Matts of Cabra planning application

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

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The first stage in a Strategic Housing Development application for 137 Build to Rent apartments on the old Matts of Cabra site was made to An Bord Pleanála on 11th August 2021.

Matts of Cabra planning application

The application is being made directly to An Bord Pleanála under the Strategic Housing Development (more than 100 units) legislation. The first step in that process is a consultation between the developer, An Bord Pleanála and Dublin City Council. The application to start that stage of the process was submitted 11th August 2021 (Ref 311079) and is due to complete 12th October 2021.

Should An Bord Pleanála deem the application to be valid, the developer can then move to the second phase which is the period during which members of the public may submit their observations on the application.

The site has been derelict for too long. That said there are big issues with Build to Rent apartments not least of which is the fact that none of these apartments will be sold to members of the public.

Currently there is existing permission permission on the site for:

If you have any queries on this matter please get in touch with me on or (01) 618 3172

A rough map of the site is below:

Map of site