Kilkenny County Council has given its approval to planned works at the Thomastown Community Centre.
It has recommended that planning permission be granted to “partially demolish and reconstruct the ancillary building to the side and rear of the Concert Hall (a protected structure).”
“The modification and reconstruction works will be retained within the existing footprint of the existing building (in plan, section and elevation profile),” and the application also includes “permission to carry out some sectional substructural foundation underpinning repair work to two defective wall sections of the Concert Hall (a protected structure). All together with associated modification items and associated installation and/or modification of services at Thomastown Community Centre, Marshes Street, Thomastown, County Kilkenny.”
Planned modifications include a new ramp and steps located to the northern side of the Concert Hall, new internal walls to provide additional toilet facilities, meeting room, kitchen and an internal chair lift.