Consultation on Grosvenor Barracks, Enniskillen - Application for renewal of Outline Planning Permission

Consultation opened on 05 June 2023. Closing date 04 September 2023.


The Department is submitting an application to renew its current Outline Planning Permission for a residential development at Grosvenor Barracks in Enniskillen. The application is for the development of this site for residential use, with associated open space, play areas etc. The Department is seeking the views of all interested parties on its plan and has organised a Pre-Application Community Consultation period which will commence on 05 June 2023 and run until 25 August 2023.

Consultation description

The former military base at Grosvenor Barracks was purchased by the Department for Communities in 2008 to be developed for mixed tenure residential.

The twenty acre Grosvenor Barracks site comprised two sections. 

  1. The smaller section being Ballaghmore Heights (2.7 acres in size) to the south of the Coleshill Road which has been fully developed by Clanmil Housing Association.
  2. The remaining 17.2 acre site previously contained a range of former military buildings and installations, which all have been cleared.  A thorough investigation of contamination on the site was undertaken and a remediation plan put in place.  A transport assessment was also carried out. Outline planning permission was submitted in January 2011 for a 200 dwelling (mixed tenure) scheme on this site and secured on 28th March 2017, and renewal was secured on 22nd October 2020. 

Details of all documents associated with this application for Outline Planning Permission can be found on the Northern Ireland Planning Portal using the reference number: LA10/2020/0507/O.

During this consultation period the planning proposal will be on display at the Northern Ireland Housing Executive Offices, Riverview House, Head Street, Enniskillen BT74 7DA and Lakeland Forum, Broadmeadow, Enniskillen, BT74 7EF.

A public drop in event at the West End Community Centre will take place on 08 August 2023 between 3:00pm and 7:00pm. There will be an opportunity at this event to ask questions, complete questionnaires and provide feedback. Any comments made during the consultation period will be considered by the Department when completing the Consultation Report for the planning application.

Questionnaires on the planning application may be completed online or at any of the above venues and feedback can also be returned to the below postal or email address.

This is an update of a public consultation carried out in 2019.

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