“Dangerous structure” on Avenue Road set for demolition say town council

DUNDALK Town Council have served a notice on a property on the Avenue Road in the town.

DUNDALK Town Council have served a notice on a property on the Avenue Road in the town.

This week DTC notified the owner of the property, a Mr Oliver Kelly of Carrinshego, Culleville, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan that the structure, known as the Blakely houses, was now deemed to be a “dangerous structure” under the local authority laws.

The notice says that as a formal request by the council to the owner to carry repairs on the fire damaged property had not been met by April of this year, that the council now have the right to enter the land and demolish the building. It is believed that unknown to the owner the derelict site had been frequented by local drug users.

There had also been fire damage to the building.