Large residential development with three storey nursing home planned for Tullamore

Camilla McLoughlin

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Camilla McLoughlin

Plans for 90 bed nursing home in Tullamore

Plans are in the pipeline for a 90 bed nursing home in Tullamore

Riverpoint, Construction Limited, is to apply to Offaly County Council to build a large residential development and a 90 bed, three storey, Nursing Home in Tullamore.

The facility is being proposed for Arden Road and adjacent to Arden Lane.

In addition to the nursing home the application seeks to build 77 residential units including two apartment blocks which will each be two storeys high. The rest of the residential units will comprise of two and three bedroom bungalows and two storey houses which will nearly all be two bedroom properties.

A coffee shop is also included in the plans for the site.

A new vehicular road and pedestrian access approximately 83cm long from the existing roundabout and spur road at Arden Road (R421) and associated surface water drainage connection via a wayleave to the existing surface water network adjacent to the roundabout at Arden Road also forms part of the plan.