Go Ahead for 94 Homes – Summerhill, Portlaoise

UK & Irish developers, Hollybrook Homes have been granted planning permission for the development of 94 new homes in Summerhill, Portlaoise.

The development, which has an estimated worth of €17m, will be made of 94 units comprising both houses and apartments. The homes will encompass a mix of two-storey, semi-detached and detached dwellings with two- three- and four- bedroom units available. The apartments will be split into 2 three-storey blocks comprising a mix of one- and three-bedroom apartments.

The plans outline a total of 166 car parking spaces and a number of bicycle spaces. The scheme will overlook 2 acres of the Summerhill Pond in Portlaoise.

The scheme is located within 2km from the centre of Portlaoise. Commuters can reach Dublin along the M7 in less than an hour by car and approx. 45 minutes by train.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau, liaised with the development team to construct a series of Architectural CGIs which are being used for marketing purposes.

Architectural CGI of Housing Development in Summerhill, Portlaoise.
Architectural CGI of Housing Development in Summerhill, Portlaoise.

Full Project Details:

Project name: Summerhill Housing Development, Portlaoise

Site location: Summerhill, Portlaoise

Planning stage: Planning granted

Planning documents: Laois County Council

Floor area:  9458m2

Site area: 3.59 hectares

Units: 91

Storeys: 3

Car parking: 166

Structures: 2

Architectural CGI of Housing Development in Summerhill, Portlaoise.
Architectural CGI of Housing Development in Summerhill, 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.

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.

Consultant 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.

Landscape consultant: Cunnane Stratton Reynolds provides town planning, landscaping architecture, environmental assessment and arboriculture services to developers and the public sector throughout Ireland and the UK.

Transport Consultant: Roadplan Consulting provides services in road design, road safety and transportation assessment.

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 created a series of Architectural CGIs. They are based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

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