Castlepollard Regeneration Project: The Town Park February 2022

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Westmeath County Council has (today) announced the submission of the commencement of the Part 8 Statutory Public Consultation and Planning Process for the development of a Town Park at Mullingar Road, Castlepollard. The proposed development is funded by the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) which is provided to support job creation in rural areas, address de-population of rural communities and support improvements in our towns and villages and outlying areas, as set out in Project Ireland 2040.
Westmeath County Council have engaged the consultants Cooney Architects / Keys Monaghan Architects, Joint Venture, to prepare the design. The proposal for the Town Park and Associated Pedestrian/Cycle Link is intended to positively enhance and regenerate the area with the creation of an active, sustainable amenity for residents and visitors alike.
As part of this process, Westmeath County Council is inviting all stakeholders and interested parties including residents, retailers, institutions, and businesses as well as community and sporting groups to express their views on the proposals.
To facilitate this engagement, Plans and Particulars of the proposed development are available for inspection at https://consult.westmeathcoco.ie/en and can be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at the offices of the Municipal District of Mullingar-Kinnegad, Westmeath County Council, Áras An Chontae, Mount Street, Mullingar, N91 FH4N from 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. each day, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, from the 28th February 2022 up to and including the 30th March 2022.
Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development, may be made in writing no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday 14 April 2022 either:
• In writing, clearly marked “Proposed Development of a Town Park at Mullingar Road Castlepollard” to the Administrative Officer, Planning Section, Westmeath County Council, Áras An Chontae, Mount Street, Mullingar, N91 FH4N.
ENDS
Image: Artistic Impression of the Proposed Town Park with Castlepollard Library in the foreground..
Image: Map showing the boundary around the proposed Town Park and lands for Pedestrian/Cycle Link to the Town Centre and to Castlepollard Community College.