A Planning Application Has Been Submitted To An Bord Pleanála for 294 Residential Units In Blackrock

A planning application has been submitted for a residential development of 294 residential units Temple Hill, Monkstown, Blackrock.

The proposed development shall provide for a new residential scheme of 294 residential units (ranging from 1 – 8 storeys in height) in a combination of new apartment buildings; the conversion and re-use of ‘St. Teresa’s House’; and the relocation of a ‘St. Teresa’s Lodge’ within the site development area. The demolition (total c. 2,787 sq m GFA) of all ancillary buildings and extensions associated with the ‘St. Teresa’s House’ and ‘St. Teresa’s Lodge’ is also proposed.

A total of 14 new residential blocks (Blocks A1 – E5) comprising 294 new apartment units are proposed as follows:

• Block A1 (4 storeys) comprising 29 no. apartments (26 no. 1 bed units and 3 no. 2 bed units).
• Block B1 (8 storeys), Block B2 and Block B3 (6 storeys) and Block B4 (5 storeys) comprising 127 no. apartments (82 no. 1
bed units, 27 no. 2 bed units and 18 no. 3 bed units).
• Blocks C1 – C3 (3 storeys) comprising 14 no. apartments (11 no. 2 bed units and 3 no. 3 bed units).
• Block D1 (5 storeys) comprising 50 no. apartments (15 no. 1 bed units, 23 no. 2 bed units and 12 no. 3 bed units).
• Blocks E1 – E3 (2 – 5 storeys) and Blocks E4-E5 (4 storeys) comprising 67 no. apartments (45 no. 2 bed units, 16 no. 3 bed units) and 6 no. 3 bed duplex units.
The development also provides for the conversion of ‘St. Teresa’s House’ (3 storeys) into 6 no. apartments (5 no. 2 bed units and 1 no. 3 bed unit) and the relocation and re-use of ‘St. Teresa’s Lodge’ (1 storey) into 1 no. 1 bed ‘gate lodge’ style unit.

Each residential unit has associated private open space in the form of a terrace / balcony. Public open space is proposed in the
form of a woodland park, play areas, courtyards and gardens c. 14,887 sq m. Provision is also made for pedestrian connections
to Rockfield Park.
The development also provides for a Crèche Facility of c. 286 sq m GFA located in Block C2 and a Resident’s Clubhouse of c. 136
sq m GFA (including a gym facility) located within Block C3.
Basement areas are proposed below Blocks A1, B1, B2, B3 and D1 (c. 6,522 sq m GFA). A total of 272 car parking spaces (163 at basement level and 109 at surface level); 666 bicycle spaces (486 at basement level and 180 at surface level); and 20 motorcycle spaces at basement level are proposed. The proposal also provides for Bin Storage areas and ESB substations.

The development will have 1 no. vehicular access in the form of a new junction and associated upgrade works at the existing
access point to the site from Temple Hill. Emergency access is also proposed at a secondary existing access point along Temple Hill.

The associated site and infrastructural works include provision for water services; foul and surface water drainage and connections; attenuation proposals; permeable paving; all landscaping works; green roofs; boundary treatment; internal roads
and footpaths; and electrical services.

Details of the proposed development can be viewed at https://templeroadplanning.ie/

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