Mix-Use Scheme at Swiss Cottage, Santry

Works are progressing at an estimated €27m residential and commercial development located at Swiss Cottage Public House, Santry, Dublin 9.

Main contractor, MB McNamara Construction, began works in Summer 2019 as Cinamol Limited received planning permission from An Bord Pleanála to construct 112 ‘build-to-rent’ apartments and 3 commercial units.

The apartment scheme will feature a mix of 1- and 2-bed homes spanning over 3 to 6 storey blocks.

The 3 commercial units at ground floor level will comprise of a retail unit (87 sq.m.), a restaurant (155 sq.m.) and a café (156 sq.m.)

The Santry development will also include communal open spaces such as a courtyard area, resident outdoor exercise area and a roof terrace.

Residents will also have access to amenities such as common areas, shared workspaces, lounges, kitchen area, event spaces, gym and outdoor training facilities.

The Santry scheme is due to be completed in the first quarter of 2021.

CGI consultants. 3D Design Bureau liaised with John Flemming Architects to produce 3D planning solutions including a BRE daylight analysis report and a series of verified view montages from various viewpoints.

BRE Daylight Analysis of Swiss Cottage from June 6 to June 21
BRE Daylight Analysis of Swiss Cottage from June 6 to June 21

Full Project Details:

Project name: €27m Mixed-Use Development at Swiss Cottage, Santry

Site location: Lands at Swiss Cottage Public House, Swords Road and School House Lane, Santry, Dublin 9

Contract stage: On-site

Start date: 03/07/2019

Expected finish date: 03/07/2021

Planning documents: An Bord Pleanála

Ref no: ABPREF303358

Floor area: 11345 m2

Site area: 0.48 hectares

Storeys: 3-6

Units: 112

Verified view of proposed mixed-use development at Swiss Cottage, Santry.
Verified view of proposed mixed-use development at Swiss Cottage, Santry.

Development team:

Developer: Cinamol are based in Dublin 2.

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: John Spain Associates was established in 1996 by John Spain. Based in heart of Dublin’s central business district with associate offices in London, Manchester and Leeds in the United Kingdom. They a wide range of professional services throughout Ireland in the areas of planning, development and environment.

Civil and Consulting Engineers and Transport Consultant: 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.

Archaeologist: Rubicon Heritage Services Limited: are a major archaeological firm serving the UK and Irish markets.

Landscape Consultant: Ronan MacDiarmada & Associates are based in Newcastle, Dublin.

Main contractor: MB Mcnamara Construction offers clients a complete construction service from pre-construction services, management and general contracting through to construction consultancy. They are based in Dublin 2.

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 produced Verified View Montages and a BRE Daylight Analysis report which were used for both planning purposes.

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