Holy Cross College SHD

An application was submitted to An Bord Pleanála on Friday, 16th July 2021 for 1614 “Build to Rent” apartments on the Holy Cross College site. The development proposed will consist of 12 blocks, ranging in height from 2 to 18 storeys, with 1 retail unit, 1 café, and a crèche. A total of 508 car…

Strategic Housing Developments- Update

Strategic Housing Development Planning law will end this year.  Fulfilling a promise in the programme for Government to end the Strategic Housing Development planning law, Minister for Housing and Planning Darragh O’Brien TD, has announced the following arrangements for ending the SHD process: Deadline to request a SHD pre-application consultation with An Bord Pleanala is…

Strategic Housing Process

Mary has called on the Minister to write to An Bord Pleanala to ask them to stop pre planning negotiations on strategic housing developments and to stop applications. The SHD process has not delivered what it should to Housing supply, and is undemocratic. Watch Mary speak here 👇

Park Shopping Centre SHD

An application has been lodged to An Bord Pleanala for a Strategic Housing Development at Park Shopping Centre on Prussia Street. The development proposes the building of a new mixed use District Centre, Student Residential Housing and Build-to-Rent Housing development in 2 buildings, separated by a new pedestrian and bicycle street connecting Prussia Street with…

Phibsborough Shopping Centre SHD

A revised Strategic Housing Development application has been lodged for Phibsborough Shopping Centre. The site is bounded by North Circular Road to the South, Connaught St to the North, Dalymount Park to the West and Phibsborough Road to the East. The revised application seeks permission for 321 bed shared accommodation instead of 341 bed student…

Strategic Housing Development’s

Strategic Housing Development legislation has failed to deliver homes in compact sustainable urban communities like Dublin Central and I support Governments decision to retire the legislation in 2021.   SHDs is a massive missed opportunity by the state.  Speeded up planning decisions but at a cost of quality housing developments. Government should retire SHD legislation at…