The Baggot Estate Recreational Amenity, Ballinacurra

 

Baggot Estate Award

The Baggot Estate Recreational Walkway

Ballinacurra Road, Limerick

A 1 km recreational walkway has been completed in the Baggot Estate which Limerick City Council have developed to provide improved recreational amenity in the area. The walkway has the benefit of CCTV surveillance and Limerick City Council are very pleased that, even during construction, the project enjoyed a lot of positive feedback from local walkers.

The walkway was officially opened on Wednesday, 29th February, 2012 by the Mayor Cllr. Jim Long who is particularly pleased to have this amenity in his area. The Mayor said "the walkway will provide a wonderful opportunity for residents in the area to enjoy the natural landscape and to avail of what the are has to offer"

Director of Service Caroline Curley said that "the Baggot Estate Recreational Walkway is a welcome addition to the city's growing network of walkway amenity and is one that will provide attractive visual and walking potential for Ballinacurra and surrounding areas."

This project was the winner in the 'Environment' category in the 2012 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, hosted in Dublin on Thursday, 8th November, 2012.

How to get to the Baggot Estate?

A photograph at of the new directional sign at the junction of Portland Park and Ballinacurra Road.                  

The Baggot Estate is located in Portland Park to the south of Ballinacurra Gardens and east of Ballinacurra Road. The Grid reference for the Main Entrance is (Easting) 156842 (Northing)155213.

 

by bus - City Bus Route 301 from Corbally via the City Centre, Bus/Rail Station and Weston, and City Bus Route from 304 from the Parkway, Ballysimon Road, City Centre and Bus/Rail Station: Alight at the bus stop just after the Childers Road / Ballinacurra Road junction if heading out from the city centre or just before this junction if heading in. Follow the brown directional signposts from the junction of Ballinacurra Road and Ballinacurra Gardens. Timetabled departures from the 'City Centre' refer to the Bus Bays in Sarsfield Street.

by other modes - Use the Ballinacurra Road. Limited car parking is available on the link road from Ballinacurra Road to Ballinacurra Gardens on the approach to Summerville Rovers AFC's Clubhouse. Take the first turn left after Childers Road if heading out from the city centre, or, if heading in towards the city centre, take the first right turn after the Ballinacurra flyover.

Please park with due consideration for local residents and businesses.

A cropped photograph showing the entrance sign at the Baggot Estate

(201211012 pog)

 

Last update:12/11/2012

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