Cairn Homes Properties Ltd intend to apply to An Bord Pleanala for permission for a strategic housing development at this site The Donnelly Centre, Cork Street, Dublin 8, D08HRR9. The site (0.358 ha) is bounded to the north by Cork Street, to the east by Brickfield Lane, to the south by disused industrial lands and to the west by the HSE ‘Brú Chaoimhín’ complex which is a Protected Structure. The development will consist of the following: – Demolition of the Donnelly Centre (totalling 7,858 sqm). – Construction of a mixed-use development comprising 399 student accommodation bed spaces in 90 residential cluster units and studios with associated ancillary areas (13,017 sq.m) and a retail/cafe unit (114 sq.m), in a 6 and 7 storey high building with frontage onto Cork Street and Brickfield Lane (max height 23.325m over ground level excluding lift shafts). – Landscaped gardens are provided to the west and south (599 sq.m) and a landscaped roof terrace (453sq.m) at 6th floor level and a central ground level courtyard area (549 sq.m) are also provided as private open space (total 1601 sq.m). – The student accommodation will be professionally managed and accommodation will be available for short-term stays for tourists or other visitors outside of term time. The retail/cafe unit, accessed from Cork Street, is independent from the student accommodation and has an ancillary outdoor terrace (40 sq.m) onto Cork Street. – Widening of Brickfield Lane by c.4.5m to include new footpath and 5 no. set-down only car spaces located along Brickfield Lane. – The development includes internal switch and substation located off Brickfield Lane; all enabling and site development works, landscaping, services, waste management facilities and all other ancillary works. The application contains a statement setting out how the proposal will be consistent with the objectives of the relevant development plan or local area plan. The application, may be inspected, or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during public opening hours at the offices of An Bord Pleanála and Dublin City Council.

The Donnelly Centre


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