Tesco Ireland have submitted a planning application for a new store in Cavan Town. If permission is granted it will see a modern, sustainable, and accessible new store built in Cavan Town Centre along with new car parking facilities to serve the wider catchment of County Cavan.
The plans submitted to Cavan County Council this week by Tesco Ireland if given the green light will see ) a single storey retail unit of c. 5,197 sq.m gross floor area, including a licensed alcohol sales area, bulk store, ancillary offices and staff facilities. They also plan to construct a petrol filling station incorporating an automatic car wash, a forecourt canopy and associated signage. 297 car parking spaces (including parent and toddler, disabled and electric parking spaces) along with 120 no. cycle parking spaces are also planned.
The recently submitted plans will a drive thru café unit with external seating and the provision of five car parking spaces including two electric parking spaces, two disabled and one standard) and two set down bay areas. An Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and Natura Impact Statement (NIS) are submitted with this application. The site is bounded to the north by St. Clare's National School, to the south by residential lands and to the west by the Main Street backlands.