Following appeals from local residents as well as from Tesco Ireland and Super Valu, and a third appeal by three individuals, planning permission has been denied for a proposed 71-bedroom hotel in Enfield, Co. Meath.
The hotel plan by Urban Synergy Investments Ltd had previously been approved by Meath County Council and would have been part of a proposed mixed-use development that also included 99 apartments, 36 townhouses, a 65-bedroom nursing home, a service station and a number of retail units, as reported by The Irish Independent.
"A Negative Impact On The Viability And Vitality Of The Town Core"
Those who appealed the granting of planning permission for the development argued that it was "an out of centre, car-dependent location which [would] have a negative impact on the viability and vitality of the town core".
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Planning permission was denied following the appeals on the grounds that the plan would result in the overdevelopment of the proposed site.
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