Planning for new sports centre in Monasterevin

Monasterevin

Paula Campbell

Reporter:

Paula Campbell

Email:

paula@leinsterleader.ie

Planning for new sports building in Monasterevin

Plans include a new athletics track

St Eimhin’s Lawn Tennis Club in Monasterevin has applied for planning permission, in association with Monasterevin Athletics and Basketball, for a new multipurpose community and sports building.

The application also includes four new all weather tennis courts, a children’s out door play centre, a new athletics track and a multi-level community and sports building to cater for badmington, five a side indoor soccer , squash courts, a gym, club rooms, changing areas and basketball courts. It also includes the provision of professional non-spill flood lighting to both grass based soccer pitches and all weather pitches and athletics track.

The location of the proposed development is listed as Togher Road in Monasterevin.

The application also includes the provision for pedestrian access to St Mary’s Lane and provision for controlled pedestrian access to the nearby rail way station. There is also provision for a maintenance equipment store. All submissions in relation to the proposednew development can be made to Kildare County Council within five weeks.