Following a competitive tendering process, OMP were appointed as team leaders and urban design masterplanners by the Limerick Northside Regeneration Agency to prepare an economic and physical Masterplan for a troubled and isolated residential estate on the edge of Limerick city.

The challenge was to identify physical and social solutions that will convert a neglected community of over 1000 families into a thriving , connected and safe new city quarter. The estate has just one access in and out serving a population of over 4000 people. 

 

 

The Masterplan proposes new through connections to the surrounding city with dignified entrances and civic spaces marking the new access points into and out of Moyross. A new mixed use town centre is proposed at the heart of the estate.  Thomond Park Stadium, the home of Munster rugby, is located in Moyross and a regional sports campus is envisaged as part of the town centre infrastructure which could become a prime facility for the development of the Munster club as well as attracting high performance athletes to Moyross. A high quality new regional park is    

Portrait of author John O'Mahony

TEXT BY: JOHN O'MAHONY

Author: John O'Mahony

  • Address Limerick City
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  • Status Adopted
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