Protect East Meath brings Scotch Hall apartment challenge

As reported today Protect East Meath has challenged a decision of An Bord Pleanála granting planning permission for a development of 275 apartments at the location of the current surface car park in Scotch Hall. The challenge is through a judicial review in the High Court of the planning decision.

Site of proposed Scotch Hall Development

The case was brought by Protect East Meath on the basis that the proposed development materially contravened aspects of the development plan for the area, in particular the Drogheda Docklands Area Plan which sets out a vision for a sustainable development in the docklands area of Drogheda.

The matter returns to court on Monday 11 October to allow time for formal amendments to the made to the court documents.

Protect East Meath is represented by FP Logue Solicitors and barrister John Kenny.

The case was reported today in the Irish Times.