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Former cinema in Monaghan town could face demolition

Sep 2, 2022 07:09 By News Northern Sound
Former cinema in Monaghan town could face demolition Former cinema in Monaghan town could face demolition
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'A four-storey apartment block is planned for the site'

Permission is being sought to demolish a former cinema in Monaghan town and build a four-storey apartment block.

The plans also allow for two retail or office units, and underground parking.

McGuigan Builders have applied for planning permission to demolish the former Monaghan Heating & Plumbing Center building on Glaslough Street.

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Before being a trade and hardware store, the site was the location of the Magnet, or County Cinema.

The building is not a protected structure but is within the Glaslough Street Architectural Conservation Area.

The plans, as submitted to Monaghan County Council are seeking to build a four-storey building over basement parking to include two retail or office units and 37 residential apartments.

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These will be one three-bed, 27 two-bed and 9 one-bed apartments.

The basement parking will be accessed from the existing vehicular entrance on to the street.

Ancillary works includes plant rooms, an ESB substation, bike storage spaces and a landscaped communal open space.

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A decision on the plans is expected in October.

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