Go Ahead for 155 Homes – Foxburrow, Portlaoise

UK developers, Hollybrook Homes have received the green light from An Bord Pleanála for the construction of 155 homes at Foxburrow, Portlaoise.

Approved under fast-track planning, the 155 units will be made up of 115 houses, 36 apartments and 4 one-bed maisonettes.

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.

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 proposed development 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, Portlaois.
Architectural CGI of Foxburrow SHD, Portlaois.

Full Project Details:

Project name: Foxburrow SHD, Portlaoise

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

Planning stage: Planning granted

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, Portlaois.
Architectural CGI of Foxburrow SHD, Portlaois.

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.

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.

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.

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 Dubin 17.

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

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

CGI consultants3D Design Bureau – are specialists in architectural visualisation, BIM and VR – delivering quality design planning and marketing solutions. For this project 3D Design Bureau created a series of Verified View MontagesArchitectural CGIs and a BRE Daylight & Sunlight Assessment which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála. They are based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

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