Historic Dublin bakery faces demolition for student scheme

Five-block complex planned for St Peter’s Bakery site on Parnell Street

All the existing buildings on the St Peter’s Bakery site are planned for demolition, except the early 20th century offices which face on to Parnell Street. Image: Google Maps

All the existing buildings on the St Peter’s Bakery site are planned for demolition, except the early 20th century offices which face on to Parnell Street. Image: Google Maps

Plans for five blocks of student accommodation up to eight storeys high on Dublin’s Parnell Street are facing opposition over the partial demolition of the old St Peter’s Bakery.

SP Bakery Ltd intends to apply to An Bord Pleanála for fast-track planning permission for the complex for 257 students at the east end of Parnell Street, close to the junction with Gardiner Street and opposite the 491-bed Kavanagh Court student scheme.

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