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Torca Homes have submitted a Strategic Housing Development application to An Bord Pleanála for the construction 120 homes in Charleville on Sion Road, Kilkenny
If approved, the development, which is estimated at €24.5m by Construction Information Services, will feature 36 houses and 84 apartments in ranging from 2- to 4-storeys.
The proposed scheme will comprise of a mix of 1-, 2- and 3+-bed units arranged within 7 blocks. A childcare facility has also been outlined within the plans.
Landscaping proposals include a new public park (to be taken in charge by Kilkenny CoCo) providing access to the River Nore Valley Walk which runs through the southern portion of the Sion Hermitage Lands site.
Torca Homes have outlined plans to upgrade the footpath along Sion Road as far as the junction with the Dublin Road and the provision of cycle lanes as part of the overall development.
A total of 154 car spaces and 104 bicycle storage spaces are also outlined in the planning documents.
Sion Hermitage Lands site area, which is 5.85 hectares is located 2 kilometres from Kilkenny city centre.
CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau liaised with Torca Developments and Brian Dunlop Architects to provide 3D planning and marketing solutions for this project. 3D Design Bureau produced verified view montages, architectural CGIs and aerial CGIs which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála and to enhance marketing strategies.
Full Project Details:
Project name: Sion Road SHD, Kilkenny
Site location: Sion Hermitage Lands, Sion Road, Kilkenny
Planning stage: Planning submitted
Floor area: 13,118 m2
Site area: 5.85 hectares
Car parking: 154
Developer: Torca Developments Limited is a property development company operating from the Dublin area and active throughout Ireland, with development sites that range in size from 10 up to 150 units.
Architect: Brian Dunlop Architects provide a broad range of architectural, project management, health and safety, and interior design services. They are based in Kilkenny.
Planning Consultant: McGill Planning Limited offers a variety of high-quality professional town planning consultancy services to the development industry. They are based in Dublin 2, Ireland.
Archaeologist: Kilkenny Archaeology are an independent professional consulting company which have been providing archaeological services since 1998 to a wide range of public and private clients.
Consultant Engineer: Atkins Ireland Limited: is one of the leading designs, engineering and project management consultancies in Europe. They have offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway.
Landscape Consultant: Mitchell & Associates is a multidisciplinary design practice incorporating Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Arboriculture and Environmental Impact Assessment at its core. They are based in Dublin 9.
Transport Consultant: Hegsons Design Consultancy Ltd has extensive experience of servicing clients with transport and development planning. They are based in Dublin 2.
Structural & Civil Engineer: David Kelly Partnership work with multi-disciplinary project teams to design efficient, cost-effective structures for residential, commercial and public buildings. They are based in Kilkenny.
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 provided 3D planning and marketing solutions. 3D Design Bureau produced verified view montages, architectural CGIs and aerial CGIs which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála and to enhance marketing strategies.