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The 7-Storey Hotel Approved on Dublin’s Little Britain Street.

Plans have been lodged for the amendment of a previously approved 143 bedroom hotel located on Little Britain Street in Dublin 7.

Working within the granted massing and heights, the interior of the scheme was redesigned to suit the new end users’ brand requirements. Gold Tree Hotel Dublin 2 Limited had received planning approval from Dublin City Council for the hotel in August 2019. The scheme was designed by Dublin-based John Fleming Architects.

The hotel will be located close to the soon-to-be revitalised fruit and vegetable markets and adjacent to the historic Green Street Courthouse and park.

The hotel will comprise 143 bedrooms contained with a single block that will be 7 storeys in height with an eight-floor penthouse. Inside, a reception, bar, licensed restaurant, and business area will be included.

The site currently homes to a two-storey building that will be demolished prior to the construction of the hotel. The existing granite door surround, however, will not be demolished and will instead be relocated within the new development.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau, liaised with the development team to provide both 3D planning and 3D marketing solutions. 3D Design Bureau produced a total of 11 verified view montages, 1 presentation photomontages, and a BRE daylight and sunlight assessment which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála. The 3D visualisations are now being used for marketing purposes with national media covering the project.

Verified View Montage of Little Britain Street Hotel Development (proposed)
Verified View Montage of Little Britain Street Hotel Development (proposed)

Full Project Details:

(Provided by Construction Information Services)

Project Name: Little Britain Street Hotel Development

Project Type: Hotel Development

Site Location: Site at Little Britain Street and Little Green Street, Dublin 7, Co. Dublin.

Stage: Plans Granted

Planning Documents: Planning DocumentsAn Bord Pleanala

Planning Authority: Dublin City Council

Planning Reference: 2370/19

Floor Area: 6,200 m2

Site Area: 0.09 ha

Total Bedrooms: 143

Storeys: 7

Bicycle Parking: 16

Verified View Montage of Little Britain Street Hotel Development (proposed)
Verified View Montage of Little Britain Street Hotel Development (proposed)

Development Team

Developer: Carra Shore Limited is based in County Kildare.

Developer: Gold Tree Hotel Dublin 2 Limited

Architect: John Fleming Architects have 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: John Spain Associates provide a wide range of planning consultancy and development services to their clients.

Mech and Elec Engineer: O’Connor Sutton Cronin is founded on a reputation for providing award-winning design creativity, excellence and cost-effective solutions without compromise.

Civil Engineer: Waterman Moylan are experts in civil, structural, transportation, mechanical, and electrical engineering as well as sustainability and construction-related health and safety consultancy.

Archaeologist: Irish Archaeological Consultants Ltd (IAC) is an award-winning archaeological and built heritage consultancy with offices in Dublin, Waterford, and Belfast. They provide a comprehensive range of heritage services to private and public sector clients both North and South of the Border.

Landscape Consulting: Kennet Consulting is based in Dublin 2.

Landscape Consultant: Doyle + O’Troithigh delivers projects that range from public realm design and open space development to landscape restoration and conservation.

Conservation Engineer: Historic Building Consultants are based in County Wicklow.

Fire Protection Consultant: Michael Slattery Associates provides fire safety engineering services for the design, construction, and operation of buildings throughout Ireland and the UK. 

CGI Consultants: 3D 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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