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Castlepollard Regeneration

Vision


To regenerate Castlepollard, building on the unique architectural heritage of the Town Square and Green, creating space for the community and visitors alike, restoring the Market House and delivering a Town Park, establishing Castlepollard as base, from where,  visitors will explore the many sights of North Westmeath, enhancing the towns critical role as an economic driver for the region.

 

Project Sites Castlepollard

Project Sites Castlepollard‌

Regeneration Project Description: 

The project comprises 3 distinct elements:

  1. The Market House itself will be renovated to accommodate both community and tourism facilities; The prestige of the green will be re-established; reintroducing the historical focal point of the town and establishing a centre for community, tourism and heritage purposes.

  2. The provision of the centrally located multi-purpose Town Park with universal access will bring huge benefit to residents whilst also bringing added value to the tourist offering.

  3. The development of a tourism brand and marketing strategy for North Westmeath, centred on Castlepollard and the surrounding attractions, such as Tullynally Castle and Fore Abbey, etc.

Current Status

Castlepollard regeneration project tracker graphic

The Regeneration Team is currently preparing tender documents to appoint an Integrated Design Team for Castlepollard Town Park, Market House, and Public Realm. The consultant will aid Westmeath County Council in the design and planning elements of the project.

Rural Regeneration and Development funding has been secured to bring the project to a shovel ready status. Further funding will be required in order to proceed to construction.

 

The Regeneration Team can be contacted at

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