Talacre to Ffynnongroew cycleway
Work is due to begin to create a new cycleway between Ffynnongroew and Talacre
as part of the on-going project ‘Linking Flintshire’s Communities’.
The proposed cycleway will follow the line of the existing All Wales Coastal
Path between the A548 in Tan Lan to the junction with Station Road in Talacre,
with a section going around the point of Ayr Colliery. This part of the Coastal
Path will be closed from 24 June to the end of August while the work is carried
Once complete the cycleway will provide a continuous cycling link from the
north of Mostyn through into Ffynnongroew and onto Talacre then continuing
along National Cycle Network 5 into Prestatyn.
During construction, the Bird Hide at the Point of Ayr Colliery will also be
closed and the Highway Authority may use its requisite powers to enter adjacent
land to undertake some of the works.
‘Linking Flintshires Communities’ project has been implemented by the Council
since March 2011 with three schemes already completed: Installation of a
Pegasus Crossing at Gronant, a public footpath enhancement scheme at Mostyn and
an on/off road cycleway between Mold/Sychdyn and Northop/Flint.
Councillor Bernie Attridge, Cabinet Member for Environment said: “The Linking
Flintshire’s Communities project aims to deliver environmental, social and
economic sustainability objectives, particularly around transport and climate
change, social cohesion and connectivity and by enhancing, developing and
promoting a series of footpaths, cyclepaths and bridleways within rural
The project has received around £715,000 of funding from the Welsh Government
and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development. Other funding has
come through the Regional Transport Fund, the Local Transport Fund and
Flintshire County Council and is in the region of £500,000.