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Part 8 Planning - Proposed Celbridge Civic Amenity & Waste Transfer Facility

Proposed Celbridge Civic Amenity & Waste Transfer Facility

at Kilmacredock Upper and Castletown, Celbridge.

Kildare County Council Part 8 Development

Public Consultation 

Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Planning & Development Regulations Act 2001 (as amended)

In accordance with Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Kildare County Council hereby gives notice of proposals pertaining to development as follows:

A proposed Civic Amenity and Waste Transfer Facility on site at Kilmacredock Upper & Castletown, Celbridge, Co. Kildare for mixed household municipal waste streams, with a maximum capacity of 7,500 tonnes per annum, and comprising the following buildings:

(i)      A single storey (166.83 metres squared) Administration/ Staff Building

(ii)   A single storey (33 metres squared) Pay Station Building

(iii) A single storey (11 metres squared) Weighbridge Building

(iv) A single storey (57.64 metres squared) Household Hazardous Waste Storage Building

Additional works required to support the facility include internal roads and set down areas, a site wastewater treatment plant, material handling areas, staff and visitor parking, moveable waste skips, CCTV and public lighting and landscape works (including retaining walls), in addition to all necessary services and utility provision and associated site works.

The proposed development includes modifications to the R449 regional road adjacent to the proposed site entrance including a right-hand turning lane and associated road infrastructure signage, and modifications and widening to the existing site entrance, footpaths, cyclepaths and landscaping.

The Council as the Competent Authority has concluded that the proposed project, individually, and in combination with other plans and projects, is not one which requires an Appropriate Assessment (AA) or Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.  

Plans and particulars of the proposed scheme will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy from Monday, 10 June, 2019 to Tuesday, 9 July, 2019 during public opening hours at the following locations:

  • Kildare County Council (Level 2 Exhibition Area), Aras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare and
  • Celbridge Library, St. Patrick’s Park, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, W23 VA47.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also be available to view during the period noted above on Kildare County Council’s website at

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development and dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made, in writing, to Liam Dunne, Senior Executive Officer, Environment Department, at the address below before 12 noon on Thursday, 25 July, 2019, or by email to

All submissions and observations should be headed: ‘Part 8 Civic Amenity and Waste Transfer Facility at Celbridge, Co. Kildare – KCC Ref. P82019.11’.

All comments, including names and addresses of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this scheme will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Celbridge Leixlip Municipal District Committee (Kildare County Council). Accordingly, they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.

A Public Information Evening will be hosted by the Council in Celbridge Library on Thursday, 20 June, 2019 between 5.00 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. as part of the consultation process. Telephone 045 980588/ (01) 6272207.


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