Thursday, 13 November 2008

Planning and Development

An Bord Pleanála

APPEALS

Location: Franklin House, 140-142 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Proposed development: demolish four-storey building for an office block ranging from four to eight storeys with site development works. Applicant: David Daly. Appellant(s): Pembroke Road Association, James OReilly, An Taisce, Lansdowne and District Residents Association, Dermot Desmond, David Daly, James O'Reilly and others.

Location: 10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Proposed development: demolish three-storey building for an office block form one to six storeys. Applicant: Irish Property Unit Management Services. Appellant(s): Pembroke Road Association, Lansdowne and District Residents Association, An Taisce.

Location: north of Naul Road, south of Flemington Lane, east of Clonard-Bridgefoot Road, west of Moylaragh, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Proposed development: 1,057 dwellings units on a 36.08-hectare site. Applicant: Crescent Park Properties. Appellant(s): James Halligan, Moylaragh Road Residents Association.

Location: Regency Airport Hotel, Swords Road, Dublin 9. Proposed development: block of 68 apartments from four to eight storeys with 109 car-parking spaces. Applicant: Niall Molloy. Appellant(s): Damien and Mary Martin, J and M Eustace, Gaeltacht Park Residents Association, Peter Kelly, Anthony OReilly, Colin Maguire.

Location: Ashleaf Shopping Centre, Crumlin Cross, Dublin 12. Proposed development: retail, medical centre, 80-bed apart-hotel and 40 residential units. Applicant: Gary Smith. Appellant(s): Peter Keogh, Peter and Jennifer Keogh.

DECISION TO GRANT

Location: George's Court, 15-16 George's Place, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Proposed development: alter, extend and change of use of office building to residential use comprising 25 units and site works. Applicant: Monway (with revised conditions).

Location: Oldbridge, Rathmullen Road, Drogheda, Co Meath. Proposed development: 745 houses and apartments with a crèche, car-parking and works and services. Applicant: Niall Mellon and Pat OReilly (with revised conditions).

Location: Old Greenfield Road, Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare. Proposed development: demolish house for 95 apartments, 16 houses, crèche, car-parking, new access road and site works. Applicant: High Degree Construction (with conditions).

Location: 39B Quinsborough Road, Bray, Co Wicklow. Proposed development: demolish buildings for 64 apartments, office units, retail units and site works. Applicant: TBD Group Holdings Ltd (with conditions).

DECISION TO REFUSE

Location: Clontarf Baths, Clontarf Road, Dublin 3. Proposed development: demolish sheds and outbuildings associated with former outdoor pool for a day spa with site works. Applicant: Abbeybeg Ltd.

Location: Sandymount Castle Park and 34 Gilford Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4. Proposed development: alterations and extension to previously approved development (PL29S.222414). Applicant: Bryan Cullen

Location: Croham Hurst, Balally townland, Sandyford Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18. Proposed development: demolish house for 48 apartments in three blocks with new entrance, car-parking and site works. Applicant: Ralph Lindsay.

Location: The Traders, St James Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12. Proposed development: demolish first floor/attic space for 14 apartments, extend off-licence and public house, new holding kitchen and shop fronts. Applicant: Stanaless Services Ltd.

Location: The Old Fever Hospital, Abbeyleix Road, Mountrath, Co Laois. Proposed development: convert Old Fever Hospital to five apartments (protected structure). Applicant: Des Kelly Interiors.

Location: Church Street, Kilcock, Co Kildare. Proposed development: 180 residential units, 29 retail units, office space, crèche, medical centre and site works. Applicant: Zed Candy Ltd.

Location: Gormanston, Co Meath. Proposed development: garden centre, coffee dock, 192 car-parking spaces, six advertising signs, 15 flag pole signs and site works. Applicant: McGarrell Reilly Contractors Ltd.

Location: Main Street, between Dunnes Stores and St Declans Credit Union, Killegland Road, Ashbourne, Co Meath. Proposed development: 90 apartments, two office units, crèche, 147 car-parking spaces and site works. Applicant: Darlington Properties Ltd.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

APPLICATIONS

Location: 19 Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14. Proposed development: temporary classroom building consisting of two resource rooms for a period of five years. Applicant: Muslim National School, Islamic Cultural Centre.

Dublin City Council

APPLICATIONS

Location: Guineys, 79-80 Talbot Street, which backs onto Beresford Lane to the rear, Dublin 1. Proposed development: demolish building for a seven-storey scheme fronting onto Talbot Street, stepping down to four and two storeys to the rear facing onto Beresford Lane, over basement commercial mid-terrace building to consist of retail and ancillary uses at basement, ground and first floor level that includes 57sq m (614sq ft) of basement that extends under Talbot Street to be retained and used as storage. ESB substation proposed at ground floor to Beresford Lane and primarily office and ancillary uses at second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth floor level with terraces proposed to rear elevation at fourth and fifth floors and west and north (front) elevation at sixth floor. Three new pedestrian access points off Talbot Street, new pedestrian and service access points off Beresford Lane to the rear to serve the retail and office components and site works. Applicant: Guiney and Company Ltd.

Location: Shelbourne Hall, Shelbourne Lane to the rear of 144, 146 and 150 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Proposed development: alterations to apartment building. Remove mansard roof for two storeys on top of the existing apartment building consisting of six apartments (one one-bed, four two-beds and one two-bed duplex) with balconies/terraces. Modifiy units within Shelbourne Hall at first to third floor to comprise changes to the kitchen layout and the addition of balconies to the 18 units at first to third floor. The proposed development will increase the height of Shelbourne Hall from four to six storeys and a total of 24 residential units will be provided. Car-parking is provided by 47 spaces within the ground floor car-park. Site development, landscaping and treatment works. Applicant: David Daly.

DECISION TO GRANT

Location: Lansdowne Lawn Tennis Club, Londonbridge Road, Dublin 4. Proposed development: demolish clubhouse and outbuildings for a two-storey clubhouse with finished ground floor level one metre below existing level and three viewing terraces at first floor level. Improvement works to the boundary wall with the neighbouring houses on Londonbridge Road to the north of the clubhouse. Rebuild car-park to new lower level to provide 36 car-parking spaces. Landscaping and site works. Applicant: Trustees and Committee of Lansdowne Lawn Tennis Club.

Location: former Easons Warehouse premises, Brickfield Drive, Crumlin, Dublin 12. Proposed development: demolish all buildings and structures on site for four blocks from three to five storeys with 48 two-bed apartments, four three-bed apartments and 12 three-bed houses over a basement car-parking with 55 spaces. Industry/science and technology-based industry/office area of 10,353sq m (111,439sq ft) in two blocks over two basement car-parking areas with a total of 52 spaces. Crèche and outdoor play area. New boundary walls and fences, landscaping and site works. Applicant: Brian M Durkan Co Ltd.

Location: Redcourt, Seafield Road East, Clontarf, Dublin 3. Proposed development: demolish derelict and fire-gutted building formally known as Redcourt House for a new Redcourt House on three storeys containing four two-bed apartments and one three-bed apartment. Apartment block of up to five storeys comprising two four-bed units, five three-bed units, three two-bed units and four one-bed units, 89 car-parking spaces, site works and landscaping. Planning permission previously granted on this site (PA Ref 1349/07). Applicant: The Redcourt Partnership.

Location: 366-368 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3. Proposed development: demolish Dollymount House and associated structures for 62 apartments (12 one-beds, 38 two-beds and 12 three-beds) in three blocks of three to five storeys. Provision of 105 car-parking spaces, landscaping and site works. Applicant: MKN Developments Ltd.

DECISION TO REFUSE

Location: former Grand Cinema, 396-402 Collins Avenue, Whitehall, Dublin 9. Proposed development: demolish former cinema while retaining façade for two ground floor retail units, two office units at first and second floor level, 16 apartments (two one-beds, eight two-beds and six three-beds) and 32 underground car-parking spaces. Applicant: Cowra Ltd.

South Dublin

DECISION TO GRANT

Location: Tobermaclugg development area, Adamstown, Lucan, Co Dublin. Proposed development: 317 dwellings comprising 159 houses (21 four-beds, 123 three-beds and 15 two-beds) in a mix of two and three-storey terraces; 110 duplex units (79 three-beds and 31 two-beds) in a mix of upper and lower level units in four-storey buildings; 48 apartments (32 two-beds and 16 three-beds). The apartments are in one two-storey building and four three/four-storey buildings. Solar panels are provided for all units. Total of 590 surface car-parking spaces, site works and landscaping. Applicant: Castlethorn Construction.

Location: Stewarts Sports Hall, Stewarts Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20. Proposed development: demolition of part of existing sports centre for new two-storey entrance hall with an intermediate part mezzanine including new entrance hall, new accommodation stairs and lift. Single storey exhibition space over the sports centre (swimming pool) accessed from the new entrance hall and including new exhibition area. New fire escape stairs and new windows to swimming pool. Landscaping and site works. The development is within the curtilage of a protected structure (Stewarts Hospital). Applicant: Stewarts Foundation Ltd.

Location: DSPCA, Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16. Proposed development: four single storey buildings with 20 parking spaces and site works. Applicant: DSPCA.

Fingal

APPLICATIONS

Location: 7-hectare (17.2-acre) site at Cloghran Stud Farm, Old Stockhole Lane, Cloghran, Co Dublin. Proposed development: 10-year temporary permission for the demolition of farm buildings and the development of a 2,715-space surface car-park, internal roads, bus parking and exit/entry control facilities with ancillary lighting and surface water drainage, 72sq m (775sq ft) control office and eight bus shelters. Upgrade 300m of the carriageway of Old Stockhole Lane and 2.4m high palisade fencing on all boundaries. The proposed development will link to and serve Dublin Airport by means of a shuttle bus service. Applicant: Park Developments (Dublin) Ltd.

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