118 extra residential units plan for Clonburris Canal extension
An artists impression of the site called the Clonburris Canal Extension planned for 118 residential units

118 extra residential units plan for Clonburris Canal extension

SOUTH Dublin County Council has lodged a Part 8 planning application to build an additional 118 residential units in Clonburris.

Named the Clonburris Canal Extension in the planning documentation, the proposed development consists of 56 social units and 62 affordable units.

Located to the south of the Grand Canal and west of Fonthill Road, the housing will comprise of 11 three-bed houses and 11 four-bed houses.

Also included are 25 duplex units of two units each, nine “three-stack simplexes” comprising three units each and a four-storey apartment building with 19-apartment units.

Plans include 112 parking spaces, 24 visitor cycle parking, an ESB substation, high quality amenity spaces, landscaped works and a roundabout at the entrance to the development from Bawnogue Road.

The scheme provides over 3,830sq.m of public open spaces and over 700sq.m of communal open spaces, incorporating green infrastructure principles through enhancing cycling and walking connections.

A variety of dwelling typologies are included in the proposal to suit all potential occupiers.

The goal behind the mixed-tenure model is to promote “social cohesion, offering good quality homes that meet the aspirations of a range of people and households”.

According to application documentation, this extension will “create an attractive, new, high quality neighbourhood in Clonburris”.

The proposal addresses the design criteria set out in the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone (SDZ).

The entire scheme is expected to be assembled in four blocks, Block A, B, C and D.

Block A is made up of 15 houses while Block B is made up of duplexes and triplexes totalling 29 units.

Block C is made up of duplexes and triplexes totalling 40 units, with Block D made up of seven houses, eight duplexes and 19 apartments.

Third party submissions relating to this application will be accepted up to May 17.

The public consultation process is now open, with the plans and particulars of the proposed development available to inspect HERE.

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