Public to get to see plans for next phase of regeneration

Public to get to see plans for next phase of regeneration
AN architect's drawing of the next phase of the Knocknaheeny Regeneration Project on the Harbour View Road.

THE public can get the chance to view the plans for the next phase of the Knocknaheeny regeneration project when they go on display tomorrow.

The housing schemes form part of the phased delivery of the overall City Northwest Quarter Regeneration Masterplan in Knocknaheeny. 

The previous phases are already occupied and were officially opened by the Junior Minister for Housing Damien English last week.

Cork City Council will be holding a public consultation event in relation to the proposed Phase 1C, Phase 2B and Phase 2C housing developments.

It takes place in Knocknaheeny Community Building (‘The Drum’, Foyle Avenue, Knocknaheeny) between 2.30pm and 7pm.

The architects and members the regeneration team will be on hand to explain the plans and there will be an opportunity to leave comments or observations.

The next phases will include more than 100 new homes spread over three individual phases in total in a mix of house types and apartments. 

The developments will also involve upgrading works to roads, footpaths and underground utilities. 

Phase 1C will include the delivery 41 new homes, Phase 2B will include the delivery of approximately 38 new homes and both of these phases are located between Harbour View Road and Kilmore Road Lower. 

Phase 2C will include the delivery of 24 new homes and will be located between Kilmore Road Lower and the water tower.

Over the past 19 months, residents have moved into 23 new homes as part of the €4.3 million phase 1(a) and 29 homes as part of the €6.3 million phase 1(b).

Cork City Council has Stage 1 funding approval from the Department of Housing for another 104 houses in Phases 1C, 2B and 2C of the CNWQR Plan– schemes which are worth a total of €27.9 million. The Department & Cork City Council are progressing plans to advertise these schemes for Part 8 in the coming weeks.

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