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

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