Thursday 14 November 2019

St John's Home site to be redeveloped

North and East Housing Association CLG is seeking to transform the former St John's Home on Peter Street into a number of residential units.

The Protected Structure, a former widows home for soldiers that fought in WWI, and is within an Architectural Conservation Area (ACA), is the subject of a proposal for the subdivision of 12 bedsit units to 4 no. 1 bed residential units including associated internal alterations. Also , construction of 2 two storey staircase enclosures to east side of existing buildings.

They are also seeking the replacement of existing windows and external doors and new external lighting. Two single storey extensions to east side of buildings will be demolished.

Drogheda Independent