On Monday the High Court gave Protect East Meath the go ahead to challenge the grant of planning permission for a proposed development of 201 apartments at Southgate on the outskirts of Drogheda The grounds of challenge include the following alleged issues with the decision: Planning application did not address the new county development plan […]
The High Court has given Protect East Meath permission to challenge Meath County Council’s decision to zone excess land in Drogheda under the recently adopted County Development Plan. Protect East Meath had pointed out that the Council zoned enough land in the Southern Environs of Drogheda to accommodate a population of up to 18,000 even […]
Protect East Meath has filed a comprehensive submission objecting to the proposal by Shannon Homes to develop 169 houses and 188 apartments off the Mill Road and Colpe Road. You can download from here or view below: The public submission period is closed with a decision due by 6 January 2021.
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 […]
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.
East Meath group given permission to challenge planning permission for large Drogheda development at the Marsh Road. Nature protection, traffic congestion, noise and air pollution in Julianstown of major concern The High Court today granted Protect East Meath Limited permission to challenge a decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a 450-unit […]
Sign our petition to make Julianstown traffic free https://www.change.org/SaveJulianstown The draft Meath County Development plan is currently on display for public consultation. This plan sets the planning policies for the County for the next six years and gives an opportunity to have the Council agree to concrete steps to protect the environment in Julianstown by […]
An Bord Pleanála published details that Rockmill has entered consultation with it around a proposal to build 201 appartments on a site to the North of Southgate shopping centre and to the South West of Grange Rath. This brings to 2,322 the number of housing units in large developments that are in the pipeline for […]