Foreshore Investigation Licence Application

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Application submitted for new Foreshore Investigation Licence

Codling Wind Park Limited has applied to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for a new Foreshore Investigation Licence.

The licence will enable Codling Wind Park to undertake further offshore surveys and site investigations in 2023 and beyond. These are required to inform the ongoing project design and support environmental baseline surveys required to inform consenting processes

A copy of the application, and the relevant documents, maps, plans and drawings are available for inspection for 30 calendar days, between 27th October 2022 and 27th November 2022, free of charge at:

  • Wicklow Garda Station, Bachelor’s Walk, Wicklow, County Wicklow, A67 HK20
  • Greystones Garda Station, Marine Terrace, Greystones, County Wicklow, A63 N466
  • Bray Garda Station Convent Avenue, Bray, County Wicklow, A98 EO93
  • Shankill Garda Station Dorney Court, Shankill, Dublin 18, D18 CD50
  • Dún Laoghaire Garda Station Corrig Avenue, Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, A96 N299
  • Clontarf Garda Station Strandville Avenue East, Clontarf, Dublin 3, D03 FA46
  • Irishtown Garda Station Irishtown Road, Irishtown, Dublin 4, D04 YE33
  • Pearse Street Garda Station 1-6 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, D02 W289
  • Howth Garda Station 8 Dunbo Hill, Howth, County Dublin, D13 YR70
  • Wicklow Library The Mall Main Street, Wicklow A67 67025
  • Wicklow County Council, County Buildings, Whitegates Wicklow Town, A67 FW96
  • Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co.Dublin, A96 K6C9
  • Dublin City Council, Civic Offices Wood Quay Dublin 8 D08 RF3F
  • Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co Dublin, K67 X8Y2

The application and documentation are also available on the Department’s website.

Scott Sutherland, Co-Project Director, Codling Wind Park, said: “Surveys and site investigation activities are important in assessing the suitability and feasibility of all offshore aspects of the project.  This data will be used to inform the ongoing environmental assessments required as part of the consenting process and to progress the design of the project.

“We fully recognise the importance of appropriate and sensitive development of the project. All offshore survey activities will be carefully considered and planned to minimise any impact on fishers and other marine users. The approach of the project has always been – and remains – minimising disturbance to, and ensuring co-existence with, local fishers and other marine users. We will continue to consult and engage with local communities and a wide range of interested stakeholders, to ensure that everyone is informed and has a chance to share their views with us.”

The closing date for submissions is close of business (17:30) on 27th November 2022.


Scott Sutherland
Scott Sutherland,
Co-Project Director, Codling Wind Park

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