Re: Re: well what about the developments popping up in the shannonside ?
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Has anyone seen detailed plans? The station really needs work imo..
New Limerick bus station to get green light?(
PLANS for the â‚¬5.5million redevelopment of Colbert Station – to include a new bus station – are hoped to be approved by An Bord Pleanala within the next six weeks, following an oral hearing which took place in the city this week.
It now appears that City officials are satisfied with the revised plans and not as concerned as they were initially with the traffic implications arising from the new bus station.
A planning application was submitted to Limerick City Council in February 2007 to bring Colbert Station up to the 21st century, but was refused by City Hall as they felt the new design would detract from Colbert Station – a protected structure – and conflict with the proposed Orbital Route.
However, under questioning from Philip Jones, deputy planning officer with An Bord Pleanala, it was conceded by council officials and the engineers in charge of the project that the redesigned plans for Colbert Station would no longer pose a traffic problem for that area.
Tony Lynch, Arup consulting engineers who areinvolved in the Orbital
Route, replied that “a bit of give and take will be required on both sides”.