Public Consultation: Proposed refurbishment of and extension to the Carnegie Library, Skerries

August 23, 2019 0

Proposed refurbishment of and extension to the Carnegie Library, Skerries (a protected structure RPS No. 201) Strand Street, Skerries, Co. Dublin, K34 FT61 including demolition of 7 & 8 Chapel Lane and upgrade of the public realm to the forecourt of Skerries Library, St. Patrick’s Church and public path. The site adjoins St Patrick’s RC Church (RPS No. 202) and lies within the Architectural Conservation Area.

In accordance with Part XI of the Local Government Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Fingal County Council hereby gives notice of the proposed works to be carried out at the above site:

skerries-libraryFingal County Council (Libraries Department) is proposing to refurbish and extend the Skerries Carnegie Library on lands of 482m2 (0.119 acres) at Strand Street, Skerries, Co. Dublin, K34 FT61. The proposal includes refurbishment of the existing Carnegie Library, demolition of 7 & 8 Chapel Lane, the provision of a two & threestorey extension (to the rear garden of the existing library building and the site of 7 & 8 Chapel Lane), new access point to Floraville Park (with ramp & steps) and all associated services and site works. The proposal includes a full upgrade of the public realm to the forecourt of Skerries Library, St. Patrick’s Church and public path and adjacent on-street parking on lands of approx. 868m2 (0.214 acres).

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection at https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse and inspection or purchase, at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during public opening hours at the following offices from Tuesday 13th August 2019, to Tuesday 10th September 2019 at;

The Offices of Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin K67 X8Y2

between the hours of 9.30 am to 4.00 pm Mon-Fri (excluding Bank & Public Holidays)

and

Skerries Library, Strand Street, Skerries, Co. Dublin, K34 FT61 (during library opening hours)

and

Blanchardstown Library, Civic Centre, Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15, D15 RY73 (during library opening hours)

A submission or observation in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area may be made, either online through the website https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse or in writing, to:-

Senior Executive Officer,
Libraries Department, Fingal County Council,
County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co Dublin, K67 X8Y2
on, or before 4.30pm on Wednesday 25th September 2019