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Parnell street and davis road upgrade 05 08-2011


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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 />
  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 />