Application for 280 bed co-living development at Hendrons site

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

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At 7pm on Tuesday 12th Jan 2021 Neasa hosted an online meeting to discuss the application, hear any observations from people in the area and outline the process for sending an observation to An Bord Pleanála.

Application for 280 bed co-living development at Hendrons site

Update 7th April 2021 - An Bord Pleanála announced it has refused permission for this development.

Neasa’s observation to An Bord Pleanála

Neasa submitted this set of observations to An Bord Pleanála.

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An Bord Pleanála application

An application was made on 7th December 2020 and is going direct to An Bord Pleanála under the Strategic Housing Development legislation. Any observations need to be in to An Bord Pleanála by 19th January 2021.

We are in the process of evaluating the application in detail but in summary:


The design is a 280 bedroom co-living scheme. The Minister for Housing has effectively banned new co-living applications but applications in train will be allowed to proceed.

Social Housing

Sadly there is no social housing element to this development. Co-living developments are exempt from Part V social housing obligations.

Protected Structure

On 22nd January 2020 Dublin City Council resolved to add Hendrons, 37-40 Dominick Street Upper to the Record of Protected Structures. Full details here.

Full plans

Full plans for the development can be found at the


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