Cromcastle Road Housing Development (Section 179A)

Closed 24 Jan 2024

Opened 20 Nov 2023


In accordance with Article 81A(2) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), notice is hereby given that the Land Development Agency on behalf of (and pursuant to a contract entered into by) Dublin City Council intends to carry out a ‘housing development’ as defined by Section 179A(5) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

The development is proposed at a site of 0.7574 hectares that is principally bound by: Oscar Traynor Road to the north-east, Kilmore Road to the south-east, Cromcastle Road to the south-west and the grounds of the HSE Primary Care Centre to the north-west in Dublin 5. The site also includes part of Cromcastle Road for road junction and water service connection works.

The proposed development will principally comprise of: the demolition and removal of existing boundary walls, railing and ESB mini-pillar; and the construction of 146 No. apartment units (13 No. studios, 54 No. 1-bed, 67 No. 2-bed and 12 No. 3-bed) and 2 No. community/culture units (totalling 479.3 sq m). The development (15,280.5 sq m gross floor area) will be contained in 3 No. blocks (A, B and C), ranging in height from 1 No. storey to 8 No. storeys (including semi-basement/podium level), as follows: Block A will be 6 No. storeys (including semi-basement/podium level), Block B will range from 1 No. to 8 No. storeys (including semi-basement/podium level) and Block C will be 3 No. storeys.

The development also proposes the following: a new multi-modal entrance/exit at Cromcastle Road; 103 No. car parking spaces; 5 No. motorcycle parking spaces; cycle parking; hard and soft landscaping including public open space, communal amenity space and private amenity spaces (as balconies and terraces facing all directions); boundary treatments; plant and communications rooms; double sub-station; bin store; lighting; blue-green roofs; rooftop PV arrays; lift overruns; 6 No. microwave dishes attached to 3 No. support poles affixed to the lift overrun of Block B; and all associated works above and below ground.

A person may question the validity of any decision of the planning authority by way of an application for judicial review under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts, in accordance with Sections 50 and 50A of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) within the period of 8 weeks from the date of erection of the site notice and the publication of the newspaper notice.


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