Permission for a mixed use development at Wilton Shopping Centre on a site of 4. 82 hectares which is located to the south of Bishopstown Road, to the east of Cardinal Way and to the west of Sarsfield Road at Wilton, Cork city. The proposed development consists of: the partial demolition of the existing shopping centre [including the Pennys anchor store located at 56 homefront] located to the northern end of the existing shopping centre comprising an area of 4,222m2 and the removal of 420 surface car parking spaces. The proposed development also consists of the construction of an extension to the existing shopping centre ranging in height from two to seven stories. The proposed extension consists of: retail and retail services [including cafe/restaurant uses] over three levels compromising 21,223m2 gfa,a 14 screen [1. 550 seats], cinema compromising 4,165m2 gfa, offices compromising 4,398m2 gfa, a 190 no. Bedroom hotel compromising 9,335m2 gfa, a public plaza and outdoor seating area, a multi storey car park with 6 levels providing 874 spaces, a surface car park on the roof of the second storey which is accessed from the multi storey car park providing 257 spaces and the replacement of 178 surface car parking spaces as well as 227 bike parking spaces and 70 motorbike parking spaces. Also proposed is a new vehicular entrance/egress from Sarsfield Road, as well as the relocation of the existing pedestrian crossing further north on Sarsfield Road. In addition, dedicated floor space for landlord areas is proposed, including food court seating, toilets, shared cores, general circulation areas and corridors. The total gross area to be constructed of all levels is 66,681m2. Permission is sought for the outlined herein including, but not limited to, works in existing accesses, plant areas, ESB substations and mechanical and electrical switchrooms , landscaping and all associated site works. An Environmental Impact Assessment Report [EIAR formerly known as EIS] has been prepared and will be submitted to the Planning Authority with the application
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