Introduction

Dúntadate_range23 D.F., 2015, 10:00am - 22 Nol, 2015, 11:59pm

The Masterplan and Urban Design Framework for the former Smithwicks Brewery site and Bateman Quay area of Kilkenny City, approved by the elected members of Kilkenny Co. Co. at a meeting held on 31st July 2015, made provision of the retention and renovation of the former Brewhouse Building on the Brewery Site.  A design has now been prepared for the renovation of this building and the landscaping of the adjoining area of Horse Barrack Lane.   It is proposed that the building be redeveloped to allow for a range of uses including education, research & Development and/or office.

In accordance with the provisions of Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2000-2015, details of the proposed development are now being placed on public display.  Details of the proposed development will be on display for a 6 week period from 23rd October to 8th Dec. 2015.  Submissions and 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 are now invited , with a closing date for  receipt of submissions on Tuesday 22nd Dec. 2015.

Introduction
As there no identified occupant yet for this building it is premature to be designing it to such a specific standard, the scale of the building is inappopriate for the setting and is far...