PRIME DEVELOPMENT LAND A fantastic opportunity to acquire a valuable holding of prime development land, located in the heart of Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary. This holding extends to approx. 3 acres with two separate points of access from the main road. The lands are zoned "Village / Town Centre" under the current North Tipperary County Development Plan / Settlement Plans document (see Map extract). Borrisoleigh is situated on Regional Road R498 between Nenagh and Thurles. It has a strong commercial and residential function and acts as a service centre for the local agricultural hinterland. There is considerable potential to develop this land for housing or other town centre uses under it's current zoning. In the 2017 Settlement Plan for Borrisoleigh, the Council have noted a number of "Specific Objectives" which are worth noting here: SO1: To seek to ensure the delivery of sustainable neighbourhoods with an appropriate mix of house types, amenities and services as part of new residential development to cater for the housing needs of the community. SO2: To encourage and support the development of local facilities and services to meet the needs of the local community. SO3: To support the preparation of an Enhancement Scheme for the village, which includes a focus on the Village Square and also the enhancement of entry points to the village SO4: To seek to develop a riverside walk and amenity area within the village centre. SO5: To facilitate the expansion of existing local services and businesses where appropriate and to facilitate the provision of further local employment opportunities in accordance with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area. SO6: the redevelopment of industrial factory sites within the village should be encouraged. SO7: To facilitate the comprehensive consolidation of the village's retail core and, where appropriate, expansion to the backland areas of the village. SO 8: To support the preparation of an Enhancement Scheme for Borrisoleigh, which includes a focus on enhancement of entry points to the village and also definition of core area by way of paving, street lighting, street furniture etc subject to resource being available. SO 9: To facilitate the carrying out of streetscape enhancement works subject to resources being available. SO 10:To protect the designated Architectural Conservation Area and shall ensure the use of quality building materials and best conservation practice in relation to protected structures and buildings within the ACA; SO 11:To ensure the protection of protected structures, historic buildings and buildings/structures of archaeological significance. SO 12:To support the expansion of public infrastructure within the village.
Date created: Sep 18, 2019