Approved: 590 New Homes in Knocklyon

Ardstone homes have received planning permission from an Bord Pleanála for the construction of 590 homes on Scholarstown Road, Knocklyon, Dublin 16.

The approved scheme, which is estimated at €129m, will consist of 480 build-to-rent apartments and a further 110 build-to-sell homes.

The site, on Scholarstown Road is where the former Taoiseach, Liam Cosgrave previously resided.

The build-to-rent units will be a mix of 1- and 2-bedroom apartments spanning over eight blocks and up to 6 storeys in height. The build-to-sell units will be a mix of 2- and 3-bedroom apartments spread across 9 blocks and 3 storeys in height.

The Knocklyon development will also include a gym, creche and retail facilities on the ground floors. The 5.4 hectare scheme will also include large provisions of open greens and play areas.

Architectural CGI of Scholarstown Road SHD - Knocklyon
Architectural CGI of Scholarstown Road SHD – Knocklyon

Full project details:

Project name: Scholarstown Road Strategic Housing development

Site location: ‘Beechpark’ and ‘Maryfield’, Scholarstown Road, Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Planning stage: Planning approved

Planning documents: Development website – An Bord PleanálaPlanning Documents

Floor area: 49,194 m2

Site area: 5.35 hectares

Storeys: 3 to 6

Units: 590

Blocks: 17

Architectural CGI of Scholarstown Road SHD - Knocklyon
Architectural CGI of Scholarstown Road SHD – Knocklyon

Development team:

Developer: Ardstone Homes Limited is an independently owned property investment manager entirely focused on UK and European real estate. Ardstone Capital act on behalf of a select number of clients and funds that value excellent asset management and clear objectives.

Architect: John Fleming Architects were established in 1994, John Fleming Architects (JFA) has 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.

Planning consultant: Thornton O’Connor Town Planning is one of Ireland’s leading planning consultancies providing strategic, specialist and technical planning services to a wide range of clients. They are based in Dundrum, Dublin.

Planning consultant: Molloy & Associates was formed in 1990 as a multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in the complexities associated with developing in existing contexts. They are based in Dublin 4.

Consulting engineer: DBFL Consulting Engineers are one of Ireland’s leading engineering consultancies. They combine commercial understanding with innovative engineering solutions. They are based in Dublin 7.

Consulting Engineer: O’Connor Sutton Cronin produce fully engineered, quality designs that will bring cost security to projects. They are based in Dublin 7.

Environmental engineer: AWN Consulting Limited is a multidisciplinary consultancy offering specialist design advice, expert witness and litigation support in respect of a wide range of engineering and environmental disciplines. They are based in Dubin 17.

Landscape Consultant: Mitchell & Associates is a multidisciplinary design practice incorporating Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Arboriculture and Environmental Impact Assessment at its core.

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 architectural CGIs, aerial CGIs and verified view montages. All images were used for planning and marketing purposes. They are based in Dublin 4, Ireland.