Monday 29 September 2008

Development guide

A selective guide to developments in your area

An Bord Pleanala


Location: Farnham, Derrygid, Paddock, Drumullan and Drumlaunaght, Co Cavan. Proposed development: 52 houses and site works. Farnham House, gate lodge demesne wall and grand gates are protected structures. Applicant: Derrygid Ltd. Appellant(s): George Tutty, An Taisce, Farnham Residents Association.

Location: site at Carberry Road, (off Glandore Road), Dublin 9. Proposed development: 178 residential units, crèche and site works. Applicant: Wenston Properties Ltd. Appellant(s): All Hallows Area Association.

Location: lands at Leeson Lane and Quinns Lane, Dublin 2. Proposed development: 290-room hotel and relocation within the site of former dispensary building and all site works. Applicant: Holbein Development Ltd. Appellant(s): Corgreen Estates Management Ltd.

Location: River House, 21-25 Chancery street, Dublin 7. Proposed development: office building from seven to 11 storeys with 21 car-parking spaces and site works. Applicant: Linders of Smithfield Ltd. Appellant(s): Bill Duggan, Danny Pender, An Taisce, Michael and Marie Hughes.

Location: Rosary Lane, Pollnarooma East, Galway. Proposed development: 122 residential units, crèche and car-parking. The site contains protected structures. Applicant: Sisters of Mercy - Western Province. Appellant(s): Devon Court Residents Association, Mairead Coneely and Joe Maguire, Scoil Rois Parents Association, Devon Gardens and Devon Park Residents Association, CGH Management Company Ltd, Frank Graham and Anne Graham, Marie and Michael Ruane, Sybil Curley and MacCon Keane, Bernadette Gannon, Catherine and Michael Brennan, An Taisce (Galway Association), Peter Crowley, Sisters of Mercy.

Location: Tralee Racecourse, Ballybeggan, Tralee, Co Kerry. Proposed development: neighbourhood centre of four retail units, convenience store, bar, 91 residential units, GAA stadium and site works. Applicant: John Casey Project Management Ltd. Appellant(s): Eddie Barrett, Nora King.

Location: former Nemo Rangers GAA ground, South Douglas Road and Former FCA premises, Douglas Road, Cork. Proposed development: 78 houses, 28 apartments, two ESB stations, re-alignment of exit of laneway to rear of Beechwood Place. Applicant: John Fleming. Appellant(s): Colin Murray, Brian and Joan Lynch and others, Gus O'Carroll, Byron Treacy, Michael and Gillian O'Shea, Kenny Group Cork, Eva O'Sullivan, Eva and Louise Andrews.


Location: 55 & 57 Naas Road, Dublin 12 (protected structure). Proposed development: demolish extension and shed for office extension and new apartment building comprising 10 units and alter and extend No. 57 to comprise two apartments. Applicant: John Cousins (with conditions).

Location: Clyde House, Raglan House, Elgin House and Anglesea House, Dublin 4. Proposed development: refurbish, alter and extend four residential blocks for 20 apartments and site works. New two-storey building with two two-bed and two one-bed apartments. Applicant: Ballsbridge Court Management (with conditions).

Location: Grattan Lodge access road, off Hole in the Wall Road, Dublin 13. Proposed development: 41 dwellings and site works. Applicant: Gannon Homes Ltd (with revised conditions)

Location: 25/27 Drumcondra Road Upper, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. Proposed development: 50 apartments, retail unit and site works. Applicant: Glencullen Developments Ltd (with revised conditions).


Location: lands fronting onto Bridge Street, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Proposed development: demolish all buildings on site for 41 retail units, an office/medical centre, 49 residential units and site works. Applicant: Millbank Developments Ltd.

Location: Malahide Road and Baskin Lane, Kinsaley, Barony of Coolock, Co Dublin. Proposed development: 30 detached and semi-detached houses and site works. Applicant: Alhans Ltd.

Location: AIB Bankcentre, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Proposed development: block to east of Block F comprising office and ancillary floor space and site works. Applicant: AIB Plc.

Location: site known as C and D, Western Retail Park, Blanchardstown centre, Coolmine, Dublin 15. Proposed development: eight-storey retail and commercial development. Applicant: Green Property Ltd.

Location: lands to the east of Kinsealy Lane, Malahide, Co Dublin. Proposed development: 90 houses, crèche and site works. Applicant: Birchwell Ltd.

Location: Donaghy's Mill, Trinity Street, Drogheda, Co Louth (protected structures). Proposed development: 82 residential units, crèche, restaurant/café, non-retail service unit, offices and site works. Applicant: The Donaghy's Mill Co Ownership.

Location: Priory Demesne, Templemore, Co Tipperary. Proposed development: 280 housing units and site works. Applicant: James Cummins and Michael Walsh.

Dublin City Council


Location: The Walled Garden, Ashtown Visitor Centre, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8 (protected structure). Proposed development: reconstruct single storey horticultural buildings for public exhibition use; reconstruct horticultural greenhouses; reconstruct conservatory; re-open blocked-up gateway. Applicant: The Commissioners of Public Works.

Location: former Grand Cinema, 396-402 Collins Avenue, Whitehall, Dublin 9. Proposed development: demolish former cinema and retain front façade for two ground floor retail units, 16 residential units (two one-bed, eight two-bed and six three-bed units) and underground car-parking for 32 cars. Applicant: Cowra.

Location: Brickfield Lane, Dublin 8. The proposed development involves two separate sites at either end of Brickfield Lane, one at the junction with Cork Street and the other at the junction with Brown Street South. Proposed development: demolish all structures on sites (with the exception of the western rubble boundary wall forming part of the adjoining Bru Chaiomhin complex - protected structure). Brickfield Lane/Cork Street: single building of one to eight storeys with 127 aparthotel units, restaurant, gym and ancillary uses. Brickfield Lane/Brown Street South: six-storey science and technology/office facing onto Brown Street South with a ground floor retail unit and reception area. Adjoining five to eight-storey building of 365 one-bed units of student accommodation fronting onto Brickfield Lane. Applicant: Ely Navan Accommodation Services Ltd.


Location: Northern Corner of Dubh Linn Garden, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 (protected structure). Proposed development: new garden at the northern corner of the Dubh Linn Garden to be a universally accessible garden consisting of three stone walls, entrances, stone paving, pool and water feature, sculpture wall and retaining walls. The garden built in 1994 in the northern corner will be removed and replaced by this new garden. Applicant: The Commissioners of Public Works.

Location: site to north and south and including Cammock River, 6 Kilmainham Lane, 5 Auburn Terrace, former Irish Cone and Wafer premises and rear of 1-4 Auburn Terrace, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Proposed development: demolish 6 Kilmainham Lane, the former Irish Cone and Wafer premises and ancillary buildings including an office block off Shannon Terrace for 58 apartments in two blocks, A and B, that are seven storeys. New bridge over the Cammock River. New riverside public open space. Provision of 40 car-parking spaces at ground floor level; landscaping and site works. Applicant: Henry Farrell and Brendan Lawless.

Location: 27-31 Church Street, Dublin 7. Proposed development: eight-storey office block to Church Street and a four-storey office block to the rear linked by a central glazed atrium. Double height entrance to the office area, two retail units and a car ramp access gate at ground floor level onto Church Street. Applicant: Anguila Developments Ltd.

Location: The Baker, Cross Guns Bridge, Phibsborough Road, Dublin 7. Proposed development: demolish buildings on site for scheme from two to 13 storeys over two basement levels and comprising 148 residential units, 35 medical consulting suites, crèche, café and gym. These facilities are within three elements. The first: residential building comprising four blocks with a height of eight storeys and located along the northern site boundary consisting of 115 residential units, community room and management office. The second: three-storey townhouses comprising own door apartments to provide 33 residential units, crèche at ground and first floor levels. The third: 13-storey building in the north-eastern portion of the site for 35 medical consultancy suites, reception area, café and gym. The development also includes two basement levels comprising 304 car-parking spaces, landscaping and site works. Applicant: Stateford Ltd.

South Dublin


Location: Stewarts Sports Hall, Stewarts Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 (protected structure). Proposed development: demolish part of sports centre for a two-storey entrance hall, new single storey exhibition space over the sports centre (swimming pool) accessed from the new entrance hall and including new exhibition area, storage space, new fire escape stairs and windows to swimming pool, landscaping and site works. Applicant: Stewarts Foundation Ltd.


Location: Adamstown, Lucan, Co Dublin. Proposed development: 121 dwellings (111 two and three-bed apartments and 10 three-bed duplex units in 11 two, three, four and five-storey blocks) all being a part of Phase 2B of an overall development known as The Paddocks at Airlie Stud, Adamstown. The plan also includes a crèche in a separate one and two-storey building, site works, landscaping and parking. Applicant: Maplewood Developments.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown


Location: Tayanglet, Brennanstown Road, Cabinteely, Dublin 18. Proposed development: 10 two-storey detached houses of 503sq m (5,414sq ft), one two-storey detached house of 342sq m (3,681sq ft), one detached two-storey house of 487sq m (5,242sq ft) and two pairs of semi-detached houses of 240sq m (2,583sq ft) each, site works and landscaping. Applicant: RGIAGC Partnership.

Location: Broadlands, Ballinclea Road, Killiney, Co Dublin. Proposed development: demolish house and outbuildings for three detached houses, 22 semi-detached houses and four terraced houses (11 three-bed units and 18 four-bed units), landscaping and site works. Applicant: O'Flynn Construction.


Location: Stradbrook Lodge, Stradbrook Road, Monkstown, Co Dublin. Proposed development: demolish dwelling for two dwellings with site works. Applicant: Sorohan Builders Ltd.



Location: 112 Dublin Road, Sutton, Dublin 13. Proposed development: two to five-storey apartment block of 36 units (two one-beds, 33 two-beds and one three-bed); provision of 60 car-parking spaces, landscaping and site works. Applicant: Niall Molloy.


Location: South Strand, Skerries, Co Dublin. Proposed development: residential development on a site of 0.089 hectares consisting of one block from two to three storeys with 11 apartments (one one-bed, nine two-bed and one three-bed duplex unit); provision of 11 car-parking spaces and site works. Applicant: Golden South Strand Partnership.


Location: lands within the Curtilage of Hollywood Rath House, Hollystown, Dublin 15. Proposed development: seven-year planning permission for 96 residential units (12 four-bed detached units, eight three-bed semi-detached units, 64 four-bed semi-detached units and 12 three-bed terraced units). Provision of one single storey crèche, 205 surface car-parking spaces, landscaping and site works. Applicant: Seamus and Bridget McCaghy.

The Irish Times

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