It’s all part of a plan to make Cork more people-friendly.
Starting today, Tuesday, May 4th, the hours of pedestrianisation on St Oliver Plunkett Street and connected streets have been increased.
“This pedestrianisation is aimed at making the city a safer,more inclusive, and pleasant place for residents, shoppers and visitors and at supporting local businesses.” said a Cork City Council spokesperson.
Incredible progress made on the resurfacing of the 17 pedestrianized streets in Cork city this week. Great to see the city preparing to reopen @CBA_cork #corkcity #Retail #hospitality #acityrising pic.twitter.com/kLNNYaKQWy
— Eoin O’Sullivan (@Eoinmpos) April 15, 2021
“To enhance the street surfaces, Cork City Council undertook resurfacing works on these streets last month.”
Starting today, temporary bollards and pedestrian signage will be in place on:
- Oliver Plunkett -11am to 4am, 7 days a week
- Cook St, South – as above
- Caroline St – as above
- Pembroke St – 9.30-4am 7 days a week
- Princes St -as above
- Phoenix St -as above
- Beasley St – as above
- Robert St -11am-4am 7 days a week
In the following days, automatic bollards on these streets will be adjusted in line with the increased pedestrianisation hours. Further extended hours will be implemented in the coming weeks on:
- Tuckey St
- Little Anne St
- Little Cross St
- St Peter and Paul’s Place and part of St Pauls St