Recreational Hub adjacent to Camlough Lake, Newry

On behalf of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council (NMDDC), welcome to the Digital Public Information Event for the development of a Recreational Hub adjacent to Camlough Lake, Newry. The proposal seeks to provide facilities for both water and non-water based activities at Camlough Lake.

It includes a single storey multi-use building, outdoor space with external showers, changing facilities, slipway, kayak storage, picnic areas, vehicular turning and bus and car parking areas. Development proposals include upgrading the of existing vehicular access off the Newtown Road for the provision of entrance and exit lanes and associated visibility splays.  There is also a new pedestrian access linked to the existing lake footway.

Below you can view the proposed development plans for the ‘Hub’ and complete an online feedback form based on the information provided.

The information contained on this website and the feedback forms provided are in addition to a public consultation event which will be held in St. Malachy’s Primary School at no. 3 School Road, Camlough BT35 7HF on Thursday 7th December 2023 between 4pm and 8pm.  Details of this event have been advertised in the local press and notification leaflets circulated within the facility of the proposed site.

This website provides an alternative public consultation platform to the event to be held within the school.  NMDDC would encourage all those with an interest in the proposal to leave their feedback below.  Contact details of all respondents will be held confidentially and in line with GDPR regulations.


To download high resolution PDFs of the presentation boards, please click here.

Your Feedback

Any comments made will be taken on board by the design team in determining the final layout that will be submitted to Newry, Mourne and Down District Council planning department in the form of a full planning application.

We would encourage all those with an interest in the proposal to leave their feedback below.

Thank you for visiting this site.
Pre-application Public Consultation is now closed.

What Happens Next?

This digital public information event will close on Thursday 14th December 2023 and any comments received up to that point in time will be considered by the design team. We would ask that comments are submitted either via the site or to Resolve Planning directly no later than this date.  Once all of the feedback has been considered and any necessary changes made, the design team will proceed to submit a planning application to NMDDC Planning Department.

It is important to note that any feedback provided on this website is a representation to the applicant, and not to the planning department in Newry Mourne and Down District Council directly. If a planning application is subsequently submitted, normal neighbour notification and publicity will be undertaken and you will have the opportunity to make formal representations regarding the proposal at that time.

If you have any difficulty accessing the information on this website, any difficulty using the feedback form or require hard copies of the presentation, please contact Sarah McDowell at Resolve Planning.

Email: Telephone: 028 9590 2831