Streetscape Enhancement Measure (Callan)

Kilkenny County Council is pleased to announce the ‘Streetscape Enhancement Measure 2022. The Streetscape Enhancement Initiative will provide grants to property owners to improve street facades (either residential or commercial) and shopfronts in Callan.

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KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL

Streetscape Enhancement Scheme 2022

Kilkenny County Council is pleased to announce the ‘Streetscape Enhancement Measure 2022. The Streetscape Enhancement Initiative will provide grants to property owners to improve street facades (either residential or commercial) and shopfronts in Callan.

This activity is funded by the Department of Rural & Community Development as part of “Our Rural Future”, the Government’s five year strategy to revitalise rural Ireland.  The Scheme applies to the following town/village in County Kilkenny:

Callan

The types of projects that could be supported include:

  • Works to individual properties (commercial/residential/derelict) provided that this involves at least 3 adjacent properties. (Note: It is preferable to develop works on as many adjacent properties as possible, but there must be a minimum of 3)
  • This can include works such as: painting, repair of shopfronts, signage, etc
  • Works to standalone buildings are permitted in the case of derelict buildings or vacant properties where it is demonstrated there is a clear need to address the visual impact of this building on the existing streetscape.
  • Upgrade or restoration of historic / traditional shopfronts.
  • Installation of canopies
  • Murals / other public artworks

Eligible works include painting, signage replacement, shopfront improvement, scaffolding, materials, lighting and planting. A maximum grant of €8,000 per building.

Completed Expression of Interest forms should be emailed to: streetscape@kilkennycoco.ie .   

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00pm on Wednesday 28th September 2022

Application Forms and further particulars may be downloaded from www.kilkennycoco.ie  or by calling Community Section, Kilkenny County Council at 056-7794996

Application form: EOI-Streetscape-Scheme-2022-final-Copy.docx (size 87.9 KB)

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