O’Donnell Welcomes Major Enhancement Works for Castletroy Neighbourhood Park

Press Statement

From: Kieran O’Donnell TD

Wednesday 24th February 2021         

 

 

O’Donnell Welcomes Major Enhancement Works for Castletroy Neighbourhood Park

  • Approximately €350K Major Extension to existing Children’s Playground – trebled in size
  • Tarmac resurfacing to all existing Footpaths within the Neighbourhood Park
  • Construction of leisure running pathways within the Neighbourhood Park

Castletroy based TD, Kieran O’Donnell has welcomed major enhancements works to be carried out by Limerick City & County Council to the Castletroy Neighbourhood park very shortly. Contractors have now been appointed to carry out works including a major extension to existing children’s playground, tarmac resurfacing to all existing footpaths as well as the construction of leisure running pathways within the neighbourhood Park. Works are expected to start within the next few weeks.

The major playground extension at a cost of approximately €350,000 will consist of a more than trebling in size of the existing play area. It will include the construction of a new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) and an enlargement of the existing playground area including associated site works and provision of drainage and lighting.  The works will also include the installation of a protective perimeter fence to the play area, installation of a range of play and exercise equipment, site furniture and resin bound surfacing.

“I am delighted that Limerick City & County Council have this week appointed contractors to carry out major enhancement works to the Castletroy Neighbourhood park. These works consist of a major extension at an approximate cost of €350,000 to existing children’s playground, tarmac resurfacing to all existing footpaths as well as the construction of leisure running pathways within the neighbourhood Park. Works are expected to start within the next few weeks.

“The Castletroy neighbourhood park now open for over 10 years has been a great public amenity for the public and is something I campaigned for over many years. Living in the Castletroy area, I know the benefits this playground expansion will bring to the young families here, as well as the upgrading of footpaths and new leisure running pathways will provide for the general population.

“As one the fastest growing population areas in Munster, the existing playground in the Castletroy neighbourhood park is now being trebled in size . It will include the construction of a new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) and an enlargement of the existing playground area including associated site works and provision of drainage and lighting.  The works will also include the installation of a protective perimeter fence to the play area, installation of a range of play and exercise equipment, site furniture and resin bound surfacing.

 

“Residents in the great Castletroy area have been in contact with me about the state of the gravel surface on the existing footpaths within the neighbourhood park. I very much welcome that the Council have agreed to appoint contactors to lay a tarmac resurface on all these existing footpaths, which will provide a high-end surface for the many walkers who use this great local amenity.

“Furthermore, local residents have also contacted me about the possibility of constructing leisure running pathways within the Castletroy neighbourhood park. Having met with the Council, they have agreed to this request and contractors are being appointed to carry out these works, along with the tarmac upgrade of the existing footpath networks with the Castletroy Neighbourhood park.

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