File photo: The former Finlay's showroom
The green light has been given for the expansion of Applegreen services at the former Finlay’s showroom in Newbridge.
The plans, which were lodged on March 10 and were approved this week with 34 planning conditions attached.
Petrogas Group Ltd. want to demolish the existing petrol service building, storage buildings to west boundary and the front porch at the site bordering Moorefield Road and Edward Street.
The company also want to take down the existing signage on the car showroom building. It hopes to change the vacant former car showroom to a filling station service area.
Petrogas want the ground floor of the service building to contain two food premises, off-licence and a communal seating area.
The number of pump islands will be increased by two to a total of six.
The development also includes 25 car park spaces along with an additional 12 spaces at the pumps.
There are no works proposed to the first floor area in the car showroom (offices, kitchen, store).
The project will include landscaping works on the adjoining public open space in the ownership of Kildare County Council.
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