Wind­mill plan­ning to open Cres­cent drop-in cen­tre

Wexford People - - NEWS -

A cen­tre for peo­ple with in­tel­lec­tual dis­abil­i­ties has ap­plied to Wex­ford County Coun­cil for plan­ning per­mis­sion to use the ground floor of a for­mer restau­rant as an ed­u­ca­tional re­source. Wind­mill Ther­a­peu­tic Train­ing Unit Ltd based in Larkin’s Lane off South Main Street is seek­ing per­mis­sion for a change of use from a restau­rant to an ed­u­ca­tional ser­vice at 1 Cres­cent Mall, Hen­ri­etta Street along with the pro­vi­sion of an ac­ces­si­ble en­trance.

Ar­chi­tect Neil O’ Ke­effe who has lodged the ap­pli­ca­tion on be­half of Wind­mill, in­formed planner of­fi­cers that the de­vel­op­ment stems from a Health Ser­vice Ex­ec­u­tive re­quest for a drop-in fa­cil­ity sep­a­rate to the stan­dard ser­vice pro­vided in Larkin’s Lane.

Wind­mill ther­a­peu­tic Train­ing Unit of­fers day ser­vice train­ing and sup­port to adults with mild to moder­ate in­tel­lec­tual dis­abil­ity and helps peo­ple to lead rich lives and to en­joy ful­fill­ing re­la­tion­ships.

The com­pany di­rec­tors listed on the plan­ning ap­pli­ca­tion are Ma­jella Lam­bert, Ann Bar­rett, Mary Doyle, Pa­tri­cia Keane and Bill Kelly.

The for­mer restau­rant premises in Cres­cent Mall is owned by But­lers Newsagency Ltd which has given per­mis­sion to Wind­mill to ap­ply for the change of use ap­pli­ca­tion.

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