Part 8 South East Greenway Link to Glenmore Village

Closed2 Aug, 2023, 09:00 - 19 Sep, 2023, 17:00

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In accordance with the provisions of Part XI of the Planning & Development Act 2000, as amended, and Part 8, Article 81, of Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended Kilkenny County Council as lead authority hereby gives notice of proposals pertaining to the following development:

The project involves the development of a pedestrian and cycle corridor 3.0m in width (length approximately 1.86km). The proposed linkage connects the Car park at Ballyverneen by way of the L – 7513-14 through the existing N25 underpass to the junction of L – 7513. Continuing through the second existing N25 underpass to the Junction with L -7510. Construction of a new corridor located in private lands inside hedge line along L – 7510 into the Village of Glenmore. Corridor re-joins existing public road L – 7510 with introduced traffic calming measures.  

The route comprises 1,860 metres in length through existing road and footpath network.  Third party lands to be acquired at the junctions of L – 7539 & L – 7501 and at the junction of L – 7501 & L – 7510 into Glenmore Village requiring third party land acquisitions.

The proposal put forward provides for the following:

  • Accommodation works consisting of security fencing, agricultural gates, stock proof fencing to facilitate landowners.
  • The clearance of vegetation on the link corridor, retaining boundary hedgerows and boundary vegetation where possible.
  • Repair and upgrade of existing drainage.
  • Excavation and installation of retaining structures on L – 7513 up to N – 25 underpass.
  • Laying of a 3-metre-wide bituminous surface on a crushed stone base to form a proposed pedestrian and cycle corridor.  
  • Alteration to footpaths in the two underpasses of N25 at L – 7513 & L – 7501.
  • Alterations/setbacks to vehicle restraint systems along L – 7513/ L – 7539/ L – 7501.
  • Installation of barriers for the safety of Greenway users. 
  • Installation of road signage, markings, lighting, pedestrian/cyclist crossings and ramps along existing road and path infrastructure through shared surface.

 

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection from Wednesday the 02nd of August, 2023 to Tuesday the 5th of September 2023 inclusive, on this website here under materials on the right hand side, and at the following offices:

 

 

Location

Opening Hours

Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny

From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm

Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays)

Ferrybank Library,

Ferrybank Shopping Centre,

Ferrybank,

Co. Kilkenny

Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays

From 10am to 1.30pm, 2.30pm to 5pm

Wednesday 10am to 1.30pm, 2.30pm to 7pm

Saturday 9.30am to 1.30pm        

Kilkenny County Council,

Ferrybank Area Office,

Ferrybank Shopping Centre,

Ferrybank,

Co. Kilkenny

From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm

Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays)

 

 

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 carried out, may be made

The latest date for receipt of submissions on the above scheme is Tuesday the 19th of September, 2023.

Submissions should be clearly marked ‘South East Greenway link to Glenmore village’.

 

In accordance with the requirements of Article 120(1)(a) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) the Planning authority has made a preliminary examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development.  The authority has concluded that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and a determination has been made that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is not required. As per Article 120(3) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), where any person considers that the development proposed to be carried out would be likely to have significant effects on the environment, he or she may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on the date of the publication of this notice apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have a significant effect on the environment.

 

Denis Malone,

A Director of Services,

Kilkenny County Council,

County Buildings,

John Street,

Kilkenny