Keep up with Armagh i

Tandragee Golf Club’s Gate Lodge plans refused permission by DoE Planners

A bid to improve access to a Co Armagh golf club has been turned down.

Tandragee Golf Club have applied for planning approval to change the structure of the Gate Lodge at the entrance on the Markethill Road.

But Planning Service has judged the improvements would not be for the best and would take away from the Listed Building.

The application, which was submitted only a number of months ago, had been to improve access to the Tandragee club, one of three golf clubs within the Armagh City and District Council area.

DoE Planners will return a decision to ‘refuse’ the project when it meets with Armagh Council next Monday night, January 5.

In doing so, Planning Service has ruled that the changes would “detract from its appearance, character and setting and result in a loss of its architectural integrity”.

It deems the proposals would “cause damage to features of special architectural interest”.

The applicant – Tandragee Golf Club – will, as is normal procedure, have the right to appeal against the decision.

Read more news:

Armagh Observatory backing campaign fronted by Queen guitarist Brian May

Armagh Lord Mayor’s Christmas Message

Plans approved for new £1M Richhill health hub and minor injuries unit

Five treated for smoke inhalation after fire at industrial unit

Commonwealth boxer Sean Duffy launches new Orchard Centre fitness equipment

Man arrested following aggravated burglary in Armagh

Police release CCTV images of attempted ATM theft in Portadown

Lottery Fund REJECTS cash bid to restore penalty kick inventor’s grave

Join Our WhatsApp

Don't miss a headline with a daily round-up as well as major breaking news. Message 'News' to 07938050001.

Most read today

More in Sport