NEW VISION FOR MONAGHAN TOWN TAKES FIRMER SHAPE AS LOCAL AUTHORITY APPROVES PLANS

10 December 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The ambitious and comprehensive regeneration plans that have been in progress in recent years for the centre of Monaghan Town took on firmer shape and substance at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council when a regeneration plan for the development of the northern side of Dublin Street, and a “master plan” for lands at Rooskey to incorporate new civic offices, housing, business and public space, were given the approval of the elected membership.

A presentation on the plans was made remotely to the meeting – held in the Iontas Theatre in Castleblayney – by Kevin Woods and Charlotte Sheridan from architects and urban planners Sheridan Woods. Stating that the members of the Monaghan Municipal District would be familiar with the Dublin Street regeneration proposals, Co Council Senior Planner Adrian Hughes said that the Council had already secured Department funding of €13 million to deliver the broader regeneration project. The Dublin Street South element of the plan was already part of the Monaghan Co Development Plan and been through a recent public consultation process in relation to its technical design. Mr Hughes said that Kevin Woods and Charlotte Sheridan had been engaged in the preparation of master plans for the future development of the Rooskey lands and the area to the north of….

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