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…

Clontarf to City Cycle Route

Dublin City Council has advertised their plan for a cycle route from Clontarf to the City Centre via North strand and Amiens Street.   They propose constructing  a 2.5km of “high quality cycle route” with improved footpaths and landscaping from Clontarf Road / Alfie Byrne Road, via Clontarf Road, Marino Mart, Fairview, Annesley Bridge Road, North Strand Road…

Prussia Street Re-Development

An application for planning permission for a major redevelopment of the Park Shopping Centre on Prussia Street has been submitted to Dublin City Council.  The proposal includes plans to demolish the existing Shopping Centre and to construct in its place a new shopping center plus a 6 storey complex of 105 residential units including 541 bedspaces.  Full details…

Dublin Central Planning Applications

Dublin City Council received two new applications for commercial and residential developments in Dublin Central this week and confirmed decisions in relation to a number of outstanding applications.  You can review the full list of applications and decisions relating to Dublin Central here.    Applications for planning permission can be made on-line here.

Grangegorman Car-park

The Grangegorman Development Agency intends make a planning application for the construction of a temporary surface car park onsite. This is to be located off the North Circular Road entrance to the campus, Phoenix Lane. The GDA will hold a drop-in information evening prior to submitting the planning application in their offices in the Clocktower on Grangegorman…

Planning Application for Cabra homes

An application has been made to Dublin City Council for permission to build 19 homes and one retail/shop unit on the site of “Matts of Cabra”.  The developer is looking for permission to: (1) Demolish the existing 1 and 2 storey public House building; (2) Construction of a 4 storey retail and residential block (Building…

Reinstate Phibsborough LAP

For ten years as a City Councillor I worked with residents and officials to protect and develop Phibsborough as a prime urban village.  Like many others I was dismayed to recently learn that the Phibsborough Local Area Plan (LAP) that we had worked on for many years was recently rejected by Councillors. The Phibsborough Local…