Dwyer Nolan Developments Ltd. intends to apply to An Bord Pleanála for permission for a strategic housing development on a site of c. 8.3 hectares located at the grounds of the former De La Salle National School, Ballyfermot Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10. The application site is bounded to the south by Ballyfermot Road (R833), to the east by The Steeples residential estate, to the north by the wooded margin of the Chapelizod Bypass (R148), and to the west by Lynch’s Lane and other adjoining institutional lands.
The application site contains a Protected Structure i.e., the De La Salle National School Central Classroom Block, including 2 no. staircase towers, 2 no. flanking single storey loggia and principal paired entrance gate piers only (RPS Ref No. 8784).
The development will consist of the following:
Construction of 927 no. apartments & duplex / triplex units comprised of 325 no. one bed, 538 no. two bed, & 64 no. three bed dwellings, 1 no. commercial unit and 1 no. retail / café unit in 8 no. blocks (Blocks A-H) ranging in height from 2 to 13 storeys. The breakdown of individual blocks is as follows:
The application contains a statement setting out how the proposal is consistent with the objectives of the Dublin City Development Plan 2016-2022, and also contains a statement indicating why permission should be granted for the proposed development, having regard to a consideration specified in section 37(2)(b) of the Planning and Development Act, 2000, as amended, notwithstanding that the proposed development materially contravenes a relevant development plan or local area plan other than in relation to the zoning of the land.
An Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and a Natura Impact Statement (NIS) have been prepared in respect of the development proposal and accompany the application. The application, together with the Environmental Impact Assessment Report and Natura Impact Statement, 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 application may also be inspected online at the following website set up by the applicant: www.delasalleshd.ie.