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P82019.05 Part 8 ShackletonMuseum 

NOTICE OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY

Alterations and extension to the Athy Heritage Centre, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare

The Athy Heritage Centre is a Protected Structure included in the Record of Protected Structures for Athy, Ref. RPS AY075 (NIAH Ref.11505332) and is located within the Athy Architectural Conservation Area as set out in the Athy Town Development Plan 2012-2018.

The proposed development will consist of:

  • Alterations, extension to, and refurbishment of the Athy Heritage Centre. The building is a Protected Structure RPS Ref AY075.  The building will house a Shackleton Museum and Experience.
  • Provision of a two-storey 82sq.m contemporary glass and steel-clad extension to the rear of the existing building with removal of the associated part of the central bay of the south façade.
  • Refurbishment of existing building, including repointing and cleaning of masonry and brickwork, repairs to windows and replacement where necessary, re-dressing of lead linings, and repairs to roof.
  • Reinstatement of 10 No. casement windows on North façade sympathetic to the original 1913 design.
  • Provision of plant in attic space and associated vents to inner valleys of the roofs.
  • Removal of existing 26m2 mezzanine level and construction of a new 37m2 mezzanine at second floor level.
  • Removal of 2 No. existing stairways and one lift and associated structure, construction of a new lift and fire escape stairs to serve all floors.
  • Provision of level access to entire ground floor from front entrance by raising ground floor internally.
  • Removal of 1980’s access ramp and steps to entrance at the West façade and replacement with new stone steps.
  • Complete internal redecoration and new internal openings to allow improved circulation within the building.
  • Replacement of existing signage.
  • Site works associated with formation of new connections to existing public foul and surface water drainage, and existing utilities as required.
  • Removal of 8 No. parking spaces to the rear of the building (Barrow Quay), provision of hard landscaping surrounding new extension and associated site works.

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 4.00pm on 12th March 2019 to:

Mairead Hunt,
Senior Executive Officer,
Town & Village Rejuvenation,
Economic, Community, and Cultural Development,
Kildare County Council,
Áras Chill Dara,
Devoy Park,
Naas,
Co. Kildare,
W91 X77F.

 

Submissions should be clearly marked “Athy Heritage Centre- Planning Submission”.

 

Design Statement

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Existing Roof Plan

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Existing Site Layout Plan

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Site Location Plan

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Existing Ground Floor Plan

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Proposed First and Second Floor Plan

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Proposed Roof Plan

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Proposed Site Layout Plan

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Proposed Ground Floor Plan

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Existing North and South elevation

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Existing East and West elevation

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Proposed North and South Elevation

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Proposed East and West Elevation

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Existing Sections AA and BB

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Existing Section CC

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Proposed Sections AA and BB

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Proposed Section CC

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Proposed gates to North Elevation

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Site Notice

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Existing First and Second Floor Plan

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