Appeal lodged with An Bord Pleanála against construction of Longford housing development

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Appeal lodged with An Bord Pleanála against construction of Longford housing development

Appeal lodged with An Bord Pleanála against construction of Longford housing development. Photo by Rodolfo Quirós from Pexels

An appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála against the construction of a Longford housing development. 

In early February, Longford County Council granted permission with conditions attached to J & R Maynooth Ltd for the construction of twelve houses on a site along Main Street, Newtownforbes.

However, on February 23, Ann Marie Williams and Stephen Casserly & Others lodged an appeal against the decision of the local authority with An Bord Pleanála. 

An Bord Pleanála says a decision of their deliberations on the appeal should be known by June 28, 2021. 

J & R Maynooth Ltd has an address at 17 Bond Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3NP. 

Last April, J & R Maynooth Ltd, applied to Longford County Council planners for permission to demolish the existing public house, formerly known as Bohan's Bar & storage sheds / out-houses to the rear and to construct of a residential housing development of 12  houses - 4 two bedroom bungalow type dwelling houses and eight three bedroom semi-detached type dwelling houses. 

The development to include entrance, internal access road, green open space, connection to the existing foul sewer, surface water & watermain networks servicing the village of Newtownforbes, and all ancillary works.