Upgrades and extension plans for Weston terminal building
UPGRADES, alterations, and extension work to the existing terminal building at Weston Airport in Lucan has been lodged with South Dublin County Council.
The proposed development at Backweston Park comprises the removal of an existing canopy and construction of an extended entrance foyer, provision of ancillary café and outdoor seating area and segregated arrivals/departures vestibules at ground-floor level.
The plans include the construction of an outdoor terrace with access from the existing restaurant, including overhead brise soleil sun-shade and upgrades to existing WC block at first-floor level and construction of additional offices, plant room and provision of additional window openings at second-floor level.
Construction for a fire escape stairwell is planned adjacent to the existing terminal with connecting walkway and access doorway at first-floor level, covered walkway between the existing terminal building and the existing National Flight Centre building at ground level.
Also included is the erection of new signage, relocation of surface water / waste-water infrastructure and enhancements to the existing set-down area and car-park to include landscaping, paved pedestrian zones and a proposed gated service entrance to the airside apron.
Car-park enhancements to result in reduction in car-parking spaces from existing 219 to proposed 191.