The construction of a new single storey, PGA Accredited Golf Academy Building incorporating 19 covered driving range bays, two teaching bays, two manufacturing bays, a ball management area, toilets, reception, a shop and ancillary spaces. The associated site works include an outfield area 150m wide and 300m long, a putting green, a pitching area, a chipping green and a chipping area, with perimeter call catch nets and associated landscaping. The site works will also include the relocation underground of the existing overhead 38kv power cables and includes the removal of two existing pylons and the erection of two new steel pylons at the extremities of the diverted cables (A Natura Impact Statement will be submitted with the application. The site is located 235 metres from Plassey Mill and Headrace (a protected structure) and 790 metres from Plassey House (a protected structure). The site is located to the southeast of the existing University Boat House, to the west of the main campus and to the east of the River Shannon Candidate Special Area of Conservation (cSAC, site code 002165) and within the Architectural Conservation Area (ACA).
Ground Works Contractors for PGA Accredited Golf Academy, University of Limerick. Please refer to the Project Information Memorandum for further details regarding the scope of the works.
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