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Part 8- Pedestrian bridge Station Rd, Newbridge

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (Part XI) (As amended)


Pedestrian Bridge at Station Road Newbridge.

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given that Kildare County Council proposes the development of a pedestrian bridge at Station Road, Newbridge, County Kildare.

The proposed pedestrian bridge is designed to provide improved access for the general public and customers of Irish Rail.

The public will access the bridge via a new footpath running parallel to Station Road.

Irish Rail customers will access the bridge from the northern platform of the station via a ramp.  Access from the southern platform will be via a lift.

This development will materially affect the character of part of a proposed protected structure, Newbridge Railway Station. This structure is listed in the Draft Kildare County Development Plan 2011 - 2017 Volume 2, Appendix II, Record of Protected Structures B23-52. The part of this structure being affected by the development is known as the Lamp Room.

Ancillary works associated with the scheme will include drainage, fencing, landscaping and signage.

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 during normal opening hours from Thursday the 1 of July 2010 until Thursday the 12 of August 2010 at the following locations:

Transportation Department:  Kildare County Council, Aras Chill Dara (Level 4), Devoy Park, Naas.  Co. Kildare.

Newbridge Community Library:   Athgarvan Road, Newbridge.
and will also be available to view on Kildare County Council’s website at

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the proposed development would be situated may be made in writing to: 

Senior Executive Officer,
Transportation & Public Safety,
Kildare County Council,
Áras Chill Dara,
Devoy Park,
Co. Kildare.

on or before 12.00 noon Friday 27th of August 2010.

Submissions should be headed; 

“Pedestrian Bridge at Station Road Newbridge”

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 Kildare County Council. Accordingly they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.

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