Glass Bottle site receivers appeal Poolbeg social housing plans

An Bord Pleanála to open hearing on council plan for fast-track Dublin development

The homeless protest at the Irish Glass Bottle site calling for affordable housing in 2016. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The homeless protest at the Irish Glass Bottle site calling for affordable housing in 2016. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to build almost 1,000 social and affordable homes at the Glass Bottle site on Dublin’s Poolbeg peninsula have been appealed by the site’s receivers, despite the State owning a large stake in the land.

An Bord Pleanála will later this month open a public hearing on Dublin City Council’s plans for fast-track development of up to 3,500 apartments in a new Strategic Development Zone (SDZ)at Poolbeg.

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