Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016
Planning and Development (Strategic Housing Development) Regulations 2017
Notice of Strategic Housing Development
Application to An Bord Pleanála
Labinies Limited intend to apply to An Bord Pleanála for permission for a strategic housing development on this site, the former “Matts of Cabra” public house and lands to the rear, Fassaugh Avenue, Cabra, Dublin 7.
The development will consist of: 1) the demolition of the former “Matts of Cabra” public house and associated structures; 2) the construction of a mixed use development comprising student accommodation consisting of 208 no. ensuite student accommodation bedrooms – 198 no. bedspaces in 32 no. house units (ranging in size between 4 and 8 single bed ensuite rooms) in a linked four and five storey building and 10 no. single bed ensuite studio rooms in a three storey building, and associated facilities including a central access lobby, a central hub, recreation spaces, administration areas at basement and ground floor levels – and 657.65 sq. m. of retail floor space in 2 no. units fronting onto Fassaugh Avenue – 368.47 sq. m. on the basement, ground and first floors of the four/five storey building and 289.18 sq. m. on the basement and ground floors of the three storey building; 3) the construction of a vehicular access onto Fassaugh Avenue and the provision of a vehicle set down in front of the four/five storey building; and 4) all other site development works including landscaped gardens and open amenity areas, a roof garden on the Fassaugh Avenue side of the linked four/five storey building, the provision of 9 no. surface car parking spaces (including 1 no. disabled space), 114 no. cycle parking spaces, a covered bin store, an ESB substation and switch room and the formation of a public plaza on the Fassaugh Road frontage including the provision of 2 no. visitor car parking spaces.
The application may be inspected, or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during public opening hours at the offices of An Bord Pleanála and Dublin City Council. The application may also be inspected online at the following website set up by the applicant: www.fassaughavenueshd.ie.
Any person may, within the period of 5 weeks beginning on the date of receipt by An Bord Pleanála of the application and on payment of the prescribed fee of €20 (except for certain prescribed bodies), make a submission or observations in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, relating to the implications of the proposed development, if carried out, for proper planning and sustainable development in the area or areas concerned, and the likely effects on the environment or the likely effects on a European site, as the case may be, of the proposed development, if carried out. Submissions or observations duly made will be considered by An Bord Pleanála in making a decision on the application. Such submissions or observations must also include the following information:
- the name of the person, authority or body making the submission or observations, the name of the person, if any, acting on behalf of that person, authority or body, and the address to which any correspondence relating to the application should be sent,
- the subject matter of the submission or observations, and
- the reasons, considerations and arguments on which the submission or observations is or are based.
An Bord Pleanála may grant permission for the strategic housing development as proposed, or may grant permission subject to such modifications as it specifies in its decision, or may grant permission in part only, with or without any other modifications it may specify in its decision, or may refuse to grant permission for the proposed development. An Bord Pleanála may attach to a grant of permission such conditions as it considers appropriate.
Any enquiries relating to the application process should be directed to the Strategic Housing Development Section of An Bord Pleanála (Tel. 01-858 8100).