Thursday 15 March 2018

Dublin retailers claim 5,000 jobs could be lost by plaza plans

The oral hearing into Dublin City Council's plans for a pedestrianised plaza in College Green has heard from Dublin's biggest retailers that 5,000 jobs could be lost as a result of the proposal. The Dublin City Centre Traders Alliance (DCCTA), representing businesses such as Arnotts and Brown Thomas, has asked An Bord Pleanála to refuse permission for the scheme. The board is holding an oral hearing into council plans for the €10m plaza, which would halt all east-west vehicular traffic. The town planner representing the DCCTA said the plan is premature without a holistic transport plan for Dublin.

Read the full article @

No comments: