Waterford councillors have given the go-ahead for Dungarvan’s first made-for–purpose campervan facility following a public consultation
Motorhome tourism continues to expand especially amongst professional retirees, bringing in their wake a robust spending power.
The realisation of campervans' economic potential, allied to negotiations with representatives of campervan
organisations like Phoenix Motorhome Ireland, paved the way for the current development.
Cllr John Pratt said it was important that Waterford Council was now seen as welcoming campervans.
Generally speaking the overnight charge for motorhome
parking is about €10-€15, within limited staying times. Mr Hynes said these logistics for Dungarvan will be established after the infrastructure is completed early next year.
Mr Hynes said the council realised a need to strike a balance between
the provision for car parking provision and campervan requirements.
The engineer said he hoped that the development at Quann’s would precede similar developments from the private sector on the town’s outskirts.
Director of Services
Kieran Kehoe said the town was open to “provision for all types of visitors”.