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Athlone Town Centre Regeneration and Enhancement


To build on the success of the Church Street Public Realm Enhancement, to create a vibrant town centre, with inviting streetscapes that entice pedestrians and patrons to explore and discover the heart of Athlone.

Current Status

The preliminary design is complete and was placed on Public Display on 29th March 2021.  

Athlone Town Centre Regeneration Master Plan

Athlone Town Centre Master Plan

The proposed design will enhance the streetscape at this important gateway to Athlone Town Centre through:

  • the proposed pedestrianisation of Sean Costello Street.
  • kerb & junction realignment to widen existing footpaths.
  • improvements to vehicular traffic management at key junctions.
  • and provision of safe pedestrian crossing points for all town centre users.


Artists Impression Sean Costello Street

Artists Impression — Sean Costello Street

Plans and Particulars of the proposed development are available for inspection at https://consult.westmeathcoco.ie/en and can be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at the Municipal District of Athlone-Moate from 9.30a.m. to 4.00p.m. each day, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, from 29th March 2021 up to and including 27th April 2021.

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development, may be made via the Councils Consultation Portal at https://consult.westmeathcoco.ie/en or written submissions or observations in relation to the proposed development, clearly marked “Athlone Town Centre, Public Realm Enhancement”, may also be submitted to District Manager, Athlone Municipal District Office, Civic Offices, Athlone to arrive not later than 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 12th May 2021.


Artist Impression – Sweeny’s Corner

Artists Impression — Sweeny's Corner


The Regeneration Team can be contacted at

Regeneration Project Team,
Westmeath County Council,
Áras an Chontae,
Co. Westmeath. N91 FH4N
Tel. 044-9332000
Email: regen@westmeathcoco.ie