2017 Weeks 11-14 Planning Applications

There were twenty six commercial and seven domestic applications for planning permission in Dublin Central over the past few weeks.  Some highlights include: Proposed building of 6 storey apartment block with 48 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom apartments with basement parking at 1 A/C Shamrock Place, Dublin 1. Proposed construction of a 63 bedroom hotel at…

Phibsborough Shopping Centre Planning Application

An application for planning permission to re-develop Phibsborough Shopping Centre has been made to Dublin City Council.   The application includes the old Des Kelly site, part of Dalymount and aims to deliver a significant increase in retail space as well as 340 new student accommodation places. Full details of the planning application are available here or…

Moore Street Plan

Moore street captures the soul of our nation in the heart of our city,  it’s neglect and dereliction is shameful. As a long term campaigner for the protection of the Moore Street National Monument and creation of an appropriate commemoration I welcome the latest report from the Ministerial Consultative Group, the Moore Street Report, on securing…

2017 Week 10 Planning Applications

This week there were eleven commercial and one domestic planning applications in Dublin Central.  Of note are the following. Permission is sought for the demolition of a single storey building at 482A North Circular Road and the construction of a three-storey development consisting of 2 x two-bedroom and 1 x three-bedroom apartments, with rear access…

2017 Week 8 Planning Applications

This week there were six commercial and four domestic planning applications in Dublin Central.  Of note is the proposed construction of a large handball facility by the GAA on Ardilaun Road as follows: The GAA are seeking permission to demolish the current turnstile building at 1-8 St Andrew’s House and construct a 2 storey-handball centre…

2017 Week 7 Planning Applications

This week there was one domestic and seven commercial applications for planning permission in Dublin Central of note is the following: Application for permission to construct a 5-storey over-basement development at 163-164a Capel Street consisting of restaurant and shop space at ground floor level and 7 two bedroom apartments with balconies on the upper floors…

2017 Week 6 Planning Applications

This week there were four commercial applications and three domestic applications in Dublin Central.  Some noteworthy applications include the following: Tedcastles Oil Products proposes the building of a 432 m₂ building at Promenade Road, Dublin port, housing office and other facilities. The HSE proposes the demolition of a current 2 storey building and the construction…

2017 Week 5 Planning Applications

Noteworthy applications this week include the proposed development of student accommodation in the Inner City. Hattington Student Housing propose the building of 48 student housing units at 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 51 and 53 Montpelier Hill. Summer Road Developments Ltd. propose amending their previously approved application for the development of student accommodation at…

Broadstone Update

Following my previous representations to Luas Cross City regarding the height and finish of the wall at Broadstone this week they sent me a revised design and some updated details. They advised that given the difference in ground level on both sides of the Broadstone wall; the finished wall will be between 4.2 and 5.5 metres…

Luas Levy should be rejected

The extension of Luas from St Stephens Green to Broombridge is on target to be completed by the end of 2017. Dublin City Council is proposing to introduce a Development Levy for the Luas which will increase the cost of desperately needed housing development in Dublin Central.  This means if approved by City Councillors  Dublin City Council…