Planning Lodged For Tipperary Racecourse All-Weather Racetrack

Photo Credit: Tipperary Racecourse

Tipperary Racecourse has lodged a planning application in respect of developing an all-weather racetrack 2.2 km in length. 

There will also be new underpass structures at the track, a new 82 unit stable block to replace the existing 60 unit block and a new parade ring.

Three new ponds would be developed as part of the infrastructure to maintain the track.

There will also be a new well and some hedgerow and tree removal.

On completion there will be 3 entrances from the N24 road  instead of the present 4 entrances.

A new 10m steel tower for telecommunications and a circulation track for emergency and service vehicles are also proposed.

Traffic studies and a Natura Impact Statement have also been included in the planning application.

The existing turf course is to be retained and both flat and national hunt meetings would be scheduled for the venue.

The planning authority within Tipperary County Council expects to make a decision by August 29th.

The closing date for submissions on the application is August 8th

Management at the race track had previously said that the work will hopefully be completed by late 2023.

Tipperary All Weather track would become the second course of it’s type in Ireland – Dundalk all weather opened in 2007.

The planning application files may be viewed on the Tipperary e-planning portal under reference number 22456.