Planning application for Quinn's Pub site

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

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Details have been provided on the planning application for Quinn's pub site lodged on 9th Feb 2021.

Planning application for Quinn's Pub site

Rental only

50 build to rent residential units i.e. there will be no option to purchase.

Height/Layout

Five storeys facing onto Drumcondra Road Lower to a height of 17m. Tapering to two storeys toward rear of the site.

Three commercial units (bookmakers, café and a retail unit) at ground floor facing Drumcondra Road Lower.

Block layout

Unit types

Current mix of the 50 units is:

Social Housing

Under Part V legislation Dublin City Council has expressed its intent to buy units in the development.

At this point no detail has been provided in the application as to how many units (typically 10% so that would be 5 units) or how much is being paid for the units.

Existing building/façade

The developer’s view is that “Quinn’s is not of special architectural heritage” and the plan is to demolish it all including the retained façades to the north of Quinns.

Retained façade

The new building front will look something like this

Computer image of new building

Parking

86 cycle parking spaces and no car parking spaces (given public transport options available)

Full plans

Full plans for the development can be found here

Getting in touch

Please get in contact with me at neasa.hourigan@oireachtas.ie if there are any queries in relation to this.