Masterplan for Abbey Creative Quarter

Kilkenny County Council approved a masterplan for the Abbey Creative Quarter at a Special Meeting of Kilkenny County Council on Friday the 31st July 2015, see below.

ACQ Masterplan (Full document; please note the large file size of 56 MB .pdf)

Masterplan broken into chapters:

Cover and Contents 3 Mb

Section 1 Introduction 2Mb

Section 2 Context 9Mb

Section 3 Analysis 11 Mb

Section 4 Masterplan Strategies 14 Mb

Section 5 Masterplan Proposals 11 Mb

Appendices:

Appendix A Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014-2020 Environmental and Sustainable Development Provisions

Appendix B Appropriate Assessment, Natura Impact Report, Strategic Environmental Assesment (SEA) Environmental Report , SEA Statement

Appendix C Archaeological Strategy

Appendix D Flood Risk Assessment

Appendix E Spatial Content & Process Principles

Appendix F Observations on Urban Code

Archived Material

Abbey Creative Quarter

(Former Smithwick's Brewery site and Bateman Quay / Market Yard area)

Notice is hereby given that Kilkenny County Council has approved a masterplan for the Abbey Creative Quarter at a Special Meeting of Kilkenny County Council on Friday the 31st July 2015.
A copy of the Masterplan, including a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Statement, SEA Environmental Report and Appropriate Assessment (AA) Natura Impact Statement, may be inspected at the following locations:

  • Online at http://ourplan.kilkenny.ie
  • The Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny during office opening hours of 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

The SEA Statement details:

a) How environmental considerations have been integrated into the Masterplan;

b) How the following have been taken into account during the preparation of the Masterplan:

  • the environmental report,
  • submissions and observations made to the planning authority on the Draft Masterplan and Environmental Report, and
  • any transboundary consultations [this is not relevant to this SEA]

c) The reasons for choosing the Masterplan in the light of the other reasonable alternatives dealt with; and

d) The measures decided upon to monitor the significant environmental effects of implementation of the Masterplan.

Maria Melia
Director of Services,
Planning Department
2nd October 2015

 


Related Links:


Brewery site - Open Call to Participate in The Brewery: RE-Visioning

Draft Masterplan for Abbey Creative Quarter

Abbeyquarter Masterplan Presentations to Kilkenny County Council 27th May 2015

Smithwick's Brewery Site Update - Commencement of Demolition Works

Variation No. 1 of Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014-2020

Information on the No. 1. variation to the Kilkenny City & Environs Development plan, environmental impact assessment etc.

Brewhouse building Part VIII public consultation

Notice of Public Information Evening - Proposed Development of Brewhouse on former Smithwicks Brewery site

Public Information Evening for Proposed redevelopment of the Brewhouse Building on the former Smithwicks Brewery site and associated works Tuesday the 17th November

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