Part 8 in respect of Safe Routes to School Programme for Gaelscoil Chluain Meala

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Proposed Public Realm Upgrades associated with the Safe Routes to School Programme for Gaelscoil Chluain Meala, Irishtown Upper, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, at a site of approximately 0.86 ha, to include Cantwell Street (including the junctions of Cantwell Street and Irishtown Upper, Cantwell Street and Western Park/Albert Street, and Cantwell Street and Western Road), the Western Road and Connolly Park junction, part of Irishtown (south of St. Mary’s C.B.S. Primary School) and part of Albert Street (north of St. Mary’s C.B.S. Primary School).

1. Cantwell Street:

  • The introduction of traffic management measures to direct all vehicle movements in a southbound direction only;
  • Dedicated off-street bus set down area adjacent to Gaelscoil Chluain Meala;
  • Improvement of the Cantwell Street/Western Road junction to include upgrading and widening of existing footpaths, and provision of controlled pedestrian crossings with associated signage and road markings to define gateway to the School Zone;
  • Improvement of the Cantwell Street/Irishtown Upper junction to include the removal of on-street parking on the southern side of the junction, upgrading and widening of existing footpaths, and provision of controlled pedestrian crossings north and south of the improved junction, with associated signage and road markings to define gateway to the School Zone;
  • The provision of enhanced public realm within the School Zone to include reduced road carriageway widths through the upgrading and widening of existing footpaths, provision of dedicated cycle/pedestrian facilities and soft landscaping;
  • Improvement of the Cantwell Street/Western Park/Albert Street junction to include upgrading and widening of existing footpaths, and provision of controlled pedestrian crossings; and
  • All associated site and ancillary works above and below ground.

2. Western Road and Connolly Park junction:

  • Upgrading and widening of existing footpaths;
  • New signal-controlled junction and pedestrian crossings; and
  • All associated site and ancillary works above and below ground.

3. Traffic Calming south of St. Mary’s C.B.S. Primary School along part of Irishtown, with associated signage and road markings to define gateway to School Zone.

Traffic Calming north of St. Mary’s C.B.S. Primary School along part of Albert Street, with road markings to define gateway to School Zone at Irishtown, Cantwell Street,  Western Road, Albert Street, Western Park, Connolly Park,  Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, within the townlands of Gortmaloge and Burgagery-Lands West, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and article 250(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 as amended. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site.

In accordance with Article 120(1)(a) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, the Planning Authority has carried out a screening for environmental impact assessment of the proposal. Having regard to the information specified under Schedule 7A of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and based on an examination of the nature, size and location of the development, it is determined that there is no likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including Appropriate Assessment Screening and Environmental Impact Assessment Screening report will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at: -

  • On line at  https://planning.localgov.ie/ 
  • Tipperary County Council, County Offices, Emmet Street , Clonmel, Co. Tipperary  E91D5T7
  • Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, E45 A099

During opening hours from 09th of August 2023 to 22nd of September 2023

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 situated, may be made in writing to:

Marcus O’Connor, Director of Services, Roads, Transportation and Infrastructure, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Nenagh,  Co. Tipperary,

Correspondence should be clearly marked ‘Part 8 in respect of Safe Routes to School Programme for Gaelscoil Chluain Meala ‘ 

or

Online at https://planning.localgov.ie/ no later than 4.30pm on Friday 22nd September 2023.

MD Area
Clonmel Borough District
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Online
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1088