Council to build 14-unit social housing development in Waterford city
Plans for a new four-storey apartment block consisting of 14 residential unit to be built by Waterford City and County Council have just been revealed.
The local authority plan to build the new social housing development at Mount Esker on the Ballytruckle Road in Waterford City opposite the Sacred Heart Church at the Folly.
As the development is for social housing provided by the local authority, planning has been submitted under a part 8 development, which speeds up the planning process.
The proposed development will consist of four one-bed apartments, three two-bed apartments, five two-bed, two-storey duplex units, one two-bed wheelchair accessible apartment, and one three-bed, two-storey apartment.
As part of the development, an old building behind the Golden Fry fast food outlet will be demolished and as well as the new apartment block, 12 parking spaces and one disabled parking space will also be created.
Submission from the public are being accepted by the local authority until Thursday, April 9.