Planning lodged for major upgrade of Roscommon town centre

Planning permission is being sought for a substantial upgrade of Roscommon town.

It’ll include new traffic management plan and layout changes in Main Street and Market Square.

Two-way traffic would be allowed to the eastern side of Market Square and paved pedestrian spaces on the other sides of the Square.

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The plans also include new parking arrangements, new coach-parking near St Ciarán’s Park and enhanced pedestrian areas.

Roscommon County Council is seeking part 8 planning permission for the public-realm enhancement project, which was allocated €780,000 last year.

Local councillor Orla Leyden welcomes the plans: