Cork city council have issued a notice re a material contravention of the existing plan re a development by John Cleary in Mahon
Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 34(6) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 that Cork City Council intends to consider deciding to grant a permission for development at site at â€œBallinure, Mahon, Corkâ€. The development will consist of an office development consisting of a total Gross Floor Area of 32,318 sq.m. in a series of three blocks with internal streets on lands at Ballinure, Mahon, Cork. The proposal will range from 2 floors over ground to 7 floors over ground with ground floor commercial uses comprising of Retail Units, Retail Offices, Showrooms/Commercial Units, Primary Care Centre and Financial Services Unit, Leisure Centre and Restaurant; these proposed units will front onto the Ring Mahon Road, internal Mahon Point Shopping Centre access road and Estuary Drive. The proposal also allows for commercial uses such as CafÃ© Bistro (located in the internal street), landscaping, access revisions at the Mahon Point Junction access, basement car parking over two levels, access to the basement car park off the Mahon Point Shopping Centre internal access;
access/egress to Estuary Drive from the basement at Ballinure, Mahon, Cork.
The proposed development would materially contravene Land-Use Zoning Objective 5 â€˜Residential, Local Services and Institutional Usesâ€™ of the Cork City Development Plan 2009-2015, the objective of which is to protect and provide for residential uses, local services, and institutional and civic uses.