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					Town Twinning Conference
  Žalec ... September 2007
Town Twinning Conference
  Zalec ... September 2007

   WESTPORT
Town Twinning Conference

   WELCOME
Town Twinning Conference

   FOIREANN
      Cathaoirleach .. Cllr. Declan Dever

      Bainisteoir    .. Mr. Peter Hynes
Town Twinning Conference

        SCEAL
 CATHAIR na MART
          • CONTEXT
          • DEVELOPMENT
          • COMMUNITY
          • THIRD AGE / INTEGRATION
Town Twinning Conference

    CONTEXT
          • COUNTY MAYO
          • WESTPORT TOWN
          • PLACE / PEOPLE
          • GENERATION SPECTRUM
O Westport




             O




                 ŽALEC
                         O


  Context
                                       PHYSICAL
                                       CONTEXT


Clew Bay                       .   Castlebar

              .      •      WESTPORT
           Croagh Patrick
CEIDE FIELDS NEOLITHIC SITE
POPULATION 1841 - 2001

  • MAYO ……COUNTY                                                   - 70 %
   400000


   350000


   300000


   250000


   200000


   150000


   100000


    50000


       0

            1841   1861   1881   1901   1921   1941   1961   1981   2001
    Mayo County Council
           Regional Organisation

Belmullet   .
WEST
REGION
                       .
                Westport
TOWN COUNCIL
• CATHAOIRLEACH
• NINE COUNCILLORS
• TOWN MANAGER
• EXECUTIVE STAFF
SERVICES PROVIDED
•   PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
•   ARTS , CULTURE & HERITAGE
•   HOUSING & COMMUNITY
•   SANITARY SERVICES
•   ROADS & TRANSPORTATION
EMPLOYMENT
                     Manufacturing
          8%
     5%
   5%                Tourism
               53%
    29%              Retail

                     Construction

                     Other
POPULATION 1991 – 2001

 • WESTPORT TOTAL

   12000
                              10218
   10000              8506
             7376
    8000



    6000



    4000



    2000



      0

           1991     1996     2001
    SETTING




CROAGH PATRICK
CLEW BAY and CLARE ISLAND
                  .
                 C.18 Planned Town


Westport House


                                     Quay




 WESTPORT ….. LAYOUT
WESTPORT HOUSE and ESTATE
C.18 PLANNED TOWN CORE
QUAY
Town Twinning Conference

DEVELOPMENT
          • PLANNING
          • INFRASTRUCTURE
          • STREETS / BUILDINGS
          • ACCESS
“ WESTPORT PLAN 2000 “   …. 1996
  Planning Clinics

DESIGN ADVICE
OLD SHOPFRONTS   NEW SHOPFRONTS
         COLOURSCHEMES




Before
         BEFORE   AFTER
SIGNAGE 1998
SIGNAGE
 POLICY
  2000
SIGNAGE
TODAY
Decorative
 Lighting




             WIRES UNDERGROUND
REPLACEMENT WINDOWS
NEW HOUSING


              CINEPLEX
                  ARTWORK




RIVERSIDE

            INFILL HOUSING
       Waste Water Treatment Plant


WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT 2000
WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT 2000
PEDESTRIAN ACCESS
Existing Streets




             BRIDGE STREET 2003
TRIAL 2004
BRIDGE STREET
2005
OCTAGON 1890
OCTAGON 1970
OCTAGON
TODAY
Town Twinning Conference

 COMMUNITY
          • SPIRIT / IDENTITY
          • CONTINUUM
          • ORGANISATION
          • THIRD AGE
      The End




OCTAGON and COMMUNITY
TOWN COUNCIL
 LEADERSHIP
COMMUNITY …. TEAMWORK
YOUTH
INVOLVEMENT
THIRD AGE
 •   INVOLVEMENT
 •   FACILITIES
 •   VOLUNTARY GROUPS
 •   HOUSING
 •   DIASPORA …. ALTAMONT St.
VOLUNTEERS NORTHWOOD
THIRD AGE FACILITIES

• Westport Active Retirement.

• Meals on Wheels

• Lions Club

• Plougastel Housing

• Altamont Street
     Voluntary Support Services
•   Social Services    • Order of Malta
•   Lions Club         • Mountain Rescue
•   Mayo Cancer Care   • St Vincent De Paul
•   Rehab              • Mayo Mental Health
•   Fuel appeal        • Irish Wheelchair
•   Toy Appeal           Assoc.
                       • NCBI / Guide Dogs
VOLUNTARY
GROUPS
ARTS & CRAFTS
CUSTOMS HOUSE STUDIOS
BEALTAINE ARTS FESTIVAL
BEALTAINE ARTS FESTIVAL
BEALTAINE ARTS FESTIVAL
LIFELONG LEARNING
                   2000




UNIVERSAL ACCESS
HOUSING
• PLOUGASTEL COURT
• ALTAMONT St.
PLOUGASTEL COURT
ACTIVE
RETIREMENT
DIASPORA

• MAYO ……COUNTY                                                   - 70 %
400000


350000


300000


250000


200000


150000


100000


50000


    0

         1841   1861   1881   1901   1921   1941   1961   1981   2001
ALTAMONT STREET
  •   BENEFACTOR
  •   VOLUNTARY GROUP
  •   TOWN COUNCIL
  •   SCHEME
     o



SITE LOCATION
SCHEME LAYOUT
ELEVATIONS
RESULT
Town Twinning Conference
  Zalec .. September 2007

 GO RAIBH MAITH
         AGAIBH AS UCHT
                  EISTEACHT LIOM !

				
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