32 apartments planned for Rathfarnham

By Aura McMenamin 

AN APPLICATION seeking permission for the development  of 32 apartments in the Rathfarnham area has been lodged.

The applicants, Karl and Stuart Reid applied for permission for the two three-storey buildings which are proposed to be built on lands at the junction of Grange Road, Nutgrove Avenue and Loreto Terrace.

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The plans provide for 32 apartments: two one-bedroom, 28 two-bedroom and two three-bedroom.

The proposed apartments seek permission for the provision of private, semi-private and communal open spaces in the form of balconies, terraces and a central landscaped courtyard.

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It is proposed that the two buildings be linked at first and second floor levels, with a  4,931sqm gross floor area, including one basement level of 1,730sqm gross floor area.

The plans provide for ancillary space including lifts and stairs, plant areas throughout the building and an ESB sub-station and associated switchroom (22sqm).

The applicants are also seeking permission for a new vehicular entrance from Loreto Terrance, a vehicular ramp providing access to basement level, car parking with 40 spaces at basement level and three spaces on Loreto Terrace, 48 bicycle parking spaces at basement level and tenant storage.

The plans also provide for the repositioning of an ESB pole on Grange Road, a 1.5m footpath to the north-west of the site, the diversion of existing drainage pipes and plant enclosures at roof level including lift over-runs, waste compounds/stores/recycling centres and an attenuation tank.

Also included in the plans are all hard and soft landscaping, elevational treatments, lighting, signage and all other associated site excavation, infrastructural and site development works above and below ground including changes in level, boundary treatments and associated site servicing (foul and surface water drainage and water supply).

A decision by South Dublin County Council is due by April 12.

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