Construction Commenced: 10-Storey Apartments on Malahide Road

Contractors are now on site for the construction of 331 build-to-rent (BTR) apartments in Newtown on Malahide Road, Dublin 17. Developers and Main Contractors, Gem Construction, received the go ahead from An Bord Pleanála back in March 2020 however it has taken almost two years to reach the construction phase.

Work has commenced on the demolition of the existing structures on site to make way for the two blocks included in the scheme. The completed blocks will range from 8 to 10 storeys in height.

The estimated €72m development will feature a mix of apartments and duplexes and will also contain a variety of amenities. These will include a creche, gym, retail and café units, open greens and play areas, all contained within the development.

The Newtown scheme will also provide improvements to the Malahide Road and Grove Lane with enhanced pedestrian and cyclists’ routes and connections.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau liaised with John Fleming Architects to provide 3D planning solutions. For this project, 3D Design Bureau produced architectural CGIsverified view montages and a BRE daylight & sunlight assessment. All images and assessments were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála.

Malahide Road Apartments – Full Project Details:

Project Name: Build-to-rent SHD, Malahide Road.

Site Location: Newtown, Malahide Road, Dublin 17, Co. Dublin.

Planning Stage: On Site

Planning Documents: Development website – An Bord Pleanála

Planning Authority: Dublin City Council

Architectural CGI of Malahide Road SHD
Architectural CGI of Malahide Road SHD

Malahide Road Apartments – Development Team:

Developer and Main Contractor: Gem Construction Limited was founded in 1978, and over 40 years we have established their position as a leading Main Contractor.

Architect: John Fleming Architects have developed a diverse body of creative work. This work includes private one-off residential, multi-unit residential, commercial, hospitality/leisure and retail projects, as well as student residences and large-scale master planning exercises.

Assigned Certifiers: Sheehan & Sweeney Limited are based in Co. Westmeath.

Planning Consultant: John Spain Associates is based in heart of Dublin’s central business district and have a wide range of professional services throughout Ireland in the areas of planning, development and environment.

Consulting Engineer: JOR Consulting Engineers specialise in a variety of disciplines and offer an integrated civil and structural engineering service for clients in the public and private sectors.

Landscape Consultant: Park Hood are award winning chartered landscape architects based in Dublin who create beautiful bespoke spaces across commercial and private sectors for UK and international clients.

Landscape Consultant: The Tree File are based in Blackrock, Dublin.

Environmental Engineer: TMS Environment Limited are based in Tallaght, Dublin.

Development Information Source:  Construction Information Services provide comprehensive, reliable, timely, and verified real time business intelligence to the construction sector.

CGI consultants: 3D Design Bureau are specialists in Architectural Visualisation, BIM and VR – Delivering Quality Design Planning and Marketing Solutions. For this project, 3D Design Bureau created a series of architectural CGIsverified view montages and a BRE daylight & sunlight assessment. All images were used for planning and marketing purposes. They are based in Blackrock Ireland.