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Access for Minor Works

​​​​​If access is required to Waterways Ireland's property to undertake works such as site investigations e.g. trial hole, sampling to determine soil conditions or works which are temporary and short term in nature please complete the form below and send the accompanying documentation and the administration fee to: Property & Legal Section, Waterways Ireland, 2 Sligo Road, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, BT74 7JY

Please Note

It is appropriate to use this application form for the short term use of Waterways Ireland’s property/waterways, for specific purposes.
It is not intended to cater for interference with property which has a longer term implication eg laying a pipe, installing jetties, creating a playground or amenity block, etc.
For help completing this form please contact AnnMarie Donnelly on +44 (0) 28 66 346 208

An asterix * indicates a required field.

Name of Applicant *
Address of Applicant *
Telephone Number *
Mobile Number *
Email Address *

Address of Works *
Townland *
County *
Map Co-ordinates *
Description of proposed works including specific details regarding the intended use: *
Estimated time required to complete *

In order for Waterways Ireland to give consideration to the granting of Deed of Indemnity in this instance, we will require three copies of the following information:

1.An original Ordnance Survey map (scale 1:2500) showing Waterways Ireland’s property which will be encroached upon or affected by the works, edged and hatched in red and to include adjacent navigation marks, locks, jetties, weirs, and other waterways infrastructure. The encroachment area should be computed in square metres and marked clearly on the map.

2.Diagram detailing the works being undertaken.

3.An Insurance checking form completed by your insurer/broker.

You should be aware that this list is not exhaustive and Waterways Ireland reserves the right to request further details if deemed necessary in the consideration of your proposal.

Administration Fee of €750 (non-refundable):

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By completing and submitting this form you are entering a binding agreement with Waterways Ireland

There is a 7 day cooling off period in place from submission of the form. Should you change your mind within 7 days, please contact AnnMarie Donnelly to cancel the contract.

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