Permission granted for the construction of 343 homes

By Aideen O'Flaherty 

PLANS for the development of 343 dwellings in Adamstown, Lucan, to be a mixture of detached, semi-detached, terraced houses, duplexes and apartments, have been granted permission by South Dublin County Council.

Applicant DRES Properties (Holdings) plc sought permission for the development of 133 houses, consisting of 13 two-storey three-bedroom detached houses, 83 two-storey three-bedroom terraced houses, three three-storey, four-bedroom detached houses, eight three-storey four-bedroom semi-detached houses and 26 three-storey four-bedroom terraced houses, last October.

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343 dwellings in Adamstown granted permission 

Plans for the construction of 96 duplexes consisting of four-storey buildings with 48 three-bedroom units and 48 two-bedroom units, 117 apartments located in a total of four buildings, ranging in height from three four- to five-storeys and one three- to five-storeys to house 16 three-bedroom apartments, 41 two-bedroom apartments and 60 one-bedroom apartments are included in the application.

It is proposed that dwellings will be provided with solar panels on the roofs, and there is also provision for a childcare facility of approximately 841 sq m.

The applicant stated in their application that vehicular access to serve the proposed development will be provided off Adamstown Way and Adamstown Park, with additional access possible through the existing, permitted roads at St Helen’s.

Vehicular access will also be provided off Adamstown Boulevard and a re-aligned Tandy’s Lane.

Provision for all ancillary and associated site development and landscape works in the townlands of Finnstown and Adamstown, on lands generally bound to the east by lands with permission for 135 residential units, with loop road one/Adamstown Park are included in the application.

This site is bounded to the west by the alignment of the Adamstown Boulevard and Airlie House, to the north by a planned realignment of Tandy’s Lane and to the south by Adamstown Way.

The applicant stated that part of the subject site is within the curtilage of Airlie House, which is a protected structure, however the applicant clarified that there are no works proposed to the protected structure.

South Dublin County Council granted permission for the development last month with a number of conditions.

These conditions include the marginal scaling down of the development, from 346 dwellings to 343, and revised plans for the site layout and elevational drawings are to be submitted to the local authority.

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