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Old 05-12-2019, 04:58 PM
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Indeed...complete new road junction and layout created.

Traffic lights and all i believe but not operational yet.
Yeah.

The delay in the Dunkettle interchange will fuck up the whole area.

Glanmire/Riverstown is already a disaster at rush hour. I can only imagine what this will do. Anyone that buys in there is off their nut.
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Old 05-12-2019, 06:10 PM
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€20m for 70 odd acres in Ballincollig close to sale agreed. Presume it’s O Flynn’s or Murnane & O Sheas. Could be between 500-1000 houses going in there. My guess is O Flynn’s.
Fantastic news. Think that land is down by the motorway behind ballincollig. Bring on more traffic congestion and zero proper public transport links. Murnane Oshea are building nearby in the developing heathfield estate. Houses prices start at 325k for a 3 bed. Oh and there’s some very wet ground down there but that wouldn’t stop a developer!!
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Old 05-12-2019, 09:11 PM
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Yeah.

The delay in the Dunkettle interchange will fuck up the whole area.

Glanmire/Riverstown is already a disaster at rush hour. I can only imagine what this will do. Anyone that buys in there is off their nut.
Thanks Simon
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Old 05-12-2019, 09:35 PM
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Fantastic news. Think that land is down by the motorway behind ballincollig. Bring on more traffic congestion and zero proper public transport links. Murnane Oshea are building nearby in the developing heathfield estate. Houses prices start at 325k for a 3 bed. Oh and there’s some very wet ground down there but that wouldn’t stop a developer!!
You need density to get public transport.
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Old 05-12-2019, 10:00 PM
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You need density to get public transport.
2 cars per household. 500 houses 1000 cars. That side of ballincollig has no bus service. There are new estates in place already and another being built. No public transport, just more cars and pollution!!
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Old 05-12-2019, 10:47 PM
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2 cars per household. 500 houses 1000 cars. That side of ballincollig has no bus service. There are new estates in place already and another being built. No public transport, just more cars and pollution!!
Thanks Leo
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2 cars per household. 500 houses 1000 cars. That side of ballincollig has no bus service. There are new estates in place already and another being built. No public transport, just more cars and pollution!!
The point is the more people who live there, the more likely they are to get a good bus service. Density of population drives public transport. The bus services will follow.
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The point is the more people who live there, the more likely they are to get a good bus service. Density of population drives public transport. The bus services will follow.
what ever happened to town planning I wonder?
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A ROW has developed between event centre developer Bam and Cork City Council over who should pay costs toward a new pedestrian bridge.

A planning condition attached to permission granted for the revised plans for the event centre includes development contributions of €1.68 million — roughly 25% of total costs — to be paid for two bridges needed to service the site and connect to Crosse’s Green and French’s Quay.

However, Bam has appealed this condition to An Bord Pleanála. They said the Crosse’s Green pedestrian and cycle bridge has long been part of the city council’s development plan. They have not queried the development contributions for the pedestrian crossing to French’s Quay.

However, City Hall planners have argued in their response that the development contributions were built into a previous planning application from 2011 and a new city development plan has been devised since.

The council response said: “An Bord Pleanála will be aware that planning permission was granted on December 23, 2011, for a major mixed-use development — including an event centre — on the larger development site at the former Beamish and Crawford site at South Main Street, Crosse’s Green and French’s Quay, Cork.

“The description of this development included the construction of two pedestrian bridges across the south channel of the River Lee linking the brewery site to Crosse’s Green and French’s Quay/Proby’s Quay.”

City Hall planners also noted that the city development plan states that Cork City Council “will work closely” with key agencies and private developers to help realise these projects as “speedily as possible” and that the current city development plan was written after the original application for the event centre was granted permission.

The response further states: “The matter has been clear since the granting of the governing permission that these bridges and associated public realm improvement works would be subject to special development contributions.

“Attaching a special contribution condition is consistent with the approach taken by An Bord Pleanála.”



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