171 apartment plans  for former CHM site  on Ballymount Road

171 apartment plans for former CHM site on Ballymount Road

By Aideen O'Flaherty

PLANS for the development of 171 apartments at the former CHM premises on Ballymount Road Lower in Walkinstown have been lodged with An Bord Pleanála.

AAI Walkinstown Limited submitted the plans for the Strategic Housing Development on March 10, seeking permission for the demolition of the existing warehouse/factory building and ancillary buildings to make way for the proposed residential development.


An artist impression of the plans for the 171 apartments on Ballymount Road

The proposed development will consist of two studio apartments, 59 one-bedroom apartments, 103 two-bedroom apartments, and seven three-bedroom apartments, contained in two apartment blocks ranging in height from one to eight storeys.

Supporting tenant amenity facilities, including a gym, a lounge, a meeting room, a café, a creche, landscaping and public realm improvements, form part of the proposed development.

Provision of outdoor amenity areas, landscaping, under-podium car parking, bicycle racks, bin stores, ancillary plant, and roof mounted solar panels is included in the plans.

Vehicular access to the proposed development will be provided via a relocated entrance from Ballymount Road Lower at the former CHM Premises, according to the planning application.

The applicant also stated that their proposal “will be consistent with the objectives of the South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022”.

A decision on the application is due from An Bord Pleanála by June 29.

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