Re: Re: well what about the developments popping up in the shannonside ?
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Permission for the alteration to protected structures No. 83 and 84 Oâ€™Connell St. Limerick. Limerick City Council Ref: = RPS256 (No’s. 78-83 Oâ€™Connell Street) and RPS257 (No. 84).
The alterations proposed are the sub-division of the buildings into office and ancillary accommodation, addition of passenger lifts to each building, opening up of new door opes in existing walls, reinstatement of existing door opes, removal of selected partitions erected in the twentieth century, new sliding timber sash windows to rear of building, the removal of selected existing service and cable runs through the building and the addition of new service runs, fixtures and fittings.
Permission is also sought for the change of use of the Basement Level of No.â€™s 81 to 84 Oâ€™Connell Street from offices to restaurant usage with alterations to the existing layout. Permission is also sought for the change of use of the front room on the ground floor at No. 84 for use a coffee shop and also for access to the basement restaurant proposed
A few images of the WIP at the former Limerick County Council buildings on Oâ€™Connell Street. Two new doorways opened up in the front. They appeared to have removed building extensions to the rear, thus the plaster work to the cover the scars? Will this set a precedent for future Georgian restorations?