Kilkenny County Council
Draft Masterplan for Abbey Creative Quarter
(Former Smithwick’s Brewery site and Bateman Quay / Market Yard area)
In accordance with Objective 3C of the Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014-2020, Kilkenny County Council has prepared a Draft Masterplan for the Smithwick’s site and Bateman Quay/Market Yard area.
The Draft Masterplan is a non-statutory document. The Draft Masterplan is accompanied by a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report, Appropriate Assessment (AA) Natura Impact Report, Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) and Archaeological Strategy.
A copy of the Draft Masterplan and accompanying documentation may be inspected at the following locations for a 4 week period between Tuesday the 23rd June and Tuesday the 21st July 2015:
- Online at http://consult.kilkenny.ie/
- The Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny during office opening hours of 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.
- Carnegie Library, John’s Quay, Kilkenny during opening hours of: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 8pm, Thursdays and Fridays 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, and Saturdays 10am to 1:30pm.
An informal public information evening will be held in The Maltings, Tilbury Place, Kilkenny on Thursday the 25th of June 2015 from 4pm–7pm where all the documentation will be on public display and Council staff will be present to answer any queries.
Written submissions or observations with respect to the Draft Masterplan, SEA Environmental Report, AA Natura Impact Report and accompanying documentation made to the Planning Authority within this period will be taken into consideration before the making of the plan. All submissions must be clearly marked ‘Masterplan’. Submissions must be made online at http://consult.kilkenny.ie, or sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to Sean McKeown, Director of Services, Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny. Submissions must be received by the Planning Authority by 5pm on Tuesday the 21st July 2015.
Director of Services,
19th June 2015