Council reject Naas gaming arcade plan

The planning application related to 4 Fairgreen Street, Naas.
An application to retain a gaming arcade in Naas has been rejected. Naas Town Council refused planning permission to Coalquay Ltd., based in Cork, for retention of change of use of a ground floor retail unit to a gaming arcade at Fairgreen Street.

An application to retain a gaming arcade in Naas has been rejected. Naas Town Council refused planning permission to Coalquay Ltd., based in Cork, for retention of change of use of a ground floor retail unit to a gaming arcade at Fairgreen Street.

The property is owned by Paul and Mary Ferris.

Naas Town Council said an arcade would detract from the streetscape and take away from retail use in the town centre.

It’s also Council policy to discourage gaming and amusement arcades in the so-called core retail area.