Change of Use of existing buildings on site (older Mill building, which is a Protected Structure and newer office building known as Block A) from a previous office use to use as a Primary Healthcare Centre for the Health Service Executive (HSE) and general medical doctors. The work requires demolition of an existing single storey link, staff catering building adjoining the Mill and sections of Block A (220m²). The development will also include a two storey extension to Block A of (395m²) to a total of (2408m²), a new double height entrance lobby with coffee shop, 5 storey lift serving the Mill and external steps together with a new two storey building of (408m²), sq. m which will be used as a dispensary and medical aid area. Block A will also be altered by the removal of central floor area in the middle of the building to create a light well for improved ventilation and light. (Area included in above demolition calculation). The Mill building, which is a Protected Structure, will be refurbished. Work to the building will include replacement windows, construction of a new slate roof and new service installation. A Natura Impact Statement will be submitted to the planning authority with the application. The total existing floor area of the buildings on site is 3,223 sq. m. Following these changes it will be 4,112 sq. m. The existing surface car park containing space for 274 cars will be resurfaced and laid out with parking spaces for 217 cars. The existing ESB substation will be retained. New building signage and new site signage will be installed. The existing vehicle access will adjusted to allow for both pedestrian and cycle access and a new Mill Road boundary treatment and landscaping will remain as at present.
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