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Section 179 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)



Erection of a two-storey Multi Use Community Centre Building, Bawnogues, Kilcock, Co. Kildare.

In accordance with Part 8, Article 81, of the above regulations, Kildare County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to construct a Multi Use Community Centre at Bawnogues, Kilcock.

The proposed development will consist of:

  • The construction of a two storey community centre with mezzanine level (comprising a dual use indoor multi-purpose hall, stage and performance area, a range of meeting/conference rooms, wet and dry changing room facilities for indoor/outdoor associated sports and community uses, associated plant, storage, circulation areas, kitchen/café area and upper floor multi-purpose room with projection room);
  • Landscaped area including civic plaza and sensory garden;
  • Re-location of playground;
  • Associated car parking (4 spaces), cycle parking (20 spaces), bus/set down area, pedestrian linkages;
  • Bin stores, external signage, boundary and landscaping treatment;
  • Removal of 29 car parking spaces and construction of an overflow car park;
  • Associated site development works and connection to existing site services.


Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy from Tuesday, 20 August 2019 until Tuesday, 17 September 2019 inclusive, during public opening hours at:

  • Kildare County Council, at the address below.
  • Kilcock Library, School Street, Kilcock, Co. Kildare.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development are also available to view at;


Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development is to be carried out, must be made in writing before 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 1 October 2019 to:

Gerard Mackey, Administrator, Strategic Projects & Public Realm, Kildare County Council, at the address below.

Submissions should be clearly markedKilcock Community Centre- Planning Submission”.

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.

In accordance with Article 120 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Kildare County Council has concluded from a preliminary examination, that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Any person may within 4 weeks from the date of this notice apply to An Bord Pleanala for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

A public information evening will be held in Kilcock Library, School Street on the following date;

Thursday, 12 September 2019 from 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Sonya Kavanagh, Director of Services,

Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare

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