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Construction Begins on 155 New Homes in Foxburrow, Portlaoise

Construction is expected to commence imminently on the latest phase of UK developers, Hollybrook Homes, prestigious residential development at Foxburrow, Portlaoise.

The 155-unit development under construction comprises 115 houses, 36 apartments and 4 one-bed maisonettes in Foxburrow.

The houses comprise of a mix of two-storey terraced, semi-detached and detached dwellings with two-, three- and four-bed units available. The apartments comprise of a mix of one- and two-bed units that will be arranged in 3 three-storey blocks.

Construction of Phase 2 of the scheme began in February of this year which involved the development of 16 units. Further works are expected to soon commence on 12 further dwellings on the scheme.

Residents will have access to public and communal open spaces and children’s play areas. A total of 289 car spaces and a number of bicycle storage spaces are also outlined in the plans.

The overall scheme will complete the development of Foxburrow estate, which was previously permitted and partially constructed under Laois County Council.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau, liaised with the development team to construct a series of 3D Planning and 3D Marketing solutions. 3D Design Bureau produced Verified View MontagesArchitectural CGIs and a BRE Daylight & Sunlight Assessment which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála. The visuals are now being used for marketing purposes with national media covering the project.

Architectural CGI of Foxburrow SHD, Portlaoise
Architectural CGI of Foxburrow SHD, Portlaoise

The Construction of Foxburrow – Full Project Details:

Project Name: Foxburrow SHD, Portlaoise

Site Location: Foxburrow, Beladd, Portlaoise, County Laois.

Planning Stage: On site

Planning Documents: Development website – An Bord Pleanála 

Floor Area: 15,884 m2

Site Area: 4.49 hectares

Units: 155

Car parking: 289

Architectural CGI of Foxburrow SHD, Portlaoise
Architectural CGI of Foxburrow SHD, Portlaoise

Development Team:

Developer: Hollybrook Homes is a family owned, award-winning developer/contractor. We have wide ranging experience and operations in the UK, Ireland, and USA.

Architect: McCrossan O’Rourke Manning Architects is a leading Architectural practice with specialisation in master planning and residential design for private developers, institutional and public sector clients. The practice is currently expanding its involvement in the mixed use and commercial sectors. They are based in Dublin, Ireland.

Agent: Byrne Casey & Associates are a multi-disciplined team of specialists across accounting, statutory audit, taxation, business advisory, outsourcing and company secretarial services.

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 14.

Planning Consultant: Cunnane Stratton Reynolds provides town planning, landscape architecture, environmental assessment and arboriculture services to developers and the public sector throughout Ireland and the UK from their offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway.

Planning Consultant: Future Analytics Consulting are a planning consultancy, providing rigorous, evidence-based solutions that drive positive change.

Consulting Engineer: Barrett Mahony Consulting Engineers is an established civil and structural engineering consultancy specialising in all aspects of civil and structural engineering and project management. They are based in Dublin, London, and Sofia.

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.

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 Dublin 17.

Energy Consultant: Sabre Electrical Services Limited are based in Dublin 11.

Main Contractor: Boderg Developments are based in County Laois.

Real-Estate Agent: Hume Auctioneers are based in Portlaoise and have been trading since 1940.

Development Information Source: Construction Information Services provide comprehensive, reliable, timely, and verified real time business intelligence to the construction sector.

CGI Consultants3D Design Bureau – are specialists in architectural visualisation, BIM and VR – delivering quality design planning and marketing solutions. They are based in Blackrock, Dublin.

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