Part VIII - Extension to Engine, Cecil Street

opendate_range17 Jun, 2020, 9:00am - 29 Jul, 2020, 5:00pm

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In accordance with Part Xl of the Planning & Development Acts 2000 (as amended) and Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), notice is hereby given that Limerick City & County Council proposes to carry out the development described hereunder at the following site at Engine, Upper Cecil Street, Limerick, V94 TN32. The site is located within an Architectural Conservation Area ACA IA South City Centre & Newtown Pery.


The proposed development will consist of:

(a) Extension to existing Engine Building to consist of the provision of 1254m2 of digital collaboration space facing onto Dominick Street

(b) Comprising of collaboration space on ground and first floor, office accommodation on second floor and meeting/conference suite on third floor.

(c) Plant room and garden area at roof level of existing building on Cecil Street.

(d) Hard and soft landscaping to rear courtyard

(e) Connection to existing site services.

(f) All associated site works.


Limerick City & County Council has carried out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening Report in accordance with the requirements of Article 120(1B)(b)(i) and has determined that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment. Accordingly, it has been determined that EIA is not required in respect of this proposed development. Nonetheless, a person may within 4 weeks from the date of the notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination.


Limerick City & County Council has carried out an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report and has determined that a full Appropriate Assessment is not required in respect of this proposed development.


Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection from Wednesday 17th  June 2020 up to and including the Wednesday 15th July 2020 during office hours, BY APPOINTMENT, at the Planning Counter, Limerick City & County Council, Dooradoyle, Limerick. V94WV78 and online at To make an appointment to view the plans and particulars call 061-556556 or email


Submissions or observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the works would be situated, will be accepted up to 17:00 hours on Wednesday 29th July 2020 in writing to Innovate Limerick, Upper Cecil Street, Limerick V94 TN32 or online via


Signed: Mr. Michael Cantwell, Head of Innovate Limerick,

Engine,Upper Cecil Street, Limerick, V94 TN32.