Developers seek planning permission for 1,376 units on two north Dublin sites

Sites located in Baldoyle and Malahide

Two developers are seeking planning permission from An Bord Pleanála for 1,376 residential units for two separate sites in north Dublin.

In Strategic Housing Development (SHD) plans for the townland of  Stapolin, Baldoyle, Dublin 13, Lismore Homes Ltd has lodged a €468 million application to build 1,007 apartments comprising 563 two-bedroom, four-person units, 247 one-bed units, 94 two-bedroom, three-person units, 45 three-bed units and 58 studios.

As part of its compliance with Part V social housing provisions, Lismore Homes Ltd has put an indicative price tag of €92.97 million on the sale of 200 residential units to Fingal County Council for social housing.

The documents put an average cost of €464,893 on each home.


In a separate application, Hollybrook Homes subsidiary, Kinwest Ltd is to lodge plans in the coming days for 369 residential units for lands around Auburn House, Malahide.

The Kinwest scheme is to comprise of 239 apartments, 87 houses and 42 duplex units and Auburn House as one dwelling.

The development will consist of 135 one-bedroom and duplex apartments, 138 two-bedroom and duplex apartments; eight three-bedroom and duplex apartments, 47 three-bedroom houses, 34 four-bedroom houses and six five-bedroom homes along with the 11-bedroom Auburn House.

The apartment blocks in the scheme are to reach to four, five and six storeys.

Permitted SHDs

In relation to the Lismore Homes proposal, the proposed scheme is to integrate with the permitted SHDs at lands to the south and lands to the west where An Bord Pleanála has already approved a total of 2,202 residential units.

The new Lismore Homes scheme on 15 acres is to comprise 16 buildings with heights varying from four to 12 storeys.

Decisions are due on the two applications by An Bord Pleanála later this year.

Gordon Deegan

Gordon Deegan

Gordon Deegan is a contributor to The Irish Times