590 new homes in plans for Knocklyon

Ardstone homes have submitted a strategic housing application to an Bord Pleanála for the construction of 590 homes on Scholarstown Road, Knocklyon, Dublin 16.

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

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 submitted

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.