Parnell street and davis road upgrade 05 08-2011


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  • Standard town model of two hubs with promenade connecting them both we have this with shown grounds and town centre being connected by pedestrian corridor
  • These issues are from both observation and from survey done of shop owners last year
  • Again trying to encourage movement away from cars towards alternative travel for a more pedestrian friendly environment
  • Car parking survey carried out during junction festival @ Sarsfield Friary Mick Delahunty squareSuirside
  • Parnell street provided parking is 51Davis road provided parking is 30Allowed van to count for 1.5 carsAllowed truck to count for 2.5 carsCars double parked and parked on double yellow linesDriving around the town dropping into various shops then drive to next oneElectronic parking signs to tell how many spaces vacant in car parks
  • Two keys areas the mall and jervis place
  • New paving can brighten up the streetsGo with thick 80mm paving over bricks as less subsidence and trip hazards
  • Planting to improve aesthetics and provide a more attractive environment for pedestriansLondon plains slightly bigger treeNarrow horn beam more suitable for restricted space
  • Google sketch up
  • Area for flowers etc.Nice green area closer to town centre
  • Great green area as model for schemeTried to improve what we hadRemoving path will encourage pedestrians crossing at new crossing facilities and not at round about
  • I would be in favour of old style lighting and bring them down rest of Parnell streetStone and timber benches tie into new stone paving
  • In need of improved pedestrian crossings
  • Brick has to be laid properly or can give problemConcrete more aesthetically pleasing than bitumen
  • Parnell street and davis road upgrade 05 08-2011

    1. 1. Parnell Street and Davis Road enhancement<br />Presentation by Feargal Fanning<br />on behalf of Clonmel Borough Council<br />
    2. 2. OBJECTIVES<br />Increase connectivity from Showground to Town Centre by creating a Pedestrian Corridor<br /><ul><li>Increase foot fall along corridor with an enhanced, more attractive and safer pedestrian environment
    3. 3. Reinvigorate towns trading environment
    4. 4. Enhanced pedestrian environment
    5. 5. Reduce on-street parking
    6. 6. Encourage alternatives to automotive transport
    7. 7. More attractive pedestrian corridor
    8. 8. Improved paving
    9. 9. Bury ESB cables
    10. 10. Uniform lighting tying into Town Centre
    11. 11. Aesthetic seating and street furniture
    12. 12. Improved landscaping
    13. 13. Improve safety of pedestrians
    14. 14. Improve pedestrian crossings
    15. 15. Improving dangerous junctions
    16. 16. Reduce speed of traffic with speed tables</li></li></ul><li>KEY ISSUES<br /> Town Centre and Showground Shopping Centre Feel separate due to poor pedestrians facilities:<br /><ul><li>No pedestrian lighting along The Mall
    17. 17. Parnell/Anglesea street junction is dangerous
    18. 18. No controlled pedestrian crossing along Parnell street
    19. 19. Poor pedestrian crossing at Dillon/Parnell street junction
    20. 20. Poor pedestrian crossing at Emmet/Parnell street junction
    21. 21. Lack of seating for elderly</li></ul>Other Issues to be addressed:<br /><ul><li>Parking Concerns
    22. 22. Traffic congestion at College/Parnell street junction
    23. 23. Lack of Planting along Parnell street
    24. 24. Improve aesthetics of Parnell street and Davis road</li></li></ul><li>BICYCLE FACILITIES<br />Bicycle parking facilities<br /><ul><li>Showground Shopping Centre
    25. 25. Parnell Street (College Street Junction)
    26. 26. Jervis Place
    27. 27. Parnell Street (Emmet Street Junction)</li></li></ul><li>PARKING<br />46 parking spaces<br /><ul><li>43 car spaces
    28. 28. 3 loading bays</li></ul>40 car spaces proposed<br />Parking survey revealed free spaces in car parks in vicinity of Parnell St. And Davis Rd.<br />Average of 28 free spaces during peak time at Suirside car park<br />Offset effect of loss of parking spaces on retailers by :<br />Increasing foot fall along corridor<br />Encourage construction of new car parks in vicinity of town centre. (Mary St. etc.) <br />Proposed off-peak parking for loading bays<br />
    29. 29. PARKING CONTINUED<br />PARKING SURVEY METHOD<br /><ul><li>Parnell Street and Davis Road
    30. 30. Surveys on five different days
    31. 31. 15 min interval
    32. 32. 4 hour period through out the day</li></ul>PARKING SURVEY RESULTS<br /><ul><li>Average parking on Parnell Street was 51
    33. 33. Peak parking on Parnell Street was 60
    34. 34. Average parking on Davis Road was 13
    35. 35. Peak parking on Davis Road was 21</li></ul>PARKING SURVEY CONCLUSION<br /><ul><li>Davis Road has adequate parking
    36. 36. Parnell Street has excessive parking requirements
    37. 37. Enhance pedestrian environment to encourage parking in car park and walking into town increasing footfall along shopping area
    38. 38. Use electronic Parking signs to encourage use of existing car parks</li></li></ul><li>MORE ATTRACTIVE PEDESTRIAN CORRIDOR<br />PAVING<br />PLANTING<br />PAVEMENT PULLOUT<br />JERVIS PLACE<br />The MALL<br />LIGHTING and STREET FURNITURE<br />
    39. 39. PAVING<br />Brown Bush Hammered Granite paving slabs<br />Kilkenny Limestone kerbing and edging around buildings.<br />Ties into key Clonmel landmarks <br /><ul><li>The Main Guard
    40. 40. West Gate</li></li></ul><li>PLANTING<br />Location of Planting<br />Outside Town Hall on Parnell Street<br />Opposite Military Barracks on Davis Road<br />Pavement pullouts along Parnell Street<br />Type of Planting<br /><ul><li>London plains to be planted on street and in pavement pullouts
    41. 41. Narrow horn beams to be planted on street where less space is available</li></li></ul><li>PLANTING CONTINUED<br /><ul><li>London Plane
    42. 42. Narrow Horn Beam</li></li></ul><li>PAVEMENT PULLOUTS<br />
    43. 43. JERVIS PLACE<br /><ul><li>Remove parking
    44. 44. Widen area
    45. 45. Green area with additional planting
    46. 46. Provide seating
    47. 47. Tie in with the green area of the Mall</li></li></ul><li>The MALL<br />Remove external path and wall<br />Widen internal foot path<br />Erect public lighting along inner path<br />Extend green area to road edge<br />
    48. 48. LIGHTING and STREET FURNITURE<br />
    49. 49. IMPROVE SAFETY OF PEDESTRIANS <br />Improve Pedestrian Crossings<br />Pedestrian Crossing Dillon Street and Parnell Street<br />Pedestrian Crossing Emmet Street and Parnell Street<br />Pedestrian Crossing College Street and Parnell Street<br /><ul><li>Raised traffic table</li></ul>Pedestrian Crossing Parnell Street<br /><ul><li>Raised traffic table
    50. 50. Controlled Crossing</li></ul>Pedestrian Crossing Anglesea Street and Parnell Street<br /><ul><li>Raised traffic table
    51. 51. Three way crossing with pedestrian refuge</li></ul>Pedestrian Crossing Davis Road and Waterford Road<br /><ul><li>Upgrade of junction
    52. 52. Already scheduled to go ahead</li></li></ul><li>RIASED SPEED TABLES<br /><ul><li>Location of Raised speed Tables
    53. 53. Nelson and Parnell Street
    54. 54. College and Parnell Street
    55. 55. Anglesea and Parnell Street
    56. 56. Types of Raised Table
    57. 57. Clay bricks
    58. 58. Coloured Bitumen
    59. 59. Coloured Stamped Concrete
    60. 60. Coloured Stamped Asphalt
    61. 61. Advantage of raised tables
    62. 62. Reduce traffic speed to allow safe crossing of pedestrians at controlled crossing
    63. 63. Reduce traffic speed to allow traffic from College Street and Nelson Street onto Parnell street safely </li></li></ul><li>SUMMARY<br /><ul><li>OBJECTIVE
    64. 64. Increase connectivity from Showground Shopping Centre to Town Centre
    65. 65. MEANS
    66. 66. Create a Pedestrian Corridor
    67. 67. Increase foot fall along corridor with an enhanced, more attractive and safer pedestrian environment
    68. 68. OUTCOME
    69. 69. Reinvigorate towns trading environment
    70. 70. Create pedestrian friendlier environment</li></li></ul><li>
    71. 71. THE END<br />Any Questions<br />