Parking on the table as Mitchelstown development plans revealed

Last Thursday evening was something of a ‘big reveal’ to those gathered in St George’s Arts and Heritage Centre, as the pre-draft plans for the development of the Georgian Quarter were presented to the public.

The deadline for submissions is September 3rd, and it is in the public interest from residents, visitors, business owners and traders to look at the plans and make their comments; the good, the bad and the ugly. 

Much of the discussion last Thursday focused on parking. There are 150 parking spaces in Market Square, and while there was some high-energy statements both in favour and against a possible reduction in parking there.

There was a notable silence when the planners pointed out that there are actually 1,300 parking spaces in the east of the town …

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