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17 May 2022

Huge planning decisions due in Offaly in first days of 2020

Huge planning decisions due in Offaly in first days of 2020

Huge planning decisions due in Offaly in first days of 2020

Offaly County Council is due to decide on a number of significant planning applications in the first couple of weeks of 2020.

Among the decisions due is an application from William Grant & Sons Irish Brands Ltd at their premises at Bury Quay. The proposals include the erection of decorative signage, a six-metre-high banner arm flagpole and signage along the Grand Canal boundary railings. It also includes the erection of a new retractable canopy to the outdoor seating area on Bury Quay. 

Elsewhere at Kilcoursey, Clara, ABBD Construction will find out if they have the go-ahead to complete large housing development. 41 houses are due to be built at the site, including 28 semi-detached two-storey houses, ten semi-detached bungalows and three detached bungalows.

Tullamore Rugby Club is also waiting to hear the council's decision on a single-storey extension to the rear of the existing stand. This is to house a plant room for a generator and store room, an extension to the car park and a new entrance on Spollenstown Road.

Also, an application seeking to change the use of a health spa at Kilmucklin House in Clara to a professional services area will be decided. The services would consist of a 493sq.m floorspace, a wastewater system and percolation area. The work also provides for a number of roof lights and the replacing of existing timber cladding with new glazed walls and sliding door.

A decision is also due on a new workshop and office at Unit 6 of Portarlington Industrial Estate on Botley Lane in the town. The unit will consist of a workshop, servicing area and office area.

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