Planning application for The Cobblestone Public House site

Wed, Oct 6, 2021

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A planning application has been made for a hotel at 77-80 North King Street. 77 North King Street is the current location of the Cobblestone Public House. The plans call for the retention of the existing Cobblestone Public House. My submission to Dublin City Council on this application is available below.

Planning application for The Cobblestone Public House site

My observations

A draft of the observations Cllr. Darcy Lonergan, Cllr. Janet Horner and I plan to submit to Dublin City Council can be found here. You are free to use any or all of that in your own submission.

If you don’t plan on making your own submission you can be listed as a co-signatory of this submission by adding your details here.

Ciarán Cuffe MEP’s observation can be found here

Public meeting

I will hosted a online meeting at Thursday October 21st to discuss the application, hear any observations from people in the area and outline the process for sending an observation to Dublin City Council. A copy of the presentation is attached below

Application description:


Marron Estates Ltd., based on the latest filed documents, is a primarily UK owned Irish registered company. Marron Estates has been involved in house building projects in Ireland.

Application files and Making an observation

The planning application is available here. That includes floor plans, 3D renders of what the new buildings will look like, traffic plans, etc.

There are some photos from the hard copy application here that were taken before the digital version became available online on the 12th of October.

Observations can be submitted online by 4th November to Dublin City Council. A guide to submitting an application can be found here


The site is currently zoned “City Centre – Zone Z5”. This is described as: “To consolidate and facilitate the development of the central area, and to identify, reinforce, strengthen and protect its civic design character and dignity.” “Hotel” is explicitly listed as one of the permissible uses.

Cobblestone zoning map

Dublin City Development Plan

The Dublin City Development Plan is a key reference document for how planning planning decisions are made. Of particult refence to this application are sections Cultural Hubs and Quarters and 11.1.3 Challenges around build heritage

Getting in touch

Please get in touch on if there are any queries on this application.