The Coolock scheme had nearly doubled its height following the changing of height restriction regulations by Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, earlier this year.
The development originally involved four apartment blocks with varying heights up to five stories, but this maximum height was doubled to ten following the relaxation of planning criteria.
Ravela limited have received planning permission for the construction of 450 homes in Newtown on Marsh Road & McGrath’s Lane Terrace, Drogheda.
The development which is estimated at €49m will consist of 81 houses and 369 apartments on a 9.68 hectare site.
The blocks will range from 3 to 5 storeys in the form of terraced-townhouses, terraced-duplexes and apartments.
All houses have the option for the installation of photovoltaic/solar panels on roof slopes.
The development will include a creche and also provide for supporting neighbourhood and employment uses.
CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau liaised with architects, PCOT Consultants to construct a series of verified view montages to produce accurate and verifiable visualisations of likely impacts to the existing environment. The images were submitted as part of the planning application.
Full project details:
Project name: Green light for 450 homes – Marsh Road, Drogheda
Site location: Newtown, Marsh Road & McGrath’s Lane/Railway Terrace, Drogheda
Contract stage: Planning granted
Ref no: ABPREF305110
Floor area: 40642 m2
Site area: 9.68 hectares
Developer: Ravala Limited are based in Drogheda, Co. Louth.
Architect: PCOT Consultants are based in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Planning consultant: Stephen Ward Town Planning and Development Consultants are based in Dundalk, Co. Louth.
Consulting engineer: Waterman Moylan is a leading engineering and environmental consultancy providing specialist services to our clients in the property, infrastructure and Environment markets in Ireland.
Landscape consultant: Ronan MacDiarmada & Associates are located in Tooten Hill Rathcoole Co. Dublin
CGI consultants: 3D Design Bureau are specialists in Architectural Visualisation, BIM and VR – Delivering Quality Design Planning and Marketing Solutions. For this project, Team 3DDB created a series of verified view montages. All images were used for planning purposes. They are based in Dublin 4, Ireland.