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Planning board puts foot down over pavement ‘clutter’

The advertising firm’s application to install a new 2.8 metre tall ‘metropanel’ display on Dawson Street has been quashed by An Bord Pleanála, which labelled the development “unnecessary visual clutter”

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
28th July, 2019

JCDecaux’s plans to install more footpath advertising in Dublin have hit a setback as planners clamp down on street clutter.

The advertising firm’s application to install a new 2.8 metre tall ‘metropanel’ display on Dawson Street has been quashed by An Bord Pleanála, which labelled the development “unnecessary visual clutter”.

In November 2006, JCDecaux was awarded a contract by Dublin City Council to provide outdoor advertising...

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