PROTECTED STRUCTURE: The Dolphin intend to apply for permission for development to amend a previously permitted 7 No. storey over 2 No. basement level hotel development (DCC Reg. Ref. 2651/08 (ABP Ref. PL29S.231043) as extended by DCC Reg. Ref. 2651/08×1; DCC Reg. Ref. 3035/15; DCC Reg. Ref. 2413/16 and DCC Reg. Ref 3309/16) currently under construction on this site of 0.238 ha approx. (the original site being 0.19 ha) comprising lands at the rear of Nos. 19-22 Aungier Street; No. 40 Bow Lane East; Store A and Store B (also known as Unit 1 and Unit 2), Bow Lane East; No. 12 Bow Lane East; No. 11 Bow Lane East; and the single storey rear addition to No. 22 Aungier Street (a Protected Structure). (Including the former Eircodes D02 AX59; D02 H771; D02 AY81; D02 V126; D02 YE24, now principally identified as Eircode D02 AY81 and part of D02 V973).
The site is principally bounded by Nos. 19-21 Aungier Street and part of No. 22 Aungier Street to the west, Bow Lane East to the north and east and the unnamed lane adjacent to Glovers Court (which is an extension to Bow Lane East) to the south, Dublin 2. (Nos. 20-22 Aungier Street are designated Protected Structures (RPS Nos. 299, 300 and 301 respectively). The extant planning permissions permit inter alia the demolition of structures (with the exception of one gable wall, which is to be retained); the development of a 7 No. storey over 2 No. basement levels hotel building; a retail unit (55 sq.m at Ground Floor Level) and ancillary retail storage (50 sq.m at Basement Level -1) and Funeral Home ancillary area (59 sq.m at Basement Level -1);
30 No. car parking spaces, a vehicle wash area and cycle parking spaces at basement level -1 for Funeral Home, Retail and Hotel use, accessed via an existing archway to Aungier street; vehicular set down area on Bow Lane East; service yard accessed from Bow Lane East; plant/ancillary areas and all associated works). The development will consist of the demolition of 3 sq.m 1 storey extension at the rear of No. 22 Aungier Street, alter an existing doorway to create a window ope, block a doorway, render the Ground Floor Level rear wall, and provide replacement vehicular gate and associated infrastructure all at the rear of No. 22 Aungier Street.
The development will also consist of the overall decrease in floor area of 90 sq.m (from 11,253 sq.m to 11,163 sq.m, including increase in area at Basement Level -2 (from 828 sq.m to 852 sq.m); reduction in area at Basement Level – 1 accommodation (from 445 sq.m to 438 sq.m); reduction in area at Ground Floor Level (including the omission of a standalone 1 storey pavilion building of 92 sq.m) from 1,509 sq.m to 1,402 sq.m). The maximum height of the hotel remains unchanged (c. 24.05 sq.m).
The development will also consist of revision to the internal layout: increase in car parking from 30 No. spaces to 42 No. spaces (through the provision of 13 No. car stackers) and provision of a disabled set down space at Basement Level -1; the reduction in area of ancillary funeral home staff accommodation (from 59 sq.m to 35 sq.m) at Basement Level -1; reconfiguration of retail unit at Ground Floor Level and Basement Level -1 (overall area unchanged, 105 sq.m); relocation of the hotel gym (from First Floor level to Basement Level -1),
The provision of 2 No. hotel rooms at First Floor Level in lieu of the relocated hotel gym, provision of a back of house hotel office in lieu of a hotel room at Fourth Floor Level and amalgamation of 2 no. hotel rooms at Sixth Floor Level to create a hotel suite (total number of hotel rooms remains unchanged at 300 No.); revisions to internal hotel layout.
The development will also consist of external amendments: provision of 3 no. illuminated hotel (signs (2 No. on southern elevation at Fourth Floor Levels and Sixth Floor level (3.7 sq.m and 5.3 sq.m, respectively) and 1 No. illuminated sign at Ground Floor level above the main entrance (1.1 sq.m); provision of roof plant and roof plant screening at Fifth Floor Level and Roof Level; increase in height of lift overruns and alterations to height of certain roof parapets; modifications to roof of permitted open walkway at Sixth Floor Level; amendment to external materials; amendments to a number of permitted windows; provision of additional windows (Fifth Floor Level at the southern and Ground Floor Level at the western elevations);
Omission of doors (Ground Floor Level at southern elevation) and provision of additional doors (at Fifth Floor Level at north-eastern elevation for maintenance purposes, Ground Floor Level at southern elevation, (First Floor Level to atrium); provision of rooflight at First Floor Level and relocation of attenuation tank. The development will also include all other ancillary works above and below ground and for associated hard and soft landscaping
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