An Bord Pleanála has rejected ‘quick observe’ plans for a €200 million condominium advanced scheme on Dublin’s northside.
The appeals board has refused planning permission to Kieran Gannon’s Eastwise Group for the 475 residences after concluding that the Strategic Housing Growth (SHD) scheme didn’t meet the zoning goal of retaining 20% of the lands as accessible open house.
The scheme – made up of seven blocks ranging in peak from 4 to eight storeys – was to be positioned on the Swords Highway between Drumcondra and Santry, Hartfield Place at Whitehall, Dublin 9.
It was reported earlier this 12 months that German fund Patrizia AG was closing in on the ahead buy of the event for a determine in extra of €200 million.
Nonetheless, the appeals board resolution scuppers that mooted deal.
As a part of its social housing obligations, the developer was proposing to promote 47 residences to Dublin Metropolis Council for €21.36 million.
The builders had put a price ticket of €531,797 on the two-bed residences as a part of that proposed deal and €350,437 on the one-bed residences.
The appeals board resolution nevertheless leaves the door open for revised plans to be lodged.
The appeals board refused planning because the Institutional Land – Future Growth Potential zoning requires that developments preserve a minimal of 20% for accessible public open house.The appeals board additionally discovered that the deliberate scheme materially contravenes the Dublin Metropolis Council Growth Plan in relation to the extent of communal open house to serve the residences.
The board stated that the problem has not been addressed in planning documentation or website notices and it’s subsequently precluded from granting planning permission.
Dublin Metropolis Council had really helpful that planning permission be refused on the 20% public open house and communal open house deficiencies connected to the appliance.
Planning consultants for the scheme Thornton O’Connor City Planning had contended that the proposed scheme would “contribute positively to the pressing want to extend the housing provide”.
The consultants stated that given the location’s proximity to the primary campus of Dublin Metropolis College and well being employers equivalent to Beaumont Hospital, the location could be thought to be a extremely accessible location which is appropriate for elevated density.
Nonetheless, native residents who objected to the proposed scheme claimed that the event has an extreme residential density that ends in over-development of the location and is out of holding with the world.