Durkan (Davitt Road) Limited Intend to apply to An Bord Pleanála for planning permission as part of a Strategic Housing Development scheme on lands at the Former Dulux Factory Site, Davitt Road, Dublin 12, D12 C97T on a site of approximately 0.8266ha.
The development will consist of 265 ‘Build-to-Rent’ apartments in 4no. 3-7 storey blocks with a basement level. The development will include a retail/café unit, a resident’s gym, 119 no. basement car parking spaces, internal semi-public paths, public and private open spaces and all communal facilities (including refuse storage space and 560 bike parking spaces at basement level and ground level).
The breakdown of units is as detailed below.
Block A – Comprises a total of 107 units as follows:
- 43 no. 1 bed apartments;
- 11 no. 2 bed 3-person apartments;
- 53 no. 2 bed 4-person apartments.
Block B – Comprises a total of 99 units as follows:
- 46 no. 1 bed apartments;
- 6 no. 2 bed 3-person apartments;
- 47 no. 2 bed 4-person apartments.
Block C – Comprises a total of 30 units as follows:
- 20 no. 1 bed apartments;
- 10 no. 2 bed 4-person apartments
Block D – Comprises a total of 29 units as follows:
- 18 no. 1 bed apartments;
- 11 no. 2 bed 4-person apartments.
Each unit in Block A, B, C & D has associated private open space in the form of a ground floor terrace or a balcony, along with dedicated communal open space. Two large private courtyards of c.920sqm and of c.770sqm incorporating children play areas are also located between block A & C and blocks B & D for the benefit of all residents of the 4 blocks. A central public open space of c.1,516sqm and pedestrian link is also provided connecting Davitt Road and Galtymore Road.
Block B provides communal facilities and amenities for all residents comprising a reception, media centre, gymnasium, games room, business centre, shared party room, shared kitchen, and a retail/café unit. A communal lounge is proposed at fifth floor level of Block A with a balcony on the north, south and western elevation.
The development will have 1 no. vehicular access to basement level from Galtymore Road. Pedestrian access will be provided from both Galtymore Road and from Davitt Road. The associated site and infrastructural works include foul and surface water drainage, attenuation tanks, landscaping, boundary fences, ESB Substations and internal hard landscaping including footpaths.