Strategic Housing Development
The development will consist of the demolition of the vacant two storey motor vehicle showroom and No. 38 Glasnevin Hill (a vacant dwelling) (c. 1,260.7 sq m total gross floor area) and the development
of a residential scheme of 101 No. apartment units (with associated residential amenity facilities), retail and retail/medical units arranged in 2 No. blocks (Block 1 and Block 2) (over split level basement) (c. 10,536 sq m gross floor area including ancillary gross floor area at basement of c. 151 sq m accommodating waste and bins stores, and plant room).
Due to the fall in existing ground levels at Glasnevin Hill, Block 1 will be arranged over predominantly 7 storeys (including setbacks) at its southern end and 6 storeys (including setbacks) at its northern end. Block 2 will be arranged over 6 storeys (including setbacks) to Glasnevin Hill. There are no works proposed to the existing office building at No. 52 Glasnevin Hill, save for alterations to its associated private amenity space as a result of the proposed development.
Block 1 will comprise a total of 32 No. units (9 No. 1-bed units, 22 No. 2-bed units and 1 No. 3-bed units) with terraces and balconies on all elevations. Block 1 will also accommodate: the associated residential amenity facilities for the scheme including communal lounge, concierge, management office, parcel store and meeting/function rooms (435 sq m total gross floor area); 2 No. communal terraces at lower ground floor; 1 No. retail unit (c. 284 sq m) located at basement (street level) and; 1 No. medical consultant unit (c. 97 sq m) located at lower ground floor (street level).
Block 2 will comprise a total of 69 No. units (35 No. 1-bed units, 29 No. 2-bed units and 5 No. 3-bed units) with terraces and balconies on the north, east and west elevations. Block 2 will also accommodate 2 No. Medical/Retail units (c. 55.5 sqm and c. 42.5 sq m) located at ground floor (street
The development will also include: alterations to existing perimeter boundary walls; communal open space at podium with children’s play area (c. 1,248 sq m); semi-private open space at podium (c. 410 sq m); basement parking to include 45 No. car parking spaces (incl. 4 No. universally accessible spaces), 8 No. motorcycle parking spaces and 248 No. cycle parking spaces; 2 No. refuse store areas at basement level (total c. 66 sq m gross floor area); substation and switch room within basement, site lighting; site servicing (foul and surface water drainage and water supply); the provision of SUDs measures (including attenuation tank, green and blue roofs); services provision and related pipework; electric vehicle charging points; plant room; all hard and soft landscaping; boundary treatments; changes in site levels; and all other associated site excavation and site development works above and below ground.
The development will be served by 2 No. at grade gated vehicle entrances with the northern entrance facilitating fire tender access and the southern entrance providing vehicular access to the basement
carpark. A stepped pedestrian access to podium is also provided at the south of the site from Glasnevin Hill.
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