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Part 8 - Removal and Erection of Fencing at Castletown, Hawthorn Housing Estates and Castletwon Demesne

Planning and Development Acts 2000 – 2010 (Part 8)

Planning and Development Regulations 2000 – 2010 (Part 8)

Planning and Development Regulations 2006

Proposed part removal and erection of fencing at Castletown and Hawthorn Housing Estates and Castletown Demesne, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given that Kildare County Council proposes the erection of up to 800 linear metres of powder coated mesh boundary fence of heights up to 2.4m above ground level, including 5 gated access locations, the removal of existing fence separating open space in Hawthorn View Housing Estate and the wooded open space, associated site works including the removal of scrub and the felling of trees, along the southern boundary of the wooded open space separating Castletown and Hawthorn Housing Estates and Castletown Demesne, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.

The wooded open space is located in the site curtilage and attendant grounds of Castletown House which is a protected structure. The purpose of the fence is to facilitate the integration of the wooded open space into the management structure of Castletown House and its environs.

The proposed boundary fence commences at the top of Celbridge Avenue, abuts rear and side boundaries of houses in the Castletown Housing Estate, extends through the public open space near Lady Louisa’s Temple (a protected structure), abuts rear and side boundaries of houses in Hawthorn View Housing Estate, replaces the existing boundary fence separating the open space in Hawthorn View and the wooded open space and finishes, joining the northern boundary fence in Hawthorn View Housing Estate.

The 5 gated access locations comprise of the following;

Access Point 1 and 2 located in Castletown Housing Estate, each comprise of a double service gate and a single public pedestrian gate, Access Point 3 located in Castletown Housing Estate in the environs of Lady Louisa’s Temple (a protected structure) is a single public pedestrian gate, Access Point 4 located in Castletown Housing Estate in the environs of Lady Louisa’s Temple is a single service gate and Access Point 5 located in Hawthorn View is a single public pedestrian gate. The 4 public pedestrian gates will be opened and closed in accordance with the Office of Public Works management structure of Castletown Demesne.

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 26 May 2011 until Thursday 7 July 2011 inclusive at the following locations:

Kildare County Council, at the address below from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm.

The following public libraries during usual library opening hours:

Celbridge Library, St. Patrick’s Park, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Maynooth Library, Main Street, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Leixlip Library, Captain’s Hill, Leixlip, Co. Kildare

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:

Ann Rowan, Senior Executive Officer, Planning Department at the address below

on or before 12.00 noon on Thursday 21 July 2011.

Submissions should be headed; “Proposed part removal and erection of fencing at Castletown and Hawthorn Housing Estates and Castletown Demesne, Celbridge, Co. Kildare”

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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