UNANIMOUS SUPPORT FOR CROWE’S PROPOSED SOLUTION FOR ‘BLAYNEY’S BELEAGUERED BUILDING

5 April 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Veronica Corr

Monday afternoon’s meeting of Monaghan County Council received the following update on Castleblayney Courthouse from Chief Executive, Mr. Eamonn O’Sullivan: “In November 2018, Monaghan County Council issued a tender for consultants, to complete a Structural Survey and Assessment of the Market House in Castleblayney.

The purpose of the survey and report was to ascertain the structural integrity of the building. Alan Clarke & Associates were appointed to compete the work and they conducted an initial site viewing in December 2018. “On 25 January 2019, the structural engineer was unable to gain access to the Market House, following the collapse of an internal load-bearing wall.

The building was declared a public safety risk and a safety cordon was erected immediately to prevent access to the building…

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