Homes for elderly planned for King John’s Castle car park

first_imgEmail RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Mortgage payment break for local authority home loan borrowers will be extended by a further three months TAGSHousinglimeirck city and countyNews Previous articlePhotos: Thousands support Limerick’s celebration of World PrideNext articleLimerick remembers fallen heroes Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. NewsHousingHomes for elderly planned for King John’s Castle car parkBy Bernie English – July 18, 2019 669 WhatsApp Limerick city house prices rise 4.9% as time to sell falls Advertisementcenter_img PLANS have been lodged to build 27 houses for older people on a site which is currently in use as a car-park for visitors to King John’s Castle.Limerick City and County Council have lodged a planning notice for the homes at the site defined by Castle Street, Island Gate, Old Dominick Street and Church Street known as the Orchard Site, Kings Island, Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The proposed development will consist of six one bed and 14  two-bed apartments in buildings varying in height from one to three storeys organised around a central garden and new pedestrian route.There will also be works adjacent to the City Wall, a recorded archaeological monument and protected structure, and landscaping and works to existing boundary walls.Also included are plans for three one-bed and four two-bed apartments in buildings varying in height from 1-2 storeys including modifications and re-paving of a section of Old Dominick Street.The design includes space for ten cars to park as well as new car and pedestrian access, landscaping and public and private amenity spaces.Limerick City and County Council has carried out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening Report and has determined that there is no likelihood of significant effects on the environment.But members of the public still have a few days – one month from the lodging of the notice on June 20 – to apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination.Limerick City and County Council has also carried out an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report and determined that a full Appropriate Assessment is not required in respect of this proposed development.Submissions and observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated may be made in writing to: Planning and Environmental Services Department, Limerick City and County Council Offices, Dooradoyle Road before 4 pm on Thursday, August 6.. Limerick county house prices to rise 5% in 2021 Print Facebook Twitter Limerick on Covid watch list Linkedin Local backlash over Aer Lingus threatlast_img

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