Part 8 Notice - Drogheda Visitor Signage & Orientation Plan

Part XI of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

 Drogheda Visitor Signage & Orientation Plan

Louth County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to carry out a visitor orientation and signage project along a number of streets in Drogheda Town centre.  These streets are namely St. Laurence Street., West Street, Narrow West Street and Old Abbey Lane on an east –west town centre axis and Moores Lane, Magdalene Street, Peter Street, Shop Street, The Bull Ring, Barrack Street and Pitcher Hill on a north-south axis.   The works will include new information and interpretation panels for Tourists on streets along both the east-west and north-south axes, with interpretation features and lighting at ground level in key locations relating to Drogheda’s historical Architecture and key historic figures.  Works will include simplifying the existing street signage provision and removal of obsolete and out of date signage to facilitate better wayfinding and sense of place at key arrival points. 

The majority lands are zoned as Town Centre in the Drogheda Borough Council Development Plan 2011 – 2017 (as extended) with a portion of lands near Millmount  (to the South) zoned as Open Space Recreational. 

Drogheda Town Centre lies within the Heritage Quarter characterised by historical areas and buildings and a high proportion of Architectural Conservation Areas (ACA’s).

Plans and particulars of the proposed development may be inspected or purchased, at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, from Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 until Tuesday 7th of January 2020 (inclusive) at the offices of Louth County Council:

Drogheda Civic Offices, Fair Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth, A92 P440

Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 W20C

County Hall, Millennium Centre, St. Alphonsus Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 KFW6

during public opening hours. 

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, clearly marked  “Part 8 –Drogheda Visitor Signage and Orientation Plan” may be made in writing to the undersigned at Louth County Council, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 W20C before 5.00pm on Tuesday 21st of January 2020.

Dated this 3rd day of December 2019.

Colette Moss

Senior Executive Officer

Louth County Council

Part 8 Plan Area and Location Site Notice Drawing I.pdf (size 968.6 KB)

Part 8 North South Axis 1 of 2 Drawing II.pdf (size 1 MB)

Part 8 North South Axis 2 of 2 Drawing III.pdf (size 1.2 MB)

Part 8 East West Axis 1 of 2 Drawing IV.pdf (size 1.1 MB)

Part 8 East West Axis 2 of 2 Drawing V.pdf (size 1.2 MB)

Part 8 Signage Types Detail Drawing VI.pdf (size 303.7 KB)