Hillview Sports Club in Clonmel has been given the go-ahead for a major upgrade of its facilities at the Mountain Road.
The development, which has received planning permission from the Borough Council, includes the refurbishment of the existing sports hall/clubhouse; the reconstruction of the existing tennis courts, with new full ITF Class 1
Professional Court Sports lighting; and the construction of an additional ITF Championship Grade Tennis Court with
full ITF Class 1 Professional Court Sports lighting.
The pitch and putt course is also included, with the provision of flood lighting on nine holes of the course.
The extensive alteration, refurbishment and extension of the existing sports hall/clubhouse to the rear (south), west, east and north of the structure will include a new first floor; new viewing balcony areas; a new squash court; gym area; toilets and the reorganisation/relocation of other facilities to the first floor.
Also included is the construction of two children’s play areas; a skittles area and associated walls/fencing; the construction of new general fencing and general site security fencing, walls and protective netting adjacent to the pitch and putt course; and the construction of two ITF approved mini tennis courts, including practice walls with full ITF Class 1 Professional Court Sports lighting,
The development also proposes the construction of new car-parking areas and adjustment of the vehicle access road to the site, and the demolition of the existing selected stone walls as necessary.