Proposed Housing Development of 32 no. dwelling units consisting of 19 no. 2-bed units and 13 no. 1-bed units at Friar’s Mill Road/ Canal Avenue, Mullingar, County Westmeath
WESTMEATH COUNTY COUNCIL
COMHAIRLE CONTAE NA HIARMHI
Part XI OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)
PART 8 OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, 2001 (as amended)
DEVELOPMENT OF 32 NO. DWELLING UNITS CONSISTING OF
19 NO. 2-BED UNITS AND 13 NO. 1-BED UNITS
FRIAR’S MILL ROAD / CANAL AVENUE, MULLINGAR, COUNTY WESTMEATH.
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the requirements of the above Act and Regulations, that Westmeath County Council proposes to undertake the following development:
Development of 32 no. dwelling units consisting of 19 no. 2-bed units and 13 no. 1-bed units at Friar’s Mill Road/ Canal Avenue, Mullingar, County Westmeath
The demolition of 2 no. semi-detached, storey and a half houses and the construction of 32 no. dwelling units consisting of; a four-storey main block (two-storey above Royal Canal footpath Level) with a six storey landmark element (four-storey above Royal Canal footpath Level) with containing 8 no. 1 bedroom apartments, 8 no. 2 bedroom apartments and 8 no. two bedroom duplexes, a two/three storey block containing 5 no. 1 bedroom apartments and 1 two bedroom duplex and 2 no. two-bedroom semi-detached houses. Site development works including new vehicular access/shared surface from Friar’s Mill Road with bridge over the Brosna River, extension of Canal Avenue road access to terminate in a paved home zone area, pedestrian access way from the canal footpath, parking and shared surface area, boundary walls, pedestrian ramp, footpaths, road alignment work, bin store, site services, attenuation, public lighting, cut and fill of ground to remove Japanese knotweed, gabion walls to canal embankment, landscaping and associated works. The proposed development is located at the end of Friar’s Mill Road and connects to Canal Avenue via a pedestrian stairs and ramp access. The site will be known as ‘Corn Mill’ and is adjacent to protected structure RPS 019-208/NIAH15310222.
Public Inspection Point
Plans and Particulars of the proposed development are available for inspection at https://consult.westmeathcoco.ie/en and can be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at the offices of the Municipal District of Mullingar-Kinnegad, Westmeath County Council, Aras An Chontae, Mount Street, Mullingar, N91 FH4N from 9.30a.m. to 4.00p.m. each day, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, from Wednesday 16th of June 2021 to Monday 19th of July 2021.
Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development may be made via the Council's Public Consultation Portal at https://consult.westmeathcoco.ie/en or a written submissions or observations in relation to the proposed development, may also be submitted to the District Manager, Mullingar-Kinnegad Municipal District, Westmeath County Council, Aras An Chontae, Mount Street, Mullingar, N91 FH4N to arrive not later than 4.00pm on Monday 2nd of August 2021.
Written submissions or observations received will form part of a statutory report to be presented to a meeting of Westmeath County Council and will form part of a public document. The information contained in submissions may be available for public inspection, to be published on the Council's website and available at the Council’s public counter. Details, including the names of those making submissions may be shared with relevant Council Departments or their agents involved in this Part 8 process.
Current Service to the Public during Living with Covid-19 arrangments
In line with the current Covid 19 restrictions, where the viewing of hard copies of the proposed documentation is deemed absolutely necessary, the Planning Authority will facilitate the inspection of the aforementioned documentation at County Buildings, Mullingar, by appointment only.
In this regard, please contact the District Manager, Municpial District of Mullingar Kinnegad, Westmeath County Council 044 93 32203 to arrange an appointment.
All customers are required to adhere to Councils requirements in preventing the spread of Covid-19 and in particular, to ensure social distancing and good hygiene etiquette as directed by the HSE.