Originally Posted by linny
hopefully this will get the go ahead, badly needed in kilkenny
Permission for development. The development will
consists of A mixed use development comprising the
construction of (1) new access road from existing
round about on the N10 motorway link. (2) a vehicle
service station to include a convenience shop (with
food preparation and dining area, car wash and
covered forecourt area for fuel sales. (3) a discount
convenience retail unit (with provison for ancillary
alcohol sales. (4) a restaurant with drive thru facility
for the sale of hot food for consumption off the
premises. (5) all associated ancillary develoment
works including loading and storage area, staff
facilities, offices, car parking, footpaths, plant, lighting
signage and landscaping. A natura impact statement
has been included with this application as part of the
subject site is located within the river Nore candidate
special area of conservation an architectural heritage
impact assessment re Hebron House (A protected
structure) on adjoining lands has been included with
Thats about 5 Km from the M9 motorway, next to the ring road in Kilkenny, so wouldn't be considered a motorway sevice station.
A motorway service station should service the motorway.
Two possible places would be the Paulstown junction or Danesfort.
Paulstown has already been earmarked.
Still, a development like above should do well for those already exiting at Kilkenny anyway.
McDonalds have applied for a drivethrough at the same junction opposite the Toyota garage aswell.