Irish Planning Institute’s National Planning Awards 2011-2012
Julianstown Village Design Statement (VDS) Shortlisted
Julianstown Village Design Statement (VDS), which is the national ‘Pilot’ for the Heritage Council’s new community-led Village Design Statement (VDS) Programme II, has been shortlisted for the Irish Planning Institute’s National Planning Awards under the category - Participatory Planning Award. The collaborative and participative village design project has been undertaken by the Heritage Council in partnership with the Julianstown and District Community Association (JDCA) and Meath County Council. The Julianstown VDS sets out a Shared Vision and Key Design Principles for the future management of the historic village, which dates back to the 9th century – the VDS also contains an Agreed VDS Action Plan which details 30 collaborative projects centered around the following themes:
- Welcome to Julianstown
- The Street and Streetscape
- Heart of the Village
- Our Heritage – the Old Mill
- The Village and Tourism
- The River Nanny
The Julianstown VDS is currently being implemented by the JDCA with significant support from the Heritage Council, Meath County Council and Meath Partnership (LEADER). Representatives from the Julianstown VDS Steering Group (SG) shared the good news with the Meath County Manager – Tom Dowling at the County Council offices on Thursday 3rd November 2011.
Click here to download and view the Julianstown Village Design Statement.
For information on the new community-led National Village Design Statement Programme II, please contact Alison Harvey, VDS Programme II Manager, on Tel 056 7770777 or firstname.lastname@example.org