Sallins Amenity Lands P82022.01

Dúntadate_range28 Ean, 2022, 8:30am - 14 Már, 2022, 5:00pm

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Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8

Proposed Development:  Sallins Amenity Lands Masterplan (Ref P82022.01)

Site Location: Osberstown, Sallins, Co Kildare

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of a proposal by Kildare County Council for the development of amenity and recreational facilities on 16.8 ha (41 acres) at Osberstown, Sallins, Co Kildare. The site is divided into two parcels of land by the Sallins Link Road. 2.2 ha (5 acres) are located to the north and 14.6 ha (37 acres) to the south. The southern lands will consist of a main entrance from the Sallins link road and car parking, secondary pedestrian and cycle entrances from the canal towpath, creation of a path network within the site, 2 natural grass GAA pitches, 2 natural grass soccer pitches, an All-Weather pitch, Playground, Tennis and Basketball Courts, Teen Play area, Wetland area with associated Boardwalk and Bird Watching Tower, Community & Sports Hall building, Restoration of the old stone farm buildings. The northern portion of land will consist of an entrance off the Sallins Link Road with associated overflow car parking area, a path network, enhancement of the existing attenuation area, enlargement of the existing wetland area, platform area with access for canoes to the river Liffey. There will also be associated planting and landscaping with the features and works proposed.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including AA and EIA Screening Reports, will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at:

Kildare County Council at the address below from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday for a period from Friday 28th January 2022 until Monday 28th February 2022.  Please note that an appointment is necessary to access the building. Bookings can be made online at

  • Kildare County Council, Level 0, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co Kildare. W91 X77F.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also be available to view on Kildare County Council’s consultation portal at

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development and dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be submitted electronically on the Consultation portal as per the link above or in writing to Simon Wallace, Senior Executive Parks Superintendent at Kildare County Council, Level 7, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co Kildare, W91 X77F before 5.00pm on Monday 14th March 2022.  Submissions should be clearly headed “Sallins Amenity Land Masterplan”. 

In accordance with the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) the proposed scheme has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening.  In accordance with Article 120 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 – 2018 Kildare County Council has concluded from a preliminary examination, that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Any person may within 4 weeks from the date of this notice apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects. 

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