Planning application details ref: 191287 Galway County Council

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Planning Application: 191287 (Galway County Council )
File Number: 191287
Application Type: PERMISSION Planning Status: APPLICATION FINALISED
Received Date: 20/08/2019 Decision Due Date: 10/06/2020
Validated Date: 20/08/2019 Invalidated Date:
Further Info Requested: 14/10/2019 Further Info Received: 14/05/2020
Withdrawn Date: Extend Date:
Decision Type: Conditional Decision Date: 15/06/2020
Leave to Appeal: Appeal Date:
Commenced Date: Submissions By:

Applicant Details

Applicant name: Waterways Ireland
Applicant Address:
Phone Number: +44 (0) 2866346276 Fax Number:
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Applicant Details


Proposed Development

Development Description: for developments at; Connaught Harbour to Portumna Bridge, Fairyhill following the ESB flood embankment, through Lough Derg Water Recreation Park, Portumna to Portumna Forest Park, Portumna Demesne, County Galway. The development consists of two Phases, Phase 1: a new multi-use shared leisure route (Blueway), 2.4km in length, with tailored surface finishes, information, directional and safety signage and all other associated ancillary works. The route commences at Portumna Bridge, crosses over the ESB flood bank via a new timber boardwalk, following along the toe of the flood bank connect to Lough Derg Water Recreation Park. A new cycle advisory lane, marked parking bays upgrade to footpaths shall be constructed at Lough Derg Water Recreation. The route continues through adjacent farm land which connects to OPW lands that lead to the existing access road at Portumna Forest Park. Phase 2: a new 8 berth marina, incorporating boat pump-out at Connaught Harbour, the removal of the two existing buildings and construction of a new car parking area. Located at the existing Waterways Ireland works yard at Portumna bridge the three existing building shall be removed, for the construction of a new car parking and amenity area, including a new timber covered space incorporating a bat roost. Existing footpaths shall be repaired where required and a new Toucan road crossing shall be constructed to connect to the Blueway constructed in Phase 1. The proposal will involve works to or within the curtilage of the following protected structures; Portumna Harbour, Fairyhill (RPS 477) and Portumna Castle, Portumna Demesne (PRS 3785). A Natura Impact Statement have been prepared and included as part of the planning application
Development Address: Portumna Demense, Portumna, Fairyhill
Architect Name: Location Key: PORTUMNA DEMESNE PORTUMNA
Electoral Division: Planner: TARA QUINN
Social Housing Exempt: Plan Enforcement #:
IPC Licence Required: No Waste Licence Required: No
Protected Structure: No Protected Structure #:
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Proposed Development


Comments

Significant Case Flag: U Comments:

Decision

Decision Date: 15/06/2020 Manager Order:
Decision Type: Conditional Number of Conditions: 10
Grant Date: 03/08/2020 Grant Managers Order #:
Section 47 Apply?: Part 5 Apply?:
Expiry Date: 02/08/2025
Decision Description: for developments at; Connaught Harbour to Portumna Bridge, Fairyhill following the ESB flood embankment, through Lough Derg Water Recreation Park, Portumna to Portumna Forest Park, Portumna Demesne, County Galway. The development consists of two Phases, Phase 1: a new multi-use shared leisure route (Blueway), 2.4km in length, with tailored surface finishes, information, directional and safety signage and all other associated ancillary works. The route commences at Portumna Bridge, crosses over the ESB flood bank via a new timber boardwalk, following along the toe of the flood bank connect to Lough Derg Water Recreation Park. A new cycle advisory lane, marked parking bays upgrade to footpaths shall be constructed at Lough Derg Water Recreation. The route continues through adjacent farm land which connects to OPW lands that lead to the existing access road at Portumna Forest Park. Phase 2: a new 8 berth marina, incorporating boat pump-out at Connaught Harbour, the removal of the two existing buildings and construction of a new car parking area. Located at the existing Waterways Ireland works yard at Portumna bridge the three existing building shall be removed, for the construction of a new car parking and amenity area, including a new timber covered space incorporating a bat roost. Existing footpaths shall be repaired where required and a new Toucan road crossing shall be constructed to connect to the Blueway constructed in Phase 1. The proposal will involve works to or within the curtilage of the following protected structures; Portumna Harbour, Fairyhill (RPS 477) and Portumna Castle, Portumna Demesne (PRS 3785). A Natura Impact Statement have been prepared and included as part of the planning application

Appeal Details


Appeal Details
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