Citywest Drive SHD Receives Green Light

OBSF (1) Limited have received planning permission from An Bord Pleanála for the construction of 290 homes in Citywest, Dublin.

The €65m development known as ‘Citywest Drive’ will be located at Citywest Shopping Centre and will feature a mix of one-, two- and three-bed apartments spanning over 5-7 storey blocks.

Citywest Drive will also feature 153 car spaces and 298 bicycle parking spaces.

Approximately 8% of the 2.9 hectare site will be dedicated to landscaped open spaces including courtyards, children’s play areas and an outdoor gym.

A childcare facility will also be included along with all ancillary works including, pedestrian walkways and lighting, cycle links, green roofs and waste facilities.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau liaised closely with John Flemming Architects to construct a series architectural visualisation images which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála. 3D Design Bureau also produced architectural CGIs which are being used for marketing purposes and to help inform the design decisions by the development team.

Architectural CGI of Citywest SHD

Full project details:

Project name: Strategic Housing development, Citywest, Dublin 24.

Site location:  Citywest Shopping Centre, Fortunestown, Dublin 24

Planning stage: Planning granted

Planning documents: Development website – An Bord PleanálaSouth Dublin County Council

Ref no: ABPREF305556

Floor area: 26929 m2

Site area: 2.9 hectares

Storeys: 5-7

Units: 290

Architectural CGI of Citywest SHD
Architectural CGI of Citywest SHD

Development team:

Developer: OBSF (1) Limited 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: Tom Phillips and Associates: is a Dublin-based company specialising in spatial planning, development and geospatial analysis operating throughout Ireland since 2002.

Project and cost management: Mitchell McDermot provide Cost Management, Technical Due Diligence, Funder Advisory Services, Insolvency Services and Consultancy Services across all sectors of the construction industry. They are based in Dublin 4.

Mech & elec engineer: Axis Engineering we established in 2004, Axiseng is a highly resourced, independent building services consulting engineering practice.

Landscape consultant: Park Hood are chartered landscape architects 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, Team 3DDB created a series of architectural CGIs and verified view montages. All images were used for planning and marketing purposes. They are based in Dublin 4, Ireland.

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