Tipperary County Council has turned down an application for a supermarket on Limerick Road near the Civic Office. The refusal decision was posted on the council’s website this Wednesday.
The application related to a fire damaged house almost opposite the Civic Offices and close to Dunnes Stores.
The planned store was to have incorporated a retail sales area with ancillary off-licence use, bakery, public facilities; two building mounted internally illuminated signs, one free standing internally illuminated flagpole sign with a banner, three wall mounted externally illuminated poster panel display, one wall mounted poster display; one trolley bay, 100 car parking spaces, 10 bicycle parking spaces.
The primary vehicular and pedestrian access to the proposed development will be via a new access link road from Limerick Road with a secondary pedestrian access via a dedicated pedestrian entrances from Limerick Road.
Among those who lodged objections or made observations on the application were Dunnes Stores, Tesco Ireland and Irish Water.