A FURTHER 24 properties from across Limerick city and county are being purchased compulsorily by the local authority as part of a wider strategy to rejuvenate our towns and villages.
Among the properties being CPO’ed in this tranche are:
- Three properties in Railway View, Knocklong East
- Three-storey property in Sexton Street, Limerick city
- A former schoolhouse in Kilmallock
- Athenaeum Hall, Cecil Street, Limerick
- Homes in Murroe, Montpelier, Foynes and Bruree
The objective of the Compulsory Purchase Orders is to tackle dereliction which will allow our towns and villages to be renewed and provide much needed affordable homes for people.
We want to create the conditions where we can build vibrant, strong and sustainable communities across Limerick, and tackling dereliction is part of this process.
To date, Limerick City and County Council has started the CPO process on more than 100 properties and many of the CPOs already completed have been sold or are up for sale to interested parties.
The 24 properties are:
|Location||Description of derelict site|
|Sexton St, Limerick||A three-storey, mid-terraced, residential dwelling and surrounding land at 4 Sexton Street, Limerick|
|Montpelier||A detached residential bungalow and surrounding land at Montpelier, O’Briensbridge, Co. Limerick|
|Elm Park, Castletroy||A two-storey, semi-detached, residential dwelling and surrounding land situate at 217 Elm Grove Close, Elm Park, Castletroy, Limerick|
|Mill Road, Corbally||A residential dwelling house and surrounding land situate at Mill Road, Corbally, Limerick|
|Murroe||A semi-detached, dormer-style bungalow and surrounding land at 10 Cois na Coille, Murroe, Co. Limerick|
|Bruree||A bungalow dwelling house and surrounding land at Forty Acres, Bruree, Co. Limerick|
|Kilmallock||A multi-storey, former commercial warehouse and surrounding land at Wolfe Tone Street, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick|
|Kilmallock||A detached, two-storey, former schoolhouse and surrounding land at 3 Wolfe Tone Street, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick|
|Knocklong||A two-storey commercial/ residential units and surrounding land at Bridge Street, Knocklong, Co. Limerick|
|Knocklong||A site comprising and surrounding land at Railway View, Knocklong East, Co. Limerick|
|Knocklong||A site comprising a semi-detached, two storey, commercial unit and surrounding land at Railway View, Knocklong East, Co. Limerick|
|Knocklong||A site comprising single storey commercial units and surrounding land situate at Railway View, Knocklong East, Co. Limerick|
|Cecil Street, Limerick||A site comprising an attached, five-bay, two and three-storey, former lecture theatre and surrounding land at Athenaeum Hall, 29 Cecil Street, Limerick|
|Ballycummin, Raheen||A site comprising a cottage and surrounding land at Ballycummin, Raheen, Limerick|
|Mungret Street, Limerick||A site comprising a demolished site and surrounding land situate at 69 – 72 Mungret Street, Limerick|
|Catherine Street, Limerick||A site comprising a terraced, three-storey over basement, red brick residential building and surrounding land at 23 Catherine Street, Limerick
|Jesuit Lane, Limerick||A site comprising a two storey, flat roofed, residential unit and surrounding land at Jesuit Lane, Limerick|
|Foynes||A site comprising a detached, dormer dwelling and surrounding land at 26 Marine Cove, Foynes, Co. Limerick|
|Castlemahon||A site comprising an unfinished residential development and surrounding land at Kilready, Castlemahon, Co. Limerick|
|Thomondgate||A site comprising a former grocery store on ground floor and residential unit on first floor and surrounding land at 9A and 9B Thomondgate, Limerick|
|County View Terrace, Ballinacurra||A site comprising a mid-terrace, two-bay, two-storey, redbrick house and surrounding land at 17 County View Terrace, Ballinacurra, Limerick|
|Ballinacurra Gardens, Limerick||A site comprising a semi-detached dwelling house and surrounding land at 34 Ballinacurra Gardens, Limerick|
|Bruree||A site comprising a semi-detached cottage and surrounding land at Station Road, Bruree, Co. Limerick|
|Newcastle West||A site comprising a two-storey, semi-detached dwelling house and surrounding land at 16 Hawthorn Drive, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick|
A full list of sites currently on the Derelict Sites is on Limerick.ie here.