Shannon Homes has given notice that it will have another go at trying to obtain planning permission for a large housing development between the Colpe Road and the Mill Road. Permission for a similar development at the same location was refused in February by An Bord Pleanála on the basis of inadequate bird surveys relating […]
Just a quick reminder that submissions on the Boyne Greenway between Drogheda and Mornington close next Friday 11 September. Submissions must reach An Bord Pleanála by 5.30pm – there is no fee for making a submission. The plans can be viewed on the Meath Co Co website here.
We are happy to report that a planning application for 21 residential units in Julianstown has been withdrawn following Protect East Meath’s observations relating to serious environmental issues with the proposal The confirmation letter form Meath County Council is copied below
The High Court today formally quashed a decision of An Bord Pleanála granting permission for a 450-unit development off the Marsh Road in Drogheda. In February this year, An Bord Pleanála conceded that its decision was invalid but the developer, Ravala Limited, applied to the court to be allowed contest Protect East Meath’s challenge. This […]
Developer Alcove Ireland Eight has opened three separate consultations with An Bord Pleanála seeking to build 645 units in the village. These proposals, if they were would constitute a 66% increase of the size of the village which currently has just over 1000 housing units and is home to 3000 people. The proposals dwarf the […]
Read our short submission on the proposed public realm plan for Laytown and Bettystown calling for improved pedestrian and cycling links in East Meath https://consult.meath.ie/en/submission/mh-c27-3
The High Court gave leave this morning to Protect East Meath and Highlands Residents Association to bring a legal challenge against a decision of An Bord Pleanála granting planning permission to Trailford Limited for a massive 661-unit housing development off the Rathmullan Road in Drogheda. The challenge alleges that An Bord Pleanála was not legally […]
You can read our submission to the County Development Plan review at this link https://consult.meath.ie/en/submission/mh-c5-544/observation/coments-sea The submission is summarised as follows 1. There are significant issues with the Strategic Environmental Report which if left unaddressed will result in an SEA procedure that is unlawful having regard to the Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive. In particular the […]
Protect East Meath today received confirmation that planning permission has been refused for a large housing development off the Mill Road. This move comes after Protect East Meath pointed out several flaws in the proposal including serious traffic consequences for Julianstown and lack of certainty around impacts on protected bird species using the area. A […]
An Bord Pleanála last week granted planning permission for a 661 – unit development off the Rathmullan Road in Drogheda. The inspector’s report is included below. Protect East Meath is studying the decision and will update supporters shortly.