#Housing


NEW POWERS TO SPEED UP HOUSE BUILDING

NEW POWERS TO SPEED UP HOUSE BUILDING Presently the supply of new housing in the Dublin area is not matching demand and this is serving to pump up house prices in the city.  It’s widely believed that developers/property speculators are deliberately slowing work on new estates so as to profit... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 04/08/14

Ushers’ Quay This week’s planning proposals sees the Dublin City Council requesting more information about a proposed 11 new apartments in a development that will see the large shed demolished on Ushers’ Quay.  In the broader context, this development should be considered as part of the increasing... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 28/07/14 to 01/08/14

Mount Argus   A major residential development for Mount Argus has been granted permission after originally being refused. The decision, which was successfully appealed this week will see the change of use, alterations and extension of an existing former monastery and detached outbuilding (c.4,085sq.m... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 21/07/14 to 25/07/14

No major decisions in this week’s Dublin 8 planning applications to the council.  Four social housing exemption certificates were applied for with the council. The law states that residential developments of four housing units or less, or on a site of an area of 0.1 hectares or less may be exempt... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 11/07/14 to 18/07/14

Credit to Property.ie  In this week’s planning proposals, permission is being sought for a small apartment development on New Row in Blackpitts.  There was one social housing exemption certificate granted this week.   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL: Area Area 2 – South Central Application... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 30/06/14 to 11/07/14

Image credit to Hugh Blake This week’s planning proposals also contains the previous week’s covering the period of 30/06/14 to 11/07/14.  We apologise for the inconvenience of its absence last week.   Planning for the building that currently houses a rehearsal studio on James’ Street has... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 24/06/14

Planning permission has been sought for the demolishing of 2 tower blocks as part of the Dolphin’s Barn redevelopment and the building of 100 new housing units. This is of course big news for the area. In other big residential property news, planning permission for the massive development at Clancy... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 17/06/14

This weeks planning contains the permission for the new Department of Social Protection Building in Cork Street.   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL:   Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 2116/09/x1 Application Type Extension of Duration of Permission Applicant Mr. Vincent Keary Location 10,... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 01/06/14

Due to some confusion on our end we are putting last week’s planning permission a little late. The major news this week is that permission as been sought for the second part of the rather large development that is the Hueston Quarter. This will see more retail space, a gym, “a cultural space”,... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 31/05/14

Two stories of note in this week’s planning permission, firstly, the Dublin Whiskey Company is reapplying for permission, the details of their application for their new distillery on Mill Street are immediately below and do not necessitate further summary.  Secondly, it would appear the major development... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 18/05/14

A rather large development for the Vicar Street venue on Thomas Street has applied for an extension of duration of permission. At the rear of Vicar Street’s music venue, a new 8 storey hotel is proposed.  The hotel developed will contain up to 194 bedrooms, a bar and restaurant and creative artist... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 12/05/14

This week’s Planning Decisions   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL:     Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 2295/14 Application Type Permission Applicant Katarzyna Czarkowska Location Quadrant House, Chapelizod Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20 Proposal The development... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 05/05/14

  No huge developments this week, except a residential complex was denied permission beside Mount Argus Church.  In other planning related news, however, is the moving of the Thomas Street Welfare Office to Cork Street.  We will keep you posted as we find out more from the DCC and also a thanks... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 22/04/14

The big news in this week’s planning permission is permission has been granted for a large residential development in Clancy Barracks. The residential units will be built in the existing barracks as it is a protected structure. The oldest of the barracks dates from the late 18th century and has been... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 21/04/14

Our apologies for the delay in posting last week’s planning updates, there were a number of technical issues that needed to be contended with but are now running smoothly. The big use in last week’s planning updates (sorry again!) was the regeneration of St Theresa Garden’s has entered an “Observations”... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 14/04/14

This week’s planning permission updates is reasonably quiet. Eight new houses are being constructed on the South Circular Road just coming into Rialto Village from the James’ Hospital end.     Diageo have applied to make storage alterations to their main brewery on Victoria Quay, to those following... 

Dublin 8 Planning – Week Starting 17/03/14

  This weeks planning decisions for Dublin 8,  no major grandbreaking developments.    AREA 2   COMMERCIAL: Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 2378/14 Application Type Permission Applicant Fourcourt Promotions Location Unit 3, Long Mile Road Business Park, Long... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week 48, 2013

St. James’s Hospital have applied to implement large signs at both the James’s Street and Rialto entrances/exits. This is the first tangible visual sign locally of the impending new National Children’s Hospital, which is planned to be built on the St. James’s Hospital campus.... 

Free Public Seminar Explaining Irish Planning System (Dec 06)

The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) is holding a special event in the city centre tomorrow, which is aimed at explaining the planning process here in Ireland to the general public. The IPI hope to be able to ‘demystify’ the whole process for everyday folks, with the hope that we may walk... 

Dublin 100 Years Ago: Death, Disease And Overcrowding

A housing inquiry in 1914 found that 16 members of Dublin Corporation owned tenements and it was clear that Corporation members intervened to foil the enforcement of regulations against their properties While Dublin may have been regarded as the “second city” of the British Empire in the... 
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