computers free of charge and taking advantage of free WiFi.