Posts Tagged ‘monread’

Multi-Sports Complex Refused in Naas, Co. Kildare

November 16, 2010

An Bord Pleanala have refused permission for a multi-sports complex in Monread North, Naas, Co. Kildare.  There were 3 reasons for refusal:

1. The proposed development involves the relocation of local sporting facilities from an existing, highly accessible suburban location to a peripheral unserviced site in the surrounding rural area which, for access purposes, would
be increasingly reliant on private vehicular transport. In this respect, it is considered that the proposed development would constitute urban generated development which would give rise to unsustainable transportation patterns and would result in the removal of established local sporting activities to a less sustainable location contrary to the provisions of Policy Statement RP1 of the Kildare County Development Plan, 2005 which seeks ‘To protect and improve amenities and recreational assets in the interests of residents and tourists alike’. The proposed development would, therefore, be contrary to the proper planning and sustainable development of the area.

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Application for large-scale Sports Centre in Naas, Co. Kildare

April 15, 2010

An application has been lodged with Kildare County Council for a Sports Centre in Monread, Naas, Co. Kildare.  The development will consist of a Multi Sports Complex including a 3 storey sports centre building including 460 covered external seating area, all weather running track with in field sports events area; cross country running track to perimeter of site ; I no. all weather hockey pitch ; 2 no. all weather soccer pitches ; 3 no. grass soccer pitches ; floodlighting associated with the complex ; 2 no. 300 person covered spectator stands ; wastewater treatment system ; underground LPG storage tank ; 175 no car parking spaces and 5 no. coach parking spaces. The development includes the upgrade of the existing over bridge crossing the M7 and the provision of a new pedestrian bridge.

Tescos appeals in Monread, Naas withdrawn

March 26, 2010

First and third Party appeals relating to the construction of a district shopping centre by Tescos have been withdrawn.  The decision of the Council to grant permission now stands.