General Business / Mixed Use Zoning at Lacken, Dublin Road, Kilkenny.

Uimhir Thagarta Uathúil: 
Alex Wilsdon Jnr



Attached document outlines the case for rezoning of a portion of the lands at Lacken, Dublin Road, Kilkenny to General Business or Mixed Use to more accurately relfect the current and historical uses on the site and to faciltate the continued presence of employment generating enterprise at a convenient location on the Dublin Road.  


The desire to develop a Park & ride or Park & Pedal facility is clear from the plan. This site represnets an excellent option for these facilities due to the accessibility from the ring road and close proximity to the city centre. The success of such a scheme hinges on providing quick efficient access to the city centre so the selection of the parking site is key to the success.   

Main requests: 

Rezoning of a portion of the lands to General Business or Mixed Use.

Main reasons: 

To accurately reflect the current use of this portion of the site and to allow further development of Park & ride or Pedal & ride facilities in line with the Mobility plan outlined by the local authority.