Green light for 92-bed nursing home on Monastery Road

Green light for 92-bed nursing home on Monastery Road

SOUTH Dublin County Council has granted planning permission for the development of a 92-bed nursing home on Monastery Road in Clondalkin, despite 21 third party submissions being lodged on the application.

GN Lexington Property Ltd submitted the application for planning permission in January.

Lexington House 1

The proposals include the demolition of a boarded-up house at the site, which is located beside Clondalkin Library at the junction of Monastery Road and Monastery Park.

The plans also include the development of 87 bedrooms and 92 bed spaces in a three-storey building.

Permission is also sought for a new vehicular entrance from Monastery Park, the widening of the existing entrance to Monastery Road and a single storey detached sub-station.

There are also provisions for refuse storage, gardeners shed, a landscaped communal open space at ground level, roof terraces at first and second floor levels and 29 car parking spaces.

Twenty-one third party submissions were lodged on the application, which highlighted a number of concerns including the scale, height and density of the proposed development, overshadowing, open space provisions and the capacity of foul sewer and service drains.

The council granted permission for the development this month, with a number of conditions.

These conditions include the omission of the first-floor element, containing a dining room, at the western boundary of the site adjacent to 6 Monastery Road, the submission of a revised floor plan and a safety statement detailing how the protected structure of Clondalkin Library will be safeguarded during the works.

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