88 Coolock Homes Gets Go Ahead

Torca Homes Ltd have received planning approval from An Bord Pleanála for the construction 88 homes at a site, on former chanel college lands, main street, coolock, dublin 5

The development, which is estimated at €26m, will feature 88 apartments in two blocks ranging 5 to 6 storeys in height.

The Coolock scheme will comprise of a mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bed units with associated private open spaces.

A total of 83 car spaces and a number of bicycle storage spaces are also outlined in the planning documents.

The site area, which is 0.87 hectares is located 7km from Dublin’s central business district. The scheme is also designed to cater for the surge of workers that are employed by the nearby Cadbury Ireland chocolate factory and Tayto Crisps factory.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau liaised Ferreira Architecture to produce 3D planning solutions for this project. 3D Design Bureau constructed verified view montages which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála.

Coolock property surge

There will be a further 471 built-to-rent apartments constructed on the former Chivers jam factory site in Coolock.

An Bord Pleanála have recently granted planning permission to London-based developer, Platinum Land to build the €108m residential scheme.

Architectural visualisation of Coolock apartment scheme.
Architectural visualisation of Coolock apartment scheme.

Full project details:

Project name: €26m apartment development, Coolock, Dublin 5.

Contract stage: Planning granted.

Planning documents: Dublin City Council

Ref no: 3301/19

Floor area: 9389 m2

Site area: 0.87 hectares

Units: 88

Storeys: 5

Proposed verified view montage of Coolock apartment development
Proposed verified view montage of Coolock apartment development

Development team

Developer: Torca Homes Ltd. is a property development company operating from the Dublin area and active throughout Ireland, with development sites that range in size from 10 up to 150 units

Architect: Ferreira Architecture: were established in 2006, Ferreira Architects have collaborated with many of the major developers, builders and financial institutions in Ireland.

Planning consultant: McGill Planning Limited offers a variety of high-quality professional town planning consultancy services to the development industry. They are based in Dublin 2, Ireland.

Landscape consultant: Doyle + O’Troithigh have over 25 years’ experience with a number of Ireland’s largest landscape architectural practices. They have a considerable working knowledge in all aspects of landscape architecture; from inception design to on-site project management.

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 of which were used for planning purposes. They are based in Dublin 4, Ireland.