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Part 8 Planning- Carrick-on-Suir Regeneration Plan

Pursuant to the requirements of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, Tipperary County Council hereby gives notice that it intends to carry out the following development:

Description: CARRICK ON SUIR REGENERATION PLAN

The proposed development includes for public realm refurbishment and enhancement in Carrick on Suir’s town centre comprising the upgrading of existing streets and lanes with new high-quality paving, kerbing, public lighting,
improved street furniture and utility diversions/works (including undergrounding of overhead ESB cables). Footpath space will be widened, traffic calming will be developed through build-out, reduced road carriage widths and
improved pedestrian crossings. Existing car parks will be improved and new car parking spaces provided. The traffic management at the junction of Main Street and Dillon Bridge will change from a signal-controlled junction to a
priority-controlled junction. Pedestrian movement will be prioritised by the design.

The development includes for public realm refurbishment and enhancement at Sean Healy Park comprising the development of a new vehicular parking area with entry and exit, footpaths and hard paved areas, widening of the
Blueway and the development of associated landscaping and services/utilities to serve the proposed and future uses; the extension of the Suir Blueway along North Quays to provide cycleway and pedestrian linkages from Sean Healy Park to Ormond Castle and the town centre; the upgrading of Strand Walk with new paving and the development of a new access to Ormond Castle grounds and closing of the existing ramped access.

Nature and extent of the proposed development is as follows:

Locations

Nature and Extent of Proposed Development

  • Carrick-on-Suir Town Centre;
  • Castle Lane;
  • Strand Walk;
  • North Quays;
  • Main Street;
  • Barrack Lane;
  • Entrance to (private) car park
    between 67 & 68 Main Street;
  • Chapel Street/New Lane;
  • Ball Alley Lane;
  • William Street;
  • Oven Lane;
  • Hotel Lane;
  • Strand Lane;
  • Bridge Street;
  • Cook Lane:
  • Entrance to Heritage Centre
    at Main Street;
  • Rowe’s Lane (a.k.a. Rose Lane);
  • Kiersey Place;
  • West Gate;
  • Greystone Street;
  • Well Road;
  • Sean Healy Park.
  • New streetscape layout for Main Street with new alignment design for footpaths and trafficked areas incorporating new paving, kerbing, hard and soft landscaping and street furniture.
  • Alteration of on-street parking for Main Street and other streets.
  • New surface finishes to laneways linking Main Street to car parks and the Quays and laneways off Main Street.
  • Demolition of a derelict building on Strand Lane to facilitate development of additional car parking spaces and an improved public realm.
  • Development of new surfacing and landscaping to Strand Lane/Oven Lane car park.
  • Development of a new vehicular carpark at Sean Healy Park adjoining the N24 accessed from the N24 and exiting onto Quay Rd.
  • Upgrade and widening of existing and development of new pathways and hard and soft paved areas in Sean Healy Park. Development of services and utilities to facilitate future development at Sean Healy Park.
  • Upgrade of surface finishes and alterations to the alignment of footpaths and trafficked areas along the North Quays from Sean Healy Park to Ormond Castle. New builds outs will be developed to calm traffic.
  • Upgrade of surface finishes and alterations to the alignment of footpaths and trafficked areas along Greystone Street and West Gate.
  • Development of sections of glass infill to North Quay Walls to open views to the river at the south of Oven Lane.
  • Upgrade of footpaths and trafficked area along Greystone Street and West Gate with new paving, kerbing, lighting etc.
  • Upgrade of footpath along Strand Walk with new paving and development of new access into Castle Park public open space. This involves development of new steps and a ramp and removal of a section of the existing wall bounding the Castle Park public open space.The existing ramp connecting Castle Park to Strand Walk to be removed and this access closed.
  • Development of associated drainage services and utilities.
  • Undergrounding of overhead electrical cables and upgrading of public lighting.
  • Development of EV parking spaces and associated infrastructure at Sean Healy Park and Strand Lane Car Park.
  • All associated site works.




The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and Article 250(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site.

And

Having regard to the information specified under Schedule 7A of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and based on an examination of the nature, size and location of the development, it is determined that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development, and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is not required.


Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including Appropriate Assessment (AA) and EIA Screening Reports, are available at the link below and for purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, or for inspection by appointment at: -

  • District Office, New Street, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary – Tel. 0761 06 5000,
  • Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary – Tel. 0761 06 5000,
  • Civic Offices, Mick Delahunty Square, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary – Tel. 0761 06 5000,

between the hours of 09.30 - 16.30 Monday to Friday during the period commencing 5th August 2021 to 3rd September 2021 (incl.)

Or with no appointment necessary, plans and particulars may be inspected at: -

  • Sean Healy Memorial Library, Fair Green, Co. Tipperary during normal opening hours from Monday to Friday 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00 during the period 5th August 2021 to 3rd September 2021(incl.)

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made in writing to The District Administrator, Carrick on Suir Municipal District Office, New Street, Carrick on Suir, Co. Tipperary, no later than 16.30 on 17th of September 2021. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Signed: Brian Beck, A/Director of Services,
Carrick-on-Suir Municipal District,
New Street, Carrick on Suir, Co. Tipperary.
Date: 4th August 2021.

Click here to see full Part 8 Planning Application Documentation

For further project updates and information visit http://www.yourcarrickonsuir.ie

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